Archive | 19 avril 2012

“…Is Fukushima’s Doomsday Machine About to Blow?…” (whoar.co.nz)

“…Mounting troubles at Japan’s hobbled Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear power plant now pose a real threat to human survival. If the area in which Unit 4 is struck by another 7.0 magnitude earthquake – there’s a 70 percent chance that “the … Co…

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Lawyer crusades for more disclosure (Japan Times)

Kazuo Hizumi was almost unique among reporters who flocked to Tepco news conferences to cover the crisis at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant. Doubting whether Tokyo Electric Power Co. and the government were disclosing enough information about how the…

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Tomioka cherry blossoms get no-go zone treatment (Japan Times)

Cherry blossoms in the town of Tomioka, which is in the no-go zone set up for the Fukushima disaster, were shown to media Thursday as they reached full bloom. The town, which lies within the 20-km-radius exclusion zone from the plant, boasts a 2.5-km s…

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Tepco’s robot video coverage of unity #2 at F. Daiichi (Michele Kearney’s Nuclear Wire)

… date/2012/201204-e/120418-02e. html Related articles TEPCO sends robot into Fukushima Daiichi Reactor 2 Torus Room – Finds high radiation levels but no signs of leaks TEPCO finds no damage at Fukushima No. 2 reactor’s suppression pool Gundersen: « I…

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The Nuclear Industry’s Answer to Its Marketplace Woes; Construction Work in Progress (CWIP) financing shifts the risks of nuclear energy to utility ratepayers. (NewEnergyNews)

The Nuclear Industry’s Answer to Its Marketplace Woes; Construction Work in Progress (CWIP) financing shifts the risks of nuclear energy to utility ratepayers. Herman K. Trabish, February 22, 2012 (Greentech Media) click to enlarge A sign of the nucl…

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Fukushima fuel removal buildings – World Nuclear News

World Nuclear NewsFukushima fuel removal buildingsWorld Nuclear NewsPlans for the removal of nuclear fuel from Fukushima Daiichi 4 have been explained by Tokyo Electric Power Company (Tepco). Unit 4 is heavily damaged and the used fuel pond has had to …

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Japan Posts Record Fiscal-Year Trade Deficit – IndustryWeek

Jakarta PostJapan Posts Record Fiscal-Year Trade DeficitIndustryWeekThe country's energy imports have soared in the wake of the Fukushima nuclear crisis, with atomic power stations taken offline and fossil-fuel plants used to make up the difference…

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Fukushima fuel removal buildings (World Nuclear News)

Plans for the removal of nuclear fuel from Fukushima Daiichi 4 have been explained by Tokyo Electric Power Company.Source : World Nuclear NewsExplore : Asia, Business, Energy and Water, Japan, World

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Sen. Ron Wyden urges Japan to move faster to clean up, contain radioactive … – OregonLive.com

OregonLive.comSen. Ron Wyden urges Japan to move faster to clean up, contain radioactive …OregonLive.comBy Charles Pope, The Oregonian View full sizeThe Associated PressSeverely damaged reactor Unit 3 is seen at the tsunami-crippled Fukushima Dai-ich…

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Lawyer to take over at Fukushima plant operator – AsiaOne

BBC NewsLawyer to take over at Fukushima plant operatorAsiaOneTOKYO – A 64-year-old lawyer is to be the new chairman of Tokyo Electric Power, taking on the task of revamping the troubled operator of Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant, o…

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Japan appoints new Tepco chairman (BBC News )

Kazuhiko Shimokobe is appointed the new chairman for Tepco, the power firm behind last year’s Fukushima nuclear plant disaster.Source : BBC News Explore : Asia, Japan, World

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Company Turnaround Lawyer Shimokobe Accepts Job to Run Tepco – Bloomberg

EnformableCompany Turnaround Lawyer Shimokobe Accepts Job to Run TepcoBloomberg(9501) and start restructuring the company at the heart of the Fukushima nuclear disaster. Shimokobe, 64, heads the state-backed fund set up to handle the bailout of the uti…

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Japanese shares fall (Business Report)

Japanese shares declined after overnight losses on Wall Street and European markets and as investors sold stocks to lock in quick profits after recent gains. ||| Japanese shares declined Thursday after overnight losses on Wall Street and European marke…

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Franco Piri FOCARDI Video "Atomocrazia/Fukushima" (FLUX-USA)

Hello my friends! I have tried to make this videoanimation on the song « Atomocrazia/Fukushima » of one friend of mine and his group, This is the result. To you comments ;-) http://youtu.be/h8IGFx_tGFo Greetings FrancoSource : FLUX-USAExplore : Asia, Ja…

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Reporters visit cherry blossom beauty spot lost to Fukushima nuke disaster – Mainichi Daily News

Mainichi Daily NewsReporters visit cherry blossom beauty spot lost to Fukushima nuke disasterMainichi Daily NewsReporters and municipal staff in white protective suits walk along the "flower tunnel" in Tomioka, Fukushima Prefecture, inside th…

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Japan’s post-Fukushima energy descent (Make Wealth History)

Something rather remarkable has happened in Japan in the last year. As we all know, Japan’s East coast was hit by a devastating tsunami in March 2011. Several towns and cities were inundated, over 15,000 people died, and the world looked on as the ne…

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Subtle and not so subtle biases shape assessment of Fukushima (Michele Kearney’s Nuclear Wire)

Subtle and not so subtle biases shape assessment of Fukushima ScienceBlog.com (blog) From that perspective, I can see how biases on both sides of an issue shape people’s assessments of technologies like nuclear power in the wake of events like the trip…

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Fukushima: Probability theory is unsafe (Michele Kearney’s Nuclear Wire)

Fukushima: Probability theory is unsafe The Japan Times After three months of investigation, I analyzed and wrote a long report detailing minute by minute how the nuclear reactors were actually disabled ( pr.bbt757.com/eng/ ) 1. Three of the six reacto…

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Video: Cherry Blossoms in the Fukushima Daiichi Exclusion Zone (Japan Probe)

Japanese journalists received special permission to enter the exclusion zone around the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant so they could film the cherry blossoms in the empty town of Tomioka. Here is their video: Near the end of the clip, we are sho…

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Japan Trade Deficit a Record as Fuel Imports Rise – ABC News

ABC NewsJapan Trade Deficit a Record as Fuel Imports RiseABC NewsThe tsunami destroyed backup generators at Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant, sending three reactors into meltdown, setting off the worst nuclear disaster since Chernobyl, spewing radiatio…

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Japan trade deficit a record as fuel imports rise – BusinessWeek

Jakarta PostJapan trade deficit a record as fuel imports riseBusinessWeekThe tsunami destroyed backup generators at Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant, sending three reactors into meltdown, setting off the worst nuclear disaster since Chernobyl, spewing …

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Comment enseigner les catastrophes ?

Comment enseigner les catastrophes ?

fr.euronews.com Quel est l'impact des catastrophes naturelles sur la vie des enfants scolarisés ? Dans certaines régions touchées, des enseignants font cours sur ces évèneme…

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Federal government not testing West Coast salmon for Fukushima radiation – Straight.com

Straight.comFederal government not testing West Coast salmon for Fukushima radiationStraight.comThat sampling was undertaken in the wake of the March 2011 nuclear meltdown in Fukushima, Japan. "I don't think a one-off sort of test would be app…

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Southern Nuclear Power Plant Foes Urge Court to Block License – Bloomberg

Southern Nuclear Power Plant Foes Urge Court to Block LicenseBloomberg“Issuance of a stay is in the public interest,” the groups said in their filing yesterday, arguing the NRC failed to fully consider lessons learned from Japan's Fukushima Dai…

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Fukushima Reactor 2 Update: Radiation "Comparable to What We See in Space" (Teknosis)

Kurt Nimmo www.Infowars.com April 18, 2012 Source URL: http://www.infowars.com/fukushima-reactor-2-radiation-comparable-to-what-we-see-in-space/ TEPCO plans to use a robot today to photograph possible damage inside the suppression pool at the bottom of…

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Post-Fukushima nuclear allergy spreads in France – The Japan Times

Globe and MailPost-Fukushima nuclear allergy spreads in FranceThe Japan TimesLess than two months after the Fukushima crisis started unfolding, President Nicolas Sarkozy stated during a visit to Europe's largest nuclear power plant at Gravelines: &…

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