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QUALITE DE L'AIR FRANCE MAI 2012

30 mai 2012 France Comme personne ne pratique d'épandages aériens de produits biocides ,rien ne retombe, l'air n'est pas saturé, la confiance aux organes de surveillance atmosph&e…

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Japanese Robotics Lab Launches New Robot for Crippled Fukushima Nuclear Plant (Inhabitat)

Meet “Rosemary” – a new emergency response robot prototype developed by the Future Robotics Technology Center for work at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant in northern Japan, which was ravaged by the earthquake and tsunami last year. After the …

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Fukushima farmers pray for cesium-free rice (Japan Times)

Last year’s crop is still sitting in storage and deemed unsafe to consume, but Toraaki Ogata is busy planting rows of seedlings at his rice paddies in the city of Fukushima, continuing his family’s proud, six-generation history of farming and praying h…

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Fukushima quake /tsunami Disturbed Our Upper Atmosphere (learner)

Source : learnerExplore : Asia, Japan, World

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NRC panel to hold hearing on post-Fukushima Daiichi orders (Michele Kearney’s Nuclear Wire)

NRC panel to hold hearing on post-Fukushima Daiichi orders The Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s Atomic Safety and Licensing Board has agreed to a Massachusetts group’s request to hold a hearing about two orders the agency issued in the aftermath of the …

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NRC panel to hold hearing on post-Fukushima Daiichi orders (Michele Kearney’s Nuclear Wire)

NRC panel to hold hearing on post-Fukushima Daiichi orders The Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s Atomic Safety and Licensing Board has agreed to a Massachusetts group’s request to hold a hearing about two orders the agency issued in the aftermath of the …

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MTSU students set to depart for Fukushima cleanup detail – The Daily News Journal

MTSU students set to depart for Fukushima cleanup detailThe Daily News JournalMURFREESBORO — A contingent of 10 students and two professors from Middle Tennessee State University will leave Nashville early Monday, June 4, to participate in the cleanu…

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Radioactive Tuna In Pacific Raises Questions About Fukushima Severity – Huffington Post

Wall Street JournalRadioactive Tuna In Pacific Raises Questions About Fukushima SeverityHuffington PostBy Natalie Wolchover, Life's Little Mysteries Staff Writer: Radioactive isotopes from Japan's Fukushima nuclear disaster turned up in bluefin…

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Japan Set to Clear Restart of Two Nuclear Reactors – Wall Street Journal

Telegraph.co.ukJapan Set to Clear Restart of Two Nuclear ReactorsWall Street JournalBy MITSURU OBE TOKYO—Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda appears set to order two of Japan's 50 closed reactors to return online in time for the summer energy …

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Radioactive Tuna In Pacific Raises Questions About Fukushima Severity (The Huffington Post)

By Natalie Wolchover, Life’s Little Mysteries Staff Writer: Radioactive isotopes from Japan’s Fukushima nuclear disaster turned up in bluefin tuna caught off California in August, a new study reports. The 15 fish that were tested contained 10 times the…

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Fukushima fallout – U.S. regulatory agency loses top safety advocate – People’s World

New York TimesFukushima fallout – U.S. regulatory agency loses top safety advocatePeople’s WorldLast week was bleak for public health and the environment: Gregory Jaczko, who has presided as chairman of the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission since the Fu…

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Fukushima fallout – U.S. regulatory agency loses top safety advocate (PWW Daily Online)

Last week was bleak for public health and the environment: Gregory Jaczko, who has presided as chairman of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission since the Fukushima Daiichi reactor disaster began in March 2011, has resigned. Dr. Jaczko, alone among hi…

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WHO: Preliminary dose estimation from Fukushima (H5N1)

WHO has published Preliminary Dose Estimation from the nuclear accident after the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami . This is a downloadable PDF in English. The overview: The earthquake and tsunami in Japan on 11 March 2011 led to releases o…

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Macfarlane Can Act Fast on Yucca, Fukushima (Michele Kearney’s Nuclear Wire)

Macfarlane Can Act Fast on Yucca, Fukushima by Editors, Bloomberg Editors, Bloomberg Gregory Jaczko’s resignation as chairman of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission gives the agency a fresh chance to tackle two crucial issues: nuclear- plant safety …

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WHO Fukushima Radiation Report Says Some Japanese Kids At Higher Cancer Risk – RTT News

Asian Scientist MagazineWHO Fukushima Radiation Report Says Some Japanese Kids At Higher Cancer RiskRTT NewsTowns within 20-30 km from the blast, were subjected to a dose band of 10-50 (mSv or millisieverts), while towns at a further distance within th…

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Fukushima Radiation May Actually Save Bluefin Tuna – Forbes

IBTimes.co.ukFukushima Radiation May Actually Save Bluefin TunaForbes(Image credit: Getty Images North America via @daylife) This week, a trio of researchers reported that Bluefin tuna caught off the coast of southern California carried radiation from …

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Could The Fukushima Radiation Found In Bluefin Tuna Actually Help Save The Imperiled Species? (Forbes)

This week, a trio of researchers reported that Bluefin tuna caught off the coast of southern California carried radiation from the Fukushima, Japan, nuclear plant that was damaged in the March 2011. The fish were caught in August 2011 as they migrated …

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Fukushima quake, tsunami disturbed upper atmosphere: NASA – GMA News

Fukushima quake, tsunami disturbed upper atmosphere: NASAGMA NewsWashington – The massive earthquake and tsunami that hit Fukushima, Japan, last year wreaked havoc in the skies above as well, disturbing electrons in the upper atmosphere, NASA reported….

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NRC to Hear Arguments on Post-Fukushima Orders – Patch.com

NRC to Hear Arguments on Post-Fukushima OrdersPatch.comPilgrim Watch argues that the NRC's directives regarding lessons learned from Fukushima are not stringent enough. By Casey Meserve A three-member Atomic Safety and Licensing Board will hear ora…

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Japan Moves Closer to Restart of Nuclear Plant – New York Times

NEWS.com.auJapan Moves Closer to Restart of Nuclear PlantNew York TimesThey would be the first two of Japan's 50 functional commercial reactors to go back online after last year's accident at the Fukushima Daiichi plant. All of Japan's reac…

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Japanese plant, pray for radiation-free rice – The Detroit News

DAWN.comJapanese plant, pray for radiation-free riceThe Detroit News(Yuri Kageyama / Associated Press) Fukushima, Japan— Last year's crop sits in storage, deemed unsafe to eat, but Toraaki Ogata is back at his rice paddies, driving his tractor tr…

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Fukushima govt slams evacuation instructions – AsiaOne

AsiaOneFukushima govt slams evacuation instructionsAsiaOneJAPAN – Fukushima Governor Yuhei Sato has criticised the way the central government went about issuing evacuation instructions for residents at a hearing by the Diet's Fukushima Nuclear Acci…

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Radioactive Tuna migrate from Fukushima Japan quake zone across Pacific to California (Aftermath News)

… waters after a magnitude-9 earthquake in March 2011 triggered a tsunami that badly damaged the Fukushima Dai-ichi reactors. But scientists did not expect the nuclear fallout to linger in huge fish that sail the world because such fish can metaboliz…

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Knocking on Heaven’s Shore: Bluefin Tuna Carrying Safe Fukushima Nuclear Radiation – Huffington Post (blog)

Sydney Morning HeraldKnocking on Heaven's Shore: Bluefin Tuna Carrying Safe Fukushima Nuclear RadiationHuffington Post (blog)So the momomteter tells us of another huge news story: bluefin tuna have carried radiation leaked from Japan's tsunami-…

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Carl Safina: Knocking on Heaven’s Shore: Bluefin Tuna Carrying Safe Fukushima Nuclear Radiation (The Huffington Post)

We know the whole world is connected, but we didn’t quite think about how some of the connectors travel awfully far awfully fast. Long before tsunami debris arrives on shore, some California sport fishermen are catching radiation packages.Source : The …

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New Nuclear Chief Can Act Fast on Yucca, Fukushima Fixes – Bloomberg

95.9 WATD-FMNew Nuclear Chief Can Act Fast on Yucca, Fukushima FixesBloombergArguably the biggest item on the NRC's to-do list is to carry out the recommendations of a task force that looked at how to avoid Fukushima-like problems in the US It took…

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Fukushima No. 4 Building Shown To Press – HispanicBusiness.com

Sydney Morning HeraldFukushima No. 4 Building Shown To PressHispanicBusiness.comTokyo Electric Power Co. opened the inside of the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant's No. 4 reactor building to the press on Saturday, more than a year after it was r…

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NEA 2012 Panel Discussion on Nuclear Plant Safety Post-Fukushima (Michele Kearney’s Nuclear Wire)

NEINetwork just uploaded a video: NEA 2012 Panel Discussion on Nuclear Plant Safety Post-Fukushima Tony Pietrangelo, Chief Nuclear Officer of the Nuclear Energy Institute, moderates a panel discussion on nuclear plant safety post-Fukushima at the 2012 …

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Fukushima and the Pacific, is the crisis over? (Michele Kearney’s Nuclear Wire)

Fukushima and the Pacific, is the crisis over? Electric Light & Power President Barack Obama demanded that 104 nuclear reactors at 65 sites get a second look as scientists warn that current regulatory standards don’t protect the US public from the kind…

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Nuclear Rubberstamp Commission – Huffington Post (blog)

95.9 WATD-FMNuclear Rubberstamp CommissionHuffington Post (blog)Gregory Jaczko repeatedly called for the NRC to apply "lessons learned" from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant disaster in Japan. And, for that, the nuclear industry — quite s…

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Pacific bluefin tuna transport Fukushima-derived radionuclides from Japan to California (Docuticker)

Source: National Academies of Science From the abstract : The Fukushima Dai-ichi release of radionuclides into ocean waters caused significant local and global concern regarding the spread of radioactive material. We report unequivocal evidence that Pa…

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Fukushima quake/tsunami disturbed upper atmosphere – NASA – Chicago Tribune

Fukushima quake/tsunami disturbed upper atmosphere – NASAChicago TribuneWASHINGTON, May 30 (Reuters) – The massive earthquake and tsunami that hit Fukushima, Japan, last year wreaked havoc in the skies above as well, disturbing electrons in the upper a…

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Fukushima quake/tsunami disturbed upper atmosphere – NASA – Chicago Tribune

Fukushima quake/tsunami disturbed upper atmosphere – NASAChicago TribuneWASHINGTON, May 30 (Reuters) – The massive earthquake and tsunami that hit Fukushima, Japan, last year wreaked havoc in the skies above as well, disturbing electrons in the upper a…

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Thom Hartmann, "The Fukushima Nuclear Crisis" (Running ‘Cause I Can’t Fly)

Source : Running ‘Cause I Can’t FlyExplore : Asia, Japan, World

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Fukushima quake/tsunami disturbed upper atmosphere – NASA (Moneycontrol Top Headlines)

JAPAN-NUCLEAR-ATMOSPHERE:Fukushima quake/tsunami disturbed upper atmosphere – NASASource : Moneycontrol Top HeadlinesExplore : Asia, Japan, NASA, Sciences, World

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New Report Unveils the Impact of Fukushima Radiation on Marine Life (Inhabitat)

According to a new report published in the highly-respected journal PNAS, the levels of radiation caused by the Fukushima nuclear disaster and experienced by marine organisms throughout the food chain are “well below levels which could cause harm to …

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Fukushima gov. slams evacuation instructions / Sato calls central govt … – The Daily Yomiuri

Fukushima gov. slams evacuation instructions / Sato calls central govt …The Daily YomiuriFukushima Gov. Yuhei Sato has criticized the way the central government went about issuing evacuation instructions for residents at a hearing by the Diet's F…

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Chernobyl’s Real Horror Show Isn’t the Radiation, It’s the Economics – The Atlantic

Telegraph.co.ukChernobyl's Real Horror Show Isn't the Radiation, It's the EconomicsThe AtlanticIf you want to measure the real impact of Chernobyl, Fukushima, and whatever nuclear disasters are in our future, tally the cost. On the 26th ann…

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Grid operators say Germany must invest $25 billion – BusinessWeek

Grid operators say Germany must invest $25 billionBusinessWeekGermany decided after Japan's Fukushima nuclear disaster last year to accelerate the shutdown of its atomic power plants, embarking on a transition to renewable energies. "The inves…

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Japan inches towards restarting nuclear reactors – Phys.Org

The GuardianJapan inches towards restarting nuclear reactorsPhys.Org4 reactor building at the stricken Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear power plant, pictured last week. Japan on Wednesday inched closer to re-starting idle nuclear reactors, just weeks after t…

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Fukushima 1 an après — Si cela arrive en PACA… 27 05 12

Fukushima 1 an après — Si cela arrive en PACA… 27 05 12

Olivier Florens, Conseiller général du Vaucluse, revient sur son voyage au Japon, un an après Fukudhima. Il trace les grandes lignes de la catastrophe et projette…

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Radioactive bluefin tuna crossed the Pacific to US – San Jose Mercury News

Telegraph.co.ukRadioactive bluefin tuna crossed the Pacific to USSan Jose Mercury NewsScientists said the radiation found in the fish came from Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant that was crippled by the 2011 earthquake and tsunami. LOS ANGELES—Acro…

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Grid operators say Germany must invest $25 billion – Fox News

Grid operators say Germany must invest $25 billionFox NewsGermany decided after Japan's Fukushima nuclear disaster last year to accelerate the shutdown of its atomic power plants, embarking on a transition to renewable energies. "The investmen…

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Fukushima radiation found in tuna off California – video (Environmental education uk)

http://www.guardian.co.uk/video/embed The Japanese government says it will look into international monitoring of fish products after low levels of radiation were found in bluefin tuna in Californian waters. A report shows radiation was detected in 15 t…

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Backup Power Probed At Calif. Nuke Plant – Manufacturing.net

Backup Power Probed At Calif. Nuke PlantManufacturing.netA tsunami destroyed backup generators at the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant — setting off the world's worst nuclear disaster since Chernobyl. At issue at San Onofre is a vibration se…

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Level heads at Fukushima Daiichi 4 (Michele Kearney’s Nuclear Wire)

Level heads at Fukushima Daiichi 4 by Jeremy Gordon Tepco has published further measurements showing that the used fuel pool at the damaged reactor building of unit 4 at Fukushima Daiichi is not tilting and would be able to withstand a large earthquake…

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Sandia Labs technology used in contaminated Fukushima wastewater cleanup – Government Security News

Sandia Labs technology used in contaminated Fukushima wastewater cleanupGovernment Security NewsTechnology developed by Sandia National Laboratories scientists was used to remove radioactive material from more than 43 million gallons of contaminated wa…

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Grid operators say Germany must invest $25 billion – U.S. News & World Report

Grid operators say Germany must invest $25 billionU.S. News & World ReportGermany decided after Japan's Fukushima nuclear disaster last year to accelerate the shutdown of its atomic power plants, embarking on a transition to renewable energies. &qu…

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Electricity grid operators say Germany must invest about $25 billion in new … – Washington Post

Electricity grid operators say Germany must invest about $25 billion in new …Washington PostGermany decided last year in the wake of Japan's Fukushima nuclear disaster to accelerate the shutdown of its atomic power plants, embarking on a transiti…

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Japan ministers to meet on reactor restarts – Chicago Tribune

The RepublicJapan ministers to meet on reactor restartsChicago TribuneNuclear power supplied nearly 30 percent of Japan's electricity needs before last year's earthquake and tsunami crippled the Fukushima plant – the world's worst nuclear a…

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Measuring Radiation Between Calls: A Smartphone for the Post-Fukushima Age – Wall Street Journal (blog)

Wall Street Journal (blog)Measuring Radiation Between Calls: A Smartphone for the Post-Fukushima AgeWall Street Journal (blog)Responding to demand from people concerned about radiation levels in post-Fukushima Japan, cell phone carrier Softbank Corp. h…

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Tuna Contaminated With Fukushima Radiation Found in California (Eco Friendly Mag)

Tuna Contaminated With Fukushima Radiation Found in California 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 Better …

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WHO Estimates Radiation Dose From Fukushima Accident – Asian Scientist Magazine

Asian Scientist MagazineWHO Estimates Radiation Dose From Fukushima AccidentAsian Scientist MagazineBy Asian Scientist Newsroom | Top News The World Health Organization has released its estimates on the radiation dose uptake from the Fukushima Dai-ichi…

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Scientists Warn of Increased Nuclear Radiation Risks – MarketWatch (press release)

Scientists Warn of Increased Nuclear Radiation RisksMarketWatch (press release)Just recently, the UK Guardian published an article titled, "Fukushima reactor shows radiation levels much higher than thought." Another recent story published in …

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Report: Nuclear plant operators haven’t reassessed quake risk – North County Times

USA TODAYReport: Nuclear plant operators haven't reassessed quake riskNorth County TimesMoreover, the office found that PG&E has never comprehensively assessed the plant for its vulnerabilities to flooding, like the kind in Japan last year when…

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Radioactive Tuna from Fukushima on US Coast (Pakalert Press)

Across the vast Pacific, the mighty bluefin tuna carried radioactive contamination that leaked from Japan’s crippled nuclear plant to the shores of the United States 6,000 miles away — the first time a huge migrating fish has been shown to carry radi…

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Radioactive tuna from Fukushima! (Tim Worstall)

Disastrous, nuclear power must obviously be banned immediately! Cesium-137 has a radioactive half-life of about 30 years, and traces of the isotope still persist from above-ground nuclear bomb tests in the 1950s and ’60s. But cesium-134, which has a …

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Sandia Labs Technology Used in Fukushima Cleanup – Newswise (press release)

Sandia Labs Technology Used in Fukushima CleanupNewswise (press release)Newswise — ALBUQUERQUE, NM — A Sandia National Laboratories technology has been used to remove radioactive material from more than 43 million gallons of contaminated wastewater…

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School trips to disaster-hit Fukushima city starts to come back – Mainichi Daily News

School trips to disaster-hit Fukushima city starts to come backMainichi Daily NewsFUKUSHIMA, Japan (Kyodo) — School excursions are starting to gradually return to Aizuwakamatsu in Fukushima Prefecture, a historic city severely affected by the March 20…

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Pragmatic citizens are unfazed by Fukushima (Michele Kearney’s Nuclear Wire)

Pragmatic citizens are unfazed by Fukushima Financial Times By Michael Stothard Finland was the first western European nation to decide to build more nuclear energy plants after the Chernobyl accident in 1986, and it has been equally unfazed by the Fuk…

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Fukushima fear: Softbank unveils first cell phone with built-in ‘geiger-counter’ – Examiner.com

CBS NewsFukushima fear: Softbank unveils first cell phone with built-in 'geiger-counter'Examiner.comSince the Fukushima disaster, companies have released mobile radiation detectors that work with smartphones, such as Scosche's iPhone-compat…

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Backup power probed at ailing Cal nuke plant – BusinessWeek

NewsdayBackup power probed at ailing Cal nuke plantBusinessWeekA tsunami destroyed backup generators at the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant — setting off the world's worst nuclear disaster since Chernobyl. At issue at San Onofre is a vibrat…

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"Fukushima Radiation Found In West Coast Tuna" (Running ‘Cause I Can’t Fly)

« Fukushima Radiation Found In West Coast Tuna » by Matt Smith « Scientists hope to test new samples of Pacific bluefin tuna after low levels of radioactive cesium from Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident turned up in fish caught off California in …

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Officials probe possible threat to backup power during quake at Cal nuke plant – Washington Post

Daily BeastOfficials probe possible threat to backup power during quake at Cal nuke plantWashington PostA tsunami destroyed backup generators at the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant — setting off the world's worst nuclear disaster since Che…

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San Onofre Power Plant Operated For Decades With Vulnerable Backup Power – Huffington Post

San Onofre Power Plant Operated For Decades With Vulnerable Backup PowerHuffington PostA tsunami destroyed backup generators at the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant – setting off the world's worst nuclear disaster since Chernobyl. At issue …

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Would Calif. nuclear plant’s backup power work after quake? – USA TODAY

NewsdayWould Calif. nuclear plant's backup power work after quake?USA TODAYA tsunami destroyed backup generators at the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant — setting off the world's worst nuclear disaster since Chernobyl. At issue at San O…

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Fukushima — Is The Crisis Over For The Pacific? – Forbes

msnbc.comFukushima — Is The Crisis Over For The Pacific?Forbes(Image credit: AFP/Getty Images via @daylife) The March 11, 2011 disaster at the Fukushima nuclear plant attracted thousands of reporters and photographers from around the world, but most h…

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Fukushima ??? Is The Crisis Over For The Pacific? (Forbes)

The March 11, 2011 disaster at the Fukushima nuclear plant’?attracted thousands of reporters and photographers from around the world, but most have since gone home hoping to forget about the indelible and poisonous stain left on the town of Okuma, Japa…

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Fukushima — Is The Crisis Over For The Pacific? (Forbes)

The March 11, 2011 disaster at the Fukushima nuclear plant attracted thousands of reporters and photographers from around the world, but most have since gone home hoping to forget about the indelible and poisonous stain left on the town of Okuma, Japan…

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Hot tuna: bluefins carry Fukushima isotopes across the Pacific (Ars Technica)

Bluefin tuna migrate across the Pacific as they mature. NOAA The same factor that put the Fukushima power plants at risk—proximity to the ocean—ensured that a sizable fraction of the radioactivity liberated from the plants ended up in the Pacific. …

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Softbank unveils smartphone with radiation detector following the Fukushima disaster (TweakTown News RSS Feed)

In the wake of the Fukushima disaster many Japanese people are concerned about lasting radiation. The memory of the atomic bomb and its effects is all too recent in their minds. As such, many are worried that the government’s numbers about the radiatio…

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Japanese Company Unveils Post-Fukushima Smartphone That Detects Radiation (Eco Friendly Mag)

Japanese Company Unveils Post-Fukushima Smartphone That Detects Radiation With the concern over radiation contamination, this might prove to be a popular selling point for the new phone. Visit the original post at: TreeHugger © admin for Eco Friendly,…

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Japanese Company Unveils Post-Fukushima Smartphone That Detects Radiation (Treehugger)

With the concern over radiation contamination, this might prove to be a popular selling point for the new phone.Source : TreehuggerExplore : Asia, Environment, Sciences, Tree Hugger, World

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Sandia Labs Technology Used in Fukushima Cleanup (Newswise)

A Sandia National Laboratories technology has been used to remove radioactive material from more than 43 million gallons of contaminated wastewater at Japan’s damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. Sandia researchers had worked around the clock…

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“Absolutely Every One” – 15 Out of 15 – Bluefin Tuna Tested In California Waters Contaminated with Fukushima Radiation (The Humble Libertarian)

California Fish Contaminated with Fukushima Radiation….The ocean currents head from Japan to the West Coast of the U.S. Of course, fish don’t necessarily stay still, either. For example, the Telegraph notes that scientists tagged a bluefin tuna and…

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Fukushima Nuclear Radiation Found in Pacific Bluefin Tuna (Inhabitat)

Bluefin Tuna photo from Shutterstock Low levels of radiation from last year’s Fukushima Diaichii disaster in Japan have been discovered in bluefin tuna swimming of the California coast. Scientists say the trace amounts are not necessarily harmful to …

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Kan defends his response to Fukushima crisis / Denies responsibility for … – The Daily Yomiuri

Mainichi Daily NewsKan defends his response to Fukushima crisis / Denies responsibility for …The Daily YomiuriFormer Prime Minister Naoto Kan tenaciously defended himself at a hearing in front of a Diet-appointed private investigative panel on Monday…

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Should We Hide Low-Dose Radiation Exposures From The Public? – Forbes

Should We Hide Low-Dose Radiation Exposures From The Public?ForbesRuriko Sakuma, daughter of dairy farmer Shinji Sakuma, rubs a cow at their farm in the village of Katsurao in Fukushima prefecture, 25 kms west of the stricken Fukushima nuclear power pl…

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Confirm Allison Macfarlane to NRC – The Hill (blog)

BloombergConfirm Allison Macfarlane to NRCThe Hill (blog)By Diane Curran and Mindy Goldstein – 05/29/12 12:59 PM ET Last week was bleak for public health and the environment: Gregory Jaczko, who has presided as Chairman of the US Nuclear Regulatory Com…

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Report: U.S. tuna supplies tainted by Fukushima radiation (The San Antonio Business Journal )

Scientists have found trace elements of radioactive isotopes in Pacific bluefin tuna migrating from coastal Japan to the shores of Southern California, the Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday. The amount of radioactivity in the fish was one-tenth the …

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Level heads at Fukushima 4 – World Nuclear News

World Nuclear NewsLevel heads at Fukushima 4World Nuclear NewsTepco has published further measurements showing that the used fuel pool at the damaged reactor building of unit 4 at Fukushima Daiichi is not tilting and would be able to withstand a large …

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Pragmatic citizens are unfazed by Fukushima – Financial Times

Financial TimesPragmatic citizens are unfazed by FukushimaFinancial TimesBy Michael Stothard Finland was the first western European nation to decide to build more nuclear energy plants after the Chernobyl accident in 1986, and it has been equally unfaz…

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Fukushima Radiation Found in Bluefin Tuna in Calif. – TIME

TIMEFukushima Radiation Found in Bluefin Tuna in Calif.TIMEFive months after the Fukushima disaster in Japan, researchers tested bluefin tuna caught off the coast of San Diego and found higher-than-normal levels of radiation. By Alicia Chang | AP | May…

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Tepco Admits Fukushima Disaster Released 2.5 Times More Radiation Than Initial Government Lies (cryptogon.com)

Imagine my shock. But if they’re admitting this, what is the real number? Via: Reuters: The radiation released in the first days of the Fukushima nuclear disaster was almost 2-1/2 times the amount first estimated by Japanese safety regulators, the op…

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“Absolutely Every One” – 15 Out of 15 – Bluefin Tuna Tested In California Waters Contaminated with Fukushima Radiation (zero hedge)

… up in U.S. waters. And see this . CNN reports today: Low levels of radioactive cesium from Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident turned up in fish caught off California in 2011, researchers reported Monday. The bluefin spawn off Japan, and m…

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Did Fukushima Just Increase the Inevitable Decline of Nuclear Power? (Alternative Energy News)

Filed under: Energy NewsSource : Alternative Energy NewsExplore : Asia, Energy, Japan, Nuclear Energy, World

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La campagne dans la 11ème circonscription des Français établis hors de France (TV5MONDE)

La campagne dans la 11ème circonscription des Français établis hors de France (TV5MONDE)

La 11ème circonscription s'étendant de l'Oural à la Nouvelle-Zélande, il est compliqué pour les …

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Sandia technology used in Fukushima cleanup – R & D Magazine

Sandia technology used in Fukushima cleanupR & D MagazineA Sandia National Laboratories technology has been used to remove radioactive material from more than 43 million gallons of contaminated wastewater at Japan's damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclea…

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Bluefin tuna which fed in the waters near damaged Fukushima nuclear power plant was contaminated with radioactive material from the plant (Sustainability and Green Initiatives)

Bluefin tuna which fed in the waters near damaged Fukushima nuclear power plant was contaminated with radioactive material from the plant. However scientists say that the contamination will decline over the years as the radioactive material cesium 10 d…

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Sandia Labs technology used in Fukushima cleanup (PhysOrg.com)

(Phys.org) — A Sandia National Laboratories technology has been used to remove radioactive material from more than 43 million gallons of contaminated wastewater at Japan’s damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. Sandia researchers had worked ar…

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A Crossroads for Japan: Revive Nuclear or Go Green? – Yale Environment 360

A Crossroads for Japan: Revive Nuclear or Go Green?Yale Environment 360In the wake of the Fukushima disaster, Japan has idled all 50 of its nuclear reactors. While the central government and business leaders are warning a prolonged shutdown could spell…

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Bluefin tuna carry radiation from Japan Fukushima: US study (World Current News)

Bluefin tuna contaminated from the March 2011 meltdown at Japan’s Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant migrated 6,000 miles to North America, the Associated Press reported,Source : World Current NewsExplore : Asia, Japan, World

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AM Vitals: Cheaper Blood Thinner Prompts Debate – Wall Street Journal (blog)

AM Vitals: Cheaper Blood Thinner Prompts DebateWall Street Journal (blog)US Tuna Has Fukushima Taint (WSJ): Pacific Bluefin tuna carried radioactive cesium from Fukushima, Japan, to California waters last year. There may be no public health risk but it…

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Fukushima Radiation Found in Tuna Off California (CommonDreams.org)

Detectable amounts of cesium-137 and cesium-134 were found in bluefin tuna caught off the coast of California about four months after the Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan, US scientists reported on Monday. The timing is important because it shows th…

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Fukushima Radiation Found in Tuna off California Coast – Daily Disruption

Fukushima Radiation Found in Tuna off California CoastDaily DisruptionBut while cesium-137 is known to have entered the Pacific Ocean artificially as a result of 1960s nuclear weapons tests, the only possible explanation for the cesium-134 is fallout f…

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Fukushima: des thons un peu plus contaminés en Californie

Fukushima: des thons un peu plus contaminés en Californie

fr.euronews.com Des thons rouges pêchés au large de la Californie qui ont des taux légèrement plus élevés de césium-134 et césium…

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Japan’s Softbank unveils radiation detecting smartphone following Fukushima disaster (Digital Trends)

Japanese mobile carrier Softbank has unveiled a smartphone capable of measuring radiation levels. The device, set to go on sale in the summer, is aimed at those concerned about environmental contamination following the Fukushima nuclear plant disaster …

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Fukushima radiation found in tuna off California – video – The Guardian

Fukushima radiation found in tuna off California – videoThe GuardianThe Japanese government says it will look into international monitoring of fish products after low levels of radiation were found in bluefin tuna in Californian waters. A report show…

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Softbank unveils post-Fukushima radiation smartphone – Reuters

CBS NewsSoftbank unveils post-Fukushima radiation smartphoneReutersTOKYO (Reuters) – Mobile phone operator Softbank Corp said on Tuesday it would soon begin selling smartphones with radiation detectors, tapping into concerns that atomic hotspots remain…

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Tuna contaminated with Fukushima radiation found in California (The Observer)

Scientists amazed that bluefins swimming in Pacific contained tiny amounts of caesium five months after Japanese disaster Bluefin tuna contaminated with radiation believed to be from Fukushima Daiichi turned up off the coast of California just five mon…

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