Archive | 24 avril 2012

Fukushima Nuclear Crisis Update for April 20th – April 23rd, 2012 (Eco Friendly Mag)

Fukushima Nuclear Crisis Update for April 20th – April 23rd, 2012 Filed under: Environment News Visit the original post at: Environment News © admin for Eco Friendly, 2012. | Permalink | No comment | Add to del.icio.us Post tags: Feed enhanced by Be…

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Why Fukushima is a Greater Disaster Than Chernobyl (Progressive Alaska)

by ROBERT ALVAREZ In the aftermath of the world’s worst nuclear power disaster, the news media is just beginning to grasp that the dangers to Japan and the rest of the world posed by the Fukushima-Dai-Ichi site are far from over. After repeated warni…

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Nucléaire, la catastrophe qui change tout_complement_enquete_18042012.wmv

Nucléaire, la catastrophe qui change tout_complement_enquete_18042012.wmv

Nucléaire, la catastrophe qui change tout : la catastrophe de Fukushima nous révèle chaque jour les mensonges de Tepco dont les ingénieurs p…

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"Is Fukushima’s Doomsday Machine About to Blow?" (Running ‘Cause I Can’t Fly)

« Is Fukushima’s Doomsday Machine About to Blow? » By Mike Whitney « 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 earth…

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Wells to be built near damaged reactors – UPI.com

UPI.comWells to be built near damaged reactorsUPI.comThe crippled Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant in Okumamachi, Fukushima prefecture, northern Japan is seen in this March 24, 2011 aerial photo taken by small unmanned drone and released by AIR P…

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Fwd: CC News Letter, 24 April – Why Fukushima Is A Greater Disaster Than Chernobyl (cryfreedom)

Source : cryfreedomExplore : Asia, Japan, World

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Fwd: CC News Letter, 24 April – Why Fukushima Is A Greater Disaster Than Chernobyl (dalitrefugees)

Source : dalitrefugeesExplore : Asia, Japan, World

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Fwd: CC News Letter, 24 April – Why Fukushima Is A Greater Disaster Than Chernobyl (palashbiswaslive)

Source : palashbiswasliveExplore : Asia, Japan, World

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Audit Confirms EPA Radiation Monitors Broken During… (Michele Kearney’s Nuclear Wire)

Audit Confirms EPA Radiation Monitors Broken During Fukushima Crisis from GSN Daily News By Douglas P. Guarino Global Security Newswire WASHINGTON – An internal audit has confirmed observers’ concerns that many of the U.S. Environmental Protection …

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Merkel Looks to Map Out Nuclear Exit – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalMerkel Looks to Map Out Nuclear ExitWall Street Journal"After the Fukushima incident, the German government acted frantically and didn't have a dialogue with the utilities," Mr. Wulf said. Now, "the main challenge …

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Why Fukushima is a Greater Disaster Than Chernobyl – CounterPunch

CounterCurrents.orgWhy Fukushima is a Greater Disaster Than ChernobylCounterPunchThe Fukushima Dai-Ichi accident revealed the folly of storing huge amounts of highly radioactive spent fuel in vulnerable pools, high above the ground. What both accidents…

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Inspection sheds light on Fukushima torus – World Nuclear News

World Nuclear NewsInspection sheds light on Fukushima torusWorld Nuclear NewsThe torus suppression chamber of Fukushima Daiichi 2 appears to be intact, ending speculation that it ruptured during the height of the accident sequence. In common with its s…

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NRC Blog Update: What’s So Hard(ened) About Vents? by Moderator (Michele Kearney’s Nuclear Wire)

U.S. NRC Blog What’s So Hard(ened) About Vents? by Moderator The idea of “containment venting” has been front and center in discussions about the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear accident and what the NRC wants plants to do to improve their vents. But …

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If reactors are deemed safe, restart them, OECD head urges (Japan Times)

… public opposition to atomic power in light of the nuclear disaster at Tokyo Electric Power Co.’s Fukushima No.1 power plant.Source : Japan TimesExplore : Asia, Components, Japan, Power Supplies, World

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Craft shop replicates pets lost in disaster (Japan Times)

A craft shop in Fukushima Prefecture is producing lifelike replicas to help pet owners remember cats and dogs that were lost in the March 2011 earth-tsunami disaster and Fukushima No. 1 nuclear crisis. Word has spread about Kinomoto, a shop in the city…

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Inspection sheds light on Fukushima torus (World Nuclear News)

The torus suppression chamber of Fukushima Daiichi 2 appears to be intact, ending speculation that it ruptured during the height of the accident sequence.Source : World Nuclear NewsExplore : Asia, Japan, World

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Inspector General Audit of EPA RadNet system during Fukushima disaster … – Enformable

Inspector General Audit of EPA RadNet system during Fukushima disaster …EnformableAn April 19th report by the EPA Inspector General's Office casts more doubt on an already embattled radiation monitoring system in the United States after the 2011 …

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Fukushima Nuclear Crisis Update for April 20th – April 23rd, 2012 (The Greenpeace weblog)

(This post is by Christine McCann) Here’s the latest of our news bulletins from the ongoing crisis at Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. Efforts to Restart Oi Reactors A senior METI official, Seishu Makino, traveled to Kyoto and Shiga P…

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Deadly radiation from Fukushima could remain for decade – Indiatalkies.com (India Talkies)

Tokyo, April 24: After the deadly earthquake and tsunami in Japan, airborne radiation levels from the Fukushima nuclear power plant are expected to remain at or close to dangerous levels at least until 2022, according to a government report. – Indiatal…

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Deadly radiation from Fukushima could remain for decade – Newstrack India

World Nuclear NewsDeadly radiation from Fukushima could remain for decadeNewstrack IndiaTokyo, April 24 (ANI): After the deadly earthquake and tsunami in Japan, airborne radiation levels from the Fukushima nuclear power plant are expected to remain at …

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Japon : feu vert pour le redémarrage partiel d’une centrale à Ohi

Japon : feu vert pour le redémarrage partiel d'une centrale à Ohi

fr.euronews.com "Sans danger et nécessaire", c'est en ces termes que le gouvernement japonais a donné son feu vert le 13 avril au red&eac…

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Land water flooding reactors to be diverted – The Japan Times

Land water flooding reactors to be divertedThe Japan TimesGroundwater is seeping into the damaged reactor buildings at the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant, and Tokyo Electric Power Co. plans to build about a dozen wells to redirect and halve the…

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The Fukushima Nuclear Disaster Is Far From Over (The Cult of the Dead Fish)

Spent reactor fuel, containing roughly 85 times more long-lived radioactivity than released at Chernobyl, still sits in pools vulnerable to earthquakes. More than a year after the Fukushima nuclear power disaster began, the news media is just beginning…

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Fukushima To Ask IAEA To Open Local Office – RTT News

Fukushima To Ask IAEA To Open Local OfficeRTT News(RTTNews) – The Governor of Japan's Fukushima prefecture will visit the headquarters of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to ask it to establish an office in the prefecture to help with …

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The Hidden Fallout of Fukushima (The Environmental Blog)

The Fukushima Daiichi disaster in March of 2011 delivered a third blow to Japan after a horrendous earthquake and tsunami. In the wake of this disaster, the world found itself reexamining the role of nuclear energy, resulting in many nations severely c…

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Earth Day questions (publishaletter.com)

… responsibility, especially when free, non hazardous alternatives exist? Should Chernobyl, Fukushima, Three Mile disasters give us pause in developing nuclear plants as Europe is phasing them out? Is it important that rising health problems; asthma,…

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Plant used bad breaker for decades (Girl Japanese)

{lang: ‘ar’}Plant used bad breaker for decades Kyodo A circuit breaker deemed quake-prone in 1978 remained installed at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant for more than 30 years, contributing to its total loss of power after the devastating earthquake a…

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Audit Confirms EPA Radiation Monitors Broken During Fukushima Crisis (Michele Kearney’s Nuclear Wire)

Audit Confirms EPA Radiation Monitors Broken During Fukushima CrisisSource : Michele Kearney’s Nuclear WireExplore : Asia, Japan, World

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We Don’t Know How To Deal With Big Problems (HorsesAss.Org)

… plans fail. It isn’t just the oil spills. We’re more than a year into a slow motion disaster in Fukushima . And while these are, of course, a failure of regulation, they’re also a failure of corporate power. I don’t know what the solution i…

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Some Japanese towns to stay dangerously radioactive for at least a decade – CBS News

CBS NewsSome Japanese towns to stay dangerously radioactive for at least a decadeCBS News(CBS News) As Japan continues to clean up after the deadly earthquake and tsunami that killed nearly 16000 people on March 11, 2011, one thing is clear: something …

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A Look at Investing in Nuclear Power A Year after Fukushima (Michele Kearney’s Nuclear Wire)

A Look At Investing In Nuclear Power A Year After Fukushima Seeking Alpha March of 2011 saw the Fukushima tragedy in Japan, in which natural disasters contributed to a nuclear meltdown. In this article I would like to take a look at the impact of the F…

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Liquid Fluoride Thorium Power: Pros and Cons Triple Pundit (Michele Kearney’s Nuclear Wire)

Liquid Fluoride Thorium Power: Pros and Cons Triple Pundit Supporters claim that it sufficiently addresses the numerous issues that have made nuclear a less attractive, if not outright frightening option. Proven risks of dangerous meltdowns (eg Fukushi…

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