Archive | 13 juin 2012

THE FUKUSHIMA INTERVIEWS: PART 1: Dry cask questions – Wicked Local

THE FUKUSHIMA INTERVIEWS: PART 1: Dry cask questionsWicked LocalDespite the Nuclear Regulatory Commission's recent decisions to extend the plant's license for another 20 years, legal, labor and licensure debates are still …and more »

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Blush Raw Bar Brings a New Kind of Cool to San Pedro Square … – Silicon Valley’s Metro

Silicon Valley’s MetroBlush Raw Bar Brings a New Kind of Cool to San Pedro Square …Silicon Valley’s MetroWhen Blush Raw Bar owners Russ Fukushima and Taylor Kim decided to start a nightclub in San Jose, they toured the country from San Diego to Las V…

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Man held for beating Fukushima evacuee roommate (Japan Times)

A 33-year-old man in Tokyo has been arrested for allegedly assaulting a woman from Fukushima Prefecture whom he persuaded to move in with him to escape radiation from the nuclear crisis, the police said Wednesday. Masaru Okazaki, a disc jockey, is susp…

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TIMELINE-Nuclear power from inception to Fukushima impact (Michele Kearney’s Nuclear Wire)

TIMELINE-Nuclear power from inception to Fukushima impact Reuters – | June 13 (Reuters) – Below are significant dates in the history of nuclear power as some countries cut reliance on it following the disaster at the Fukushima nuclear site in Japan and…

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Fukushima Watch: Next Nuclear Battleground — Utilities’ Shareholder Meetings (Michele Kearney’s Nuclear Wire)

Fukushima Watch: Next Nuclear Battleground — Utilities’ Shareholder Meetings Wall Street Journal (blog) – By Mitsuru Obe With the government inching closer to restarting the first nuclear reactors since last year’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster,…

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Nuclear Energy Institute Chief ‘Optimistic’ About California Nuclear … – AOL Energy

Nuclear Energy Institute Chief 'Optimistic' About California Nuclear …AOL EnergyIn response to Fukushima, the NRC has introduced new requirements for a "flex approach" to secondary power generation at nuclear plants. Mobile diesel ….

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Europe makes big bets on nuclear waste burial – Reuters

Europe makes big bets on nuclear waste burialReuters… a small Finnish island and deep in remote rural France, far from the debates and doubts that followed Japan's Fukushima nuclear disaster, the ground work is.and more »

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Fukushima evacuees failed by information flow – World Nuclear News

World Nuclear NewsFukushima evacuees failed by information flowWorld Nuclear NewsBreakdowns in communication caused extra confusion and contributed to the distress of residents evacuated from their homes following the Fukushima Daiichi …Fukushima res…

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Fukushima evacuees failed by information flow (World Nuclear News)

Breakdowns in communication caused extra confusion and contributed to the distress of residents evacuated from their homes following the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident, a survey carried out for the Japanese Diet has revealed.Source : World Nuclear …

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"Die-In" des femmes contre le redémarrage de la centrale nucléaire d’Ooi 07.06.2012

"Die-In" des femmes contre le redémarrage de la centrale nucléaire d'Ooi 07.06.2012

Le 7 Juin 2012, environ 70 femmes dont 10 femmes de Fukushima ont fait un "die-in" en face de la résidence officielle du…

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TEPCO Blames Gov’t for Public’s Lack of Nuclear Accident Information – Chem.Info

TEPCO Blames Gov't for Public's Lack of Nuclear Accident InformationChem.Infos draft investigation report on the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant disaster suggests the utility failed to promptly provide sufficient information to the public…

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Japan: Kan team caused unneeded chaos in Fukushima disaster: Tepco (H5N1)

Via The Japan Times: Kan team caused unneeded chaos in disaster: Tepco. The Tokyo Electric Power Company has taken a lot of criticism about Fukushima, but it’s pushing back. Excerpt: Tokyo Electric Power Co.’s draft investigation report on the Fukushim…

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Fukushima Watch: Next Nuclear Battleground — Utilities’ Shareholder Meetings – Wall Street Journal (blog)

Wall Street Journal (blog)Fukushima Watch: Next Nuclear Battleground — Utilities' Shareholder MeetingsWall Street Journal (blog)A new battleground between Japan's pro- and anti-nuclear camps is emerging: the annual shareholder meetings of the…

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UN cash gap may hinder its nuclear role: report – Chicago Tribune

Aviation WeekUN cash gap may hinder its nuclear role: reportChicago TribuneIt gave a largely positive assessment of the IAEA's work, but criticized its initial handling of Japan's Fukushima nuclear crisis last year, the worst accident of its …..

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UN cash gap may hinder its nuclear role: report – Reuters

Press Trust of IndiaUN cash gap may hinder its nuclear role: reportReutersIt gave a largely positive assessment of the IAEA's work, but criticized its initial handling of Japan's Fukushima nuclear crisis last year, the worst accident of its ……

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Fukushima Nuclear Crisis Update for June 8th – June 11th, 2012 (The Greenpeace weblog)

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 Ignoring calls from his own party and overwhelming public anti-nuclear sentiment, Prime Minister Yoshih…

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‘Good progress’ in global nuclear safety: IAEA – AFP

AFP'Good progress' in global nuclear safety: IAEAAFPSINGAPORE — The UN atomic watchdog said Wednesday "good progress" was being made in enhancing global nuclear safety, almost a year after implementing an action plan in the wake of …

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Fukushima Watch: Applying the Lessons of Fukushima By the … – Wall Street Journal (blog)

Wall Street Journal (blog)Fukushima Watch: Applying the Lessons of Fukushima By the …Wall Street Journal (blog)In Kansai Electric Power Co.'s final report on two soon-to-be-restarted reactors at its Oi nuclear plant in western Japan, the utility …

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Fukushima Watch: Applying the Lessons of Fukushima By the Numbers – Wall Street Journal (blog)

Sydney Morning HeraldFukushima Watch: Applying the Lessons of Fukushima By the NumbersWall Street Journal (blog)s final report on two soon-to-be-restarted reactors at its Oi nuclear plant in western Japan, the utility assured the government and the pub…

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After Fukushima, nuclear caution rules – Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning HeraldAfter Fukushima, nuclear caution rulesSydney Morning HeraldThe performance of both Tepco, the power company which ran Fukushima, and the government, under the thumb of a powerful nuclear lobby, came in for harsh …

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Lessons from Fukushima crisis at nuclear safety seminar in Singapore – Straits Times

Lessons from Fukushima crisis at nuclear safety seminar in SingaporeStraits TimesThe Fukushima nuclear crisis last May showed that nuclear accidents can and do happen, said Mr Masagos. Such events could have 'serious cross-border consequences' …

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Experts warn of possible catastrophe at Japan reactor – The Hindu

The AgeExperts warn of possible catastrophe at Japan reactorThe HinduFifteen months after a magnitude-9 earthquake and tsunami struck the Fukushima Daiichi plant and led to meltdowns, fears about reactor 4 have grown as its …drones to monitor radiati…

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drones to monitor radiation – The Age

The Agedrones to monitor radiationThe Age(TEPCO)'s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Fukushima. Photo: Reuters Japan's atomic energy authority and the country's space agency has announced a joint project to develop a drone to measure…

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Kudankulam no Fukushima, Centre & Atomic Energy Commission … – Times of India

Kudankulam no Fukushima, Centre & Atomic Energy Commission …Times of IndiaAdequate safety measures have been put in place at the Kudankulam nuclear power plant after studying the Chernobyl nuclear disaster of 1986 and the …Kudankulam plants saf…

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UCS: Fukushima response (Michele Kearney’s Nuclear Wire)

All Things Nuclear Insights on Science and Security June 11, 2012 • 1 note • 0 Comments Fukushima Response | by Dave Lochbaum | nuclear power safety | Tony Pietrangelo, Chip Pardee, me, and Bill Borchardt from left to right (NEI photo). The Nuclear…

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Video of NEA 2012 Discussion on Fukushima Response and Safe Operations (Michele Kearney’s Nuclear Wire)

Video of NEA 2012 Discussion on Fukushima Response and Safe Operations by emcerlain Last week at the 2012 Nuclear Energy Assembly (NEA 2012), Tony Pietrangelo , the Chief Nuclear Officer of the Nuclear Energy Institute, moderated a panel discussion on …

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ANS Report Says Fukushima Tsunami Risk Assessment Was Inadequate (Michele Kearney’s Nuclear Wire)

ANS Report Says Fukushima Tsunami Risk Assessment Was Inadequate by vbarq The following story originally appeared in NEI’s Nuclear Energy Overview. The tsunami that brought about the nuclear accident at Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi facility was not ad…

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Estimating the Potential Impact of Failure of the Fukushima Daiichi Unit 4 Spent Fuel Pool (Progressive Alaska)

— reposted from WashingtonsBlog Estimating the Potential Impact of Failure of the Fukushima Daiichi Unit 4 Spent Fuel Pool A Local Problem for Japan or a Global Mega Crisis? Paul C. Gailey, Ph.D. , President& CEO, Holophi CHAG www.holophi.ch Abstract…

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Estimating the Potential Impact of Failure of the Fukushima Daiichi Unit 4 Spent Fuel Pool (Michele Kearney’s Nuclear Wire)

Estimating the Potential Impact of Failure of the Fukushima Daiichi Unit 4 Spent Fuel Pool by WashingtonsBlog Dr. Paul Gailey sent me the following email: Because so many claims were flying around wrt to Fukushima SFP 4, we performed a technical analys…

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Fukushima takes women’s 200 meters for double at nationals (Girl Japanese)

{lang: ‘ar’}Fukushima takes women’s 200 meters for double at nationals Kyodo Chisato Fukushima completed a double with a victory in the women’s 200 meters Sunday, and this time it was no contest as she blew away the field a day after winning the 10…

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