Archive | 7 juillet 2012

US May Be Heading For A Nuclear Catastrophe (FreeThoughtManifesto)

People and Power Last Modified: 01 Mar 2012 11:22 Courtesy Of « Al-Jazeera » In March 2011, a devastating earthquake and tsunami in Japan caused a meltdown at the Fukushima nuclear power plant. As tens of thousands of people were evacuated from nearby to…

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Bonito, Hula Girls on menu as Noda makes fourth visit to Fukushima (Japan Times)

Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda visited Fukushima Prefecture on Saturday, sampling local fish produce and catching a performance by hula dancers. Arriving in the tsunami-hit coastal city of Iwaki in the morning, Noda visited a fish market at the port of …

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Fukushima, Afghan high school students swap stories online (Japan Times)

High school students from Japan and Afghanistan might not be expected to have much in common, but Peter Crowley, UNICEF’s representative in Afghanistan, learned otherwise during his first trip to Fukushima Prefecture. After visiting the prefecture Thur…

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Keeping an eye on TV news coverage of the nuke crisis (Japan Times)

In the week immediately after March 11, 2011 — when a magnitude 9.0 earthquake and tsunami hit Tohoku and crippled the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant — most Japanese were closely watching TV news programs — amazed that a nuclear crisis was n…

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As Japan Says Fukushima Disaster “Man-Made” & “Preventable,” Fears Grow for Nuclear Plants Worldwide (Havana Times, ope)

A Japanese parliamentary inquiry has concluded last year’s nuclear meltdown of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant was « a profoundly man-made disaster — that could and should have been foreseen and prevented. »Source : Havana Times, opeExplore…

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Fukushima: Reactor in trouble before tsunami? (H5N1)

Via The Japan Times Online: Reactor 1 quake-damaged? This has implications for many other Japanese reactors. Excerpt: The 9.0-magnitude quake that rocked the Fukushima No. 1 plant in March 2011 may have knocked out one of the emergency generators at……

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ANS Update: 7/7 112th Carnival of Nuclear Energy Bloggers (Michele Kearney’s Nuclear Wire)

… Nuclear Society Presidential Citation Implications of improved radiation protection standards for Fukushima evacuees ANS adopts position statement on U.S. global nuclear leadership through export-driven engagementSource : Michele Kearney’s Nuclear…

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Fukushima et Tchernobyl, mythe et réalité – 26.03.2012

Fukushima et Tchernobyl, mythe et réalité – 26.03.2012

Par souci d'objectivité, voici une vidéo pro-nucléaire, produite par la WNA, World Nuclear Association, qui nous explique entre autres que l' impact su…

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Production of World nuclear power has dropped due to financial crisis and Fukushima nuclear accident (Sustainability and Green Initiatives)

The production of World nuclear power has dropped by 4.3% last year to 2,518 terawatt-hours of electricity from 2,630 terawatt-hours in 2010. The main reasons for this could be the global financial crisis and the Fukushima nuclear accident in Japan. Th…

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INPO-WANO News Update 7/7 (Michele Kearney’s Nuclear Wire)

INPO – WANO News and Report Duke, Progress merger creates nation’s third largest nuclear fleet Nuclear power at record levels, despite Fukushima disaster Nigeria: Nuclear More Reliable Than Fossil Fuels 0Source : Michele Kearney’s Nuclear WireExplore …

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How Tepco glossed over Fukushima’s vulnerability – BBC News

BBC NewsHow Tepco glossed over Fukushima's vulnerabilityBBC NewsThe BBC's David Shukman says a report on Japan's Fukushima nuclear disaster unearths worrying questions about the catastrophe and its human cost.Japanese report blames governme…

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How Tepco glossed over Fukushima facts (BBC News)

How Fukushima’s quake vulnerability was glossed overSource : BBC NewsExplore : Asia, Japan, World

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Fukushima Disaster Was Man-Made, Investigation Finds – Businessweek

New York Times (blog)Fukushima Disaster Was Man-Made, Investigation FindsBusinessweekThe Fukushima nuclear disaster was the result of “man-made” failures before and after last year's earthquake, according to a report from an independent parliam…

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Fukushima Disaster Was Man-Made, Investigation Finds – Businessweek

New York Times (blog)Fukushima Disaster Was Man-Made, Investigation FindsBusinessweekIf the Fukushima reactor had already been crippled by the quake when the tsunami hit, it would force regulators to reconsider the seismic criteria that all Japan's…

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Arnie Gundersen Interviewed by DN’s Juan Gonzales on the New Fukushima Report (Progressive Alaska)

Here’s a shot taken yesterday of Fukushima No. 4. I’ve drawn a box around the approximate location of spent fuel pool no. 4. More information here .Source : Progressive AlaskaExplore : Asia, Japan, World

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Japanese report blames government/corporate nexus for Fukushima disaster – World Socialist Web Site

The Guardian Blogs (blog)Japanese report blames government/corporate nexus for Fukushima disasterWorld Socialist Web SiteThe report is scathing of the government, regulators and TEPCO, declaring that “they effectively betrayed the nation's right …

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Their View: The lessons of Fukushima nuclear plant disaster – Las Cruces Sun-News

The Guardian Blogs (blog)Their View: The lessons of Fukushima nuclear plant disasterLas Cruces Sun-NewsAfter an earthquake and tsunami set off the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant disaster in March 2011, the business of splitting atoms and captur…

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(Update) Diet Inquiry Concludes Fukushima N-Accident "Man-Made" – Power … – Power Engineering Magazine

(Update) Diet Inquiry Concludes Fukushima N-Accident "Man-Made" – Power …Power Engineering MagazineAn independent panel of the Diet, Japan's parliament, concluded Thursday that the nuclear accident at the Fukushima No. 1 plant in March …

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Fukushima Was Japan’s 9/11 (the tap)

Gordon writes – Hi Tap, Just in from Before it’s News. Speechless! Though I know it to be true. 3/11 Was Japan’s 9/11. It’s All Documented Folks! http://beforeitsnews.com/ story/2344/876/3_11_Was_ Japans_9_11._Its_All_ Documented_Folks.html? currentSpl…

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Opinion: Fukushima a leadership lesson – Bayoubuzz

Free Speech Radio NewsOpinion: Fukushima a leadership lessonBayoubuzzSTORY HIGHLIGHTS Fukushima report says nuclear crisis was a "man-made disaster" Seijiro Takeshita: In Japan, group-binding rules are very strong He says individualism and to…

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