Archive | 14 juin 2012

NEI rejects report that labels reactors as bad assets (Michele Kearney’s Nuclear Wire)

NEI rejects report that labels reactors as bad assets The Nuclear Energy Institute rejected a report released by Greenpeace that labeled nuclear plants « toxic assets » to investors. According to the report, the Fukushima Daiichi incident in Japan shows …

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Japan’s New Energy Future and The Middle East – Analysis (Michele Kearney’s Nuclear Wire)

Japan’s New Energy Future And The Middle East – Analysis Eurasia Review The quake and tsunami also damaged three reactors at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant, triggering a nuclear crisis that led to the shutdown of nearly …Source : Michele K…

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Nuclear Engineer Identifies Mechanism for Potential Catastrophic … – Enformable

Nuclear Engineer Identifies Mechanism for Potential Catastrophic …EnformableDuring a review of events concerning the status of Fukushima Unit 4, nuclear engineer Chris Harris identified the “weakest link” which may initiate a spent fuel …

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Japanese cyclist looks to win gold for home town devastated by … – Washington Post (blog)

Moneycontrol.comJapanese cyclist looks to win gold for home town devastated by …Washington Post (blog)Debris scattered from the neighboring Fukushima nuclear plant during the … “I want to be power for the people in Futaba and Fukushima at this Ol…

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Japanese restrict atomic exposure testing – UPI.com

UPI.comJapanese restrict atomic exposure testingUPI.comThe researchers said Fukushima's Local Medical Care Division told them, "It's all right to measure environmental levels, but testing people stirs uneasiness, …Fukushima Prefecture as…

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Town hosting No. 1 plant starts farm tests to gauge success of cleanup work (Japan Times)

The municipal government of Okuma, Fukushima Prefecture, has started planting rice and vegetables to test how much radioactive materials they will absorb from the stricken nuclear plant in its midst. The entire town, which hosts four of the Fukushima N…

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Hitachi aims to double nuclear business sales by ’20 (Japan Times)

Hitachi Ltd. announced Thursday it plans to expand its nuclear power business sales to ¥360 billion in fiscal 2020, more than double the ¥160 billion it posted in fiscal 2011. The company expects sales to increase on decommissioning work at Tokyo Ele…

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Japanese Olympic cyclist trying to energize evacuees of quake-ravaged town (Christian Science Monitor)

Kazunari Watanabe comes from the Japanese coastal town of Futaba, near the earthquake and tsunami-damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. His fellow residents remain refugees over a year after the disaster.Source : Christian Science MonitorExplo…

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Japanese Olympic cyclist trying to energize evacuees of quake … – Christian Science Monitor

Christian Science MonitorJapanese Olympic cyclist trying to energize evacuees of quake …Christian Science MonitorWatanabe's home town of Futaba sits next to the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, … "I want to be power for the people in Futab…

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Pantone-Branded Smartphone Doubles As A Radiation Detector (PSFK)

The device uses the latest mobile technology to assuage fears of radiation exposure resulting from the meltdown of the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant.Source : PSFKExplore : Asia, Energy, Japan, Nuclear Energy, World

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Fuku operator knew big tsunami would be disastrous (Jack Bog’s Blog)

It was actually part of the training that newbie plant workers received. Improvements could have been made that might have averted the tragedy. But they would have cost $25 million, and so Tokyo Electric didn’t undertake them. Meanwhile, it’s gradually…

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Fukushima residents call for criminal charges against nuclear officials – ‘A suffering which shall never end’ (Desdemona Despair)

By Kyung Lah, CNN 11 June 2012 The executives of the Japanese utility that owns the stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant and a number of the country’s government officials should go to jail, according to a complaint filed by more than 1,000 local r…

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South Africa: SA’s nuclear installations can withstand natural events – 7thSpace Interactive (press release)

South Africa: SA's nuclear installations can withstand natural events7thSpace Interactive (press release)Pretoria – Although South Africa can learn from Japan's Fukushima incident, the country's … Japan's Fukushima No.1 nuclear power …

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Fukushima Prefecture asked university to stop radiation dose tests soon after disaster (Michele Kearney’s Nuclear Wire)

Fukushima Prefecture asked university to stop radiation dose tests soon after disaster The Mainichi Shimbun has discovered that Fukushima Prefecture told the radiological research team at a local university to stop checking people for Iodine ingestion …

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Troubles at San Onofre Nuclear Plant Awaken Activists – Inside Climate News

Inside Climate NewsTroubles at San Onofre Nuclear Plant Awaken ActivistsInside Climate NewsOngoing troubles at Southern California's San Onofre nuclear power plant have galvanized area residents, city officials and environmental groups—putting an…

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Robot Fukushima Daiichi réacteur n°2

Robot Fukushima Daiichi réacteur n°2

Exploration du bâtiment du réacteur numéro 2 de la centrale Daiichi de Fukushima avec un robot télécommandé. Ces l'endroit le plus radio-actif de la central…

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Japan moves closer to restarting nuclear reactors – San Jose Mercury News

USA TODAYJapan moves closer to restarting nuclear reactorsSan Jose Mercury NewsThe public has shown great concern that government failures, such as not sharing radiation leak data, worsened the crisis at Fukushima and could recur.Life Under the Radioac…

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Le Japon reçoit des objets repêchés de l’autre côté du Pacifique 15 mois après le tsunami

Le Japon reçoit des objets repêchés de l'autre côté du Pacifique 15 mois après le tsunami

Toute l'actualité sur www.bfmtv.com Quinze mois après le tsunami qui a déferlé sur …

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Fukushima Prefecture Town Seeks to Restart Tourism – Japan Real … – Wall Street Journal (blog)

Wall Street Journal (blog)Fukushima Prefecture Town Seeks to Restart Tourism – Japan Real …Wall Street Journal (blog)Tourism for the Fukushima prefecture city Aizu-Wakamatsu dried up after last year's nuclear accident 100 kilometers away. Now, th…

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A. Gundersen – Conférence M. Kaltofen sur les particules chaudes 09.12.2011

A. Gundersen – Conférence M. Kaltofen sur les particules chaudes 09.12.2011

Vidéo du discours de Marco Kaltofen à l'APHA (Association Américaine de Santé Publique). Kaltofen déclare que des particules ch…

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Olympics-Japan’s nuclear ghost town cyclist aims to be evacuees … – Reuters

Moneycontrol.comOlympics-Japan's nuclear ghost town cyclist aims to be evacuees …ReutersWHO releases mixed Fukushima radiation report … Watanabe's home town of Futaba sits next to the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, which was hit by the …..

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Global nuclear energy output falls 4.3% in 2011 – Utilities-ME.com

Utilities-ME.comGlobal nuclear energy output falls 4.3% in 2011Utilities-ME.comBP's Statistical Review of World Energy 2012, released this week, has recorded large falls in nuclear energy output – an obvious consequence of the Fukushima …Misleadi…

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Japan moves closer to restarting nuclear reactors – Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta Journal ConstitutionJapan moves closer to restarting nuclear reactorsAtlanta Journal ConstitutionAll 50 of Japan's workable reactors are offline because of safety concerns or for maintenance since the March 11 disaster touched off a crisis …

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Japan moves closer to restarting nuclear reactors – Fox News

Wall Street Journal (blog)Japan moves closer to restarting nuclear reactorsFox NewsAll 50 of Japan's workable reactors are offline because of safety concerns or for maintenance since the March 11 disaster touched off a crisis at the Fukushima …Fu…

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Japan could restart 1st nuclear reactors idled since tsunami as soon … – Washington Post

Japan could restart 1st nuclear reactors idled since tsunami as soon …Washington PostAll 50 of Japan's workable reactors are offline because of safety concerns or for maintenance since the March 11 disaster touched off a crisis at the Fukushima ….

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Man held for beating Fukushima evacuee roommate – The Japan Times

Man held for beating Fukushima evacuee roommateThe Japan TimesA 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 …

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Man held for beating Fukushima evacuee roommate – The Japan Times

Man held for beating Fukushima evacuee roommateThe Japan TimesA 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 …

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Exposition : Jacques Urbanska & Vincent Paesmans Iframe et Natalia de Mello Portraits Robots

Exposition : Jacques Urbanska & Vincent Paesmans Iframe et Natalia de Mello Portraits Robots

Jacque Urbanska avec Vincent Paesmans : IFRAME En 2010, Jacques Urbanska initie le projet www.arts-numeriques.info, sur la circulation de l'informat…

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