Archive | 16 juin 2012

Oi decision draws international outcry (Japan Times)

… as well as doctors, activists, and labor unions, have all formally opposed the restart, citing the Fukushima disaster.Source : Japan TimesExplore : Asia, Japan, World

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Regrettable ‘go’ on reactors (Japan Times)

The government on Saturday finally gave the go-ahead to Kansai Electric Power Co.’s plan to restart the Nos. 3 and 4 reactors at its Oi nuclear power plant in Fukui Prefecture. The decision ignores the crucial lesson from the accident at Tokyo Electric…

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Japan restarts nuclear reactors (The Agonist)

Tokyo | June 16 AP – Many still concerned with safety Japan’s government on Saturday approved bringing the country’s first nuclear reactors back online since last year’s earthquake and tsunami led to a nationwide shutdown, going against wider public op…

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Nuclear energy: Japan is back (The Reference Frame)

… me if I am wrong, his second number was right on the money: the radiation emerging from the Fukushima I power plant has killed zero people. We may effectively argue that the tsunami has only retired a power plant commissioned in 1982 which wasn’t t…

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Japan Restarts Two Reactors (Center for Environment, Commerce & )

… government will make judgments “on individual cases,” based on safety. In the 15 months since the Fukushima disaster — an earthquake- and tsunami-triggered triple meltdown that forced the evacuation of some 100,000 — Japan has already manag…

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Fukushima: a volcano of radioactivity … (Homeless on the High Desert)

In the most seismicly active region on Earth; fresh tremors promise eruptions setting new standards for the term, “cataclysmic”. We really are pushing into new frontiers, where numbers quantifying the menace at Fukushima seem more suited for cosmol…

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Japan OK’s Restart for Two Nuke Reactors (Home)

Japan’s government has given consent for a pair of nuclear power reactors to go back online. It is the first such approval since the Fukushima disaster 15 months ago. At present, all reactors in the country, which has scant natural resources, are offli…

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Japan Restarts Nuclear Reactors (ABC News)

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda ordered the restart of two idle nuclear reactors Saturday amid widespread public opposition, more than a year after a powerful earthquake and tsunami triggered three nuclear meltdowns at the Fukushima Dai-ichi Pow…

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No Restart, letter to Premier Noda, 内閣総理大臣野田佳彦様、15.06.12

No Restart, letter to Premier Noda, 内閣総理大臣野田佳彦様、15.06.12

Bei einer Protestveranstaltung gegen den Neustart der AKWs in Japan verliest Franz Botens seinen Brief an de…

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Japan restarts nuclear reactors (CBC.ca)

Japan’s government approved bringing the country’s first nuclear reactors back online since last year’s earthquake and tsunami led to a nationwide shutdown, going against wider public opinion that is opposed to nuclear power after Fukushima.Source : CB…

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Work begins on controversial Japan nuclear restart (Raw Story)

Japan started work to put nuclear reactors back online Saturday, despite public distrust of the technology after last year’s meltdowns at Fukushima, the world’s worst atomic accident since Chernobyl. Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda, seeking to head o…

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Japan restarts first reactors since tsunami (NY Daily News)

Japan’s government on Saturday approved bringing the country’s first nuclear reactors back online since last year’s earthquake and tsunami led to a nationwide shutdown, going against wider public opinion that is opposed to nuclear power after Fuk…

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Japan OKs restart of first nuclear reactors since tsunami (New York Post)

TOKYO — Japan’s government on Saturday approved bringing the country’s first nuclear reactors back online since last year’s earthquake and tsunami led to a nationwide shutdown, going against wider public opinion that is opposed to nuclear power after…

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Fukushima Watch: Reactor Restarts in the Twitterverse – Wall Street Journal (blog)

Wall Street Journal (blog)Fukushima Watch: Reactor Restarts in the TwitterverseWall Street Journal (blog)As expected, the Japanese government went ahead Saturday and ordered two nuclear reactors in the town of Oi be switched back on — despite signific…

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Japan’s Prime Minister Orders Restart of Two Nuclear Reactors (New York Times)

Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda’s order to restart the Ohi nuclear plant made it the nation’s first to go back on line since the crisis last year in Fukushima.Source : New York TimesExplore : Asia, Environment, Japan, Sciences, World

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Japan set to restart nuclear reactors (CNN)

Japan has given the go-ahead for operations to resume at two nuclear reactors on its western coast, the first to be restarted after the government shut down all reactors following the 2011 Fukushima nuclear crisis.Source : CNNExplore : Asia, Japan, World

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Report: Japan to restart first nuclear reactors since Fukushima – CNN

Report: Japan to restart first nuclear reactors since FukushimaCNNJapan has given the go-ahead for operations to resume at two reactors on its western coast, the first to be restarted following the Fukushima nuclear crisis.

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Japan approves reactor restarts, more seen – msnbc.com

Japan approves reactor restarts, more seenmsnbc.comThe decision, despite public concerns over safety after the big earthquake and tsunami crippled the Fukushima plant, could open the door to more restarts …

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Japan orders restart of two nuclear reactors shut by tsunami (The Sleuth)

… the Ohi plant, where reactors — like others in the country — were idled in the wake of last year’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident. Read full article >>Source : The SleuthExplore : Asia, Japan, Political Blogs, Politics, World

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KEPCO set to turn on juice at Oi nuke plant in July – Asahi Shimbun

KEPCO set to turn on juice at Oi nuke plant in JulyAsahi ShimbunKansai Electric Power Co. said it is ready to restart two reactors at its Oi nuclear power plant in Fukui Prefecture in response to the government's decision on …9 Japanese nuclear p…

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Japan approves 2 reactor restarts, more seen ahead – Reuters

Japan approves 2 reactor restarts, more seen aheadReutersRestarts would be first after Fukushima disaster. * Japan's policy to reduce nulcear dependence intact-trade min. * Nuclear safety considerably enhanced after …

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REFILE-UPDATE 1-Japan approves 2 reactor restarts, more seen … – Reuters

REFILE-UPDATE 1-Japan approves 2 reactor restarts, more seen …ReutersRestarts would be first after Fukushima disaster. * Japan's policy to reduce nulcear dependence intact-trade min. * Nuclear safety considerably enhanced after …

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Japan Approves 2 Reactor Restarts, More Seen Ahead (New York Times)

Japan on Saturday approved the resumption of nuclear power operations at two reactors despite mass public opposition, the first to come back on line after the Fukushima crisis.Source : New York TimesExplore : Asia, Energy, Japan, Nuclear Energy, World

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Japan approves 2 reactor restarts, more seen ahead – Reuters

Japan approves 2 reactor restarts, more seen aheadReutersRestarts would be first after Fukushima disaster. * Japan's policy to reduce nulcear dependence intact-trade min. * Nuclear safety considerably enhanced after …

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Japan OKs restart of 1st reactors since tsunami – USA TODAY

USA TODAYJapan OKs restart of 1st reactors since tsunamiUSA TODAYPublic opposition to the resumption of nuclear operations remains high because of the crisis the tsunami touched off at Fukushima Dai-ichi plant, the worst …Japan approves 2 reactor res…

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Japan set to restart nuke reactors – Pakistan Observer

Zee NewsJapan set to restart nuke reactorsPakistan ObserverTokyo—Japan's prime minister is set to defy fierce public sentiment this weekend and order nuclear reactors back online for the first time since Fukushima, as he …Japan's PM Orders …

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Japan approves two reactor restarts, more seen ahead – Reuters

Japan approves two reactor restarts, more seen aheadReutersThe decision, despite public concerns over safety after the big earthquake and tsunami crippled the Fukushima plant, could open the door to more restarts …

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Japan approves 2 reactor restarts, more seen ahead – Asahi Shimbun

Japan approves 2 reactor restarts, more seen aheadAsahi ShimbunJapan on June 16 approved the resumption of nuclear power operations at two reactors despite mass public opposition, the first to come back on line after they …

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Japan Nuclear Freeze Ends as Voter Backlash Begins for Noda – Businessweek

Wall Street Journal (blog)Japan Nuclear Freeze Ends as Voter Backlash Begins for NodaBusinessweekPrime Minister Yoshihiko Noda approved the first restart of Japan's power reactors since last year's Fukushima nuclear disaster, a decision that co…

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Japan to restart nuclear reactors despite widespread fear – Los Angeles Times

Japan to restart nuclear reactors despite widespread fearLos Angeles TimesBut last year's earthquake- and tsunami-triggered nuclear disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi complex have instilled fresh and widespread fear about radiation …

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Fukushima woman raises voice against nuclear power – Asahi Shimbun

Fukushima woman raises voice against nuclear powerAsahi ShimbunIt's hard to imagine how Ruiko Muto became the voice of the Fukushima protest movement. With her soft manner and wavering voice, she calls herself …

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Start Your Engines: Japan Gets Ready to Return to Nuclear Power (Time)

The debacle at the Fukushima nuclear plant last year prompted Japan to switch off nuclear power. Now the government of Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda plans to restart two reactors, much to local and international oppositionSource : TimeExplore : Asia, …

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Does the Netroots Care About Nuclear Power? (Firedoglake)

… here in the United States or the ongoing (and growing) crisis of radioactive contamination from Fukushima spreading across the globe.Source : FiredoglakeExplore : Asia, Energy, Japan, Politics, World

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