Archive | 30 mai 2012

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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