Archive | 13 septembre 2012

Investing in Nuclear, Post-Fukushima (Fool.com)

Investing in Nuclear, Post-FukushimaSource : Fool.comExplore : Asia, Finance, Japan, World

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Axing nuclear power for renewables an expensive goal (Japan Times)

… to end the use of nuclear power, the option favored in public opinion polls, in its first post-Fukushima energy policy.Source : Japan TimesExplore : Asia, Energy, Japan, Nuclear Energy, World

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Health of elderly evacuees seen deteriorating (Japan Times)

The number of elderly people certified as needing care topped 110,000 in 42 communities in Iwate, Miyagi and Fukushima prefectures at the end of June, up by 12,000, or 12 percent, from 2010, according to a Kyodo News survey. The increase in the three p…

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Kansai, Kyushu power utilities looking to hike rates (Japan Times)

Kansai Electric Power Co. and Kyushu Electric Power Co. are thinking of raising prices to offset costs that have risen since they were forced to suspend nuclear power because of the Fukushima disaster, sources said Thursday. Kansai Electric wants to ra…

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Fukushima gov.’s China meeting canned – The Daily Yomiuri

Fukushima gov.'s China meeting cannedThe Daily YomiuriFUKUSHIMA (Jiji Press)–A meeting that was planned for Wednesday between Fukushima Gov. Yuhei Sato and China Eastern Airlines Chairman Liu Shaoyong has been canceled, the Fukushima prefectural g…

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Uranium Miners Breakout: Prepare For A Supply Shortfall And Price Spike (SeekingAlpha Retail Stocks)

… to tar nuclear as the result of the once-in-a-millennium perfect storm emanating from the Post-Fukushima mindset. It is difficult to recall if any other industry has suffered the insults arising from those forces that have it in their self interest…

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Japan seen using more LNG after nuclear clearance delays – Reuters

Japan seen using more LNG after nuclear clearance delaysReutersDemand boosted by post-Fukushima nuclear outages. * Fuel imports cause record trade defecit. LONDON, Sept 13 (Reuters) – Japan will consume a larger-than-expected 76.4 billion cubic metres …

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Nuclear power in India: The Kudankulam conundrum (The Economist)

THIS week police in Kudankulam, in southern Tamil Nadu, fired at thousands of anti-nuclear protesters on the beach, killing a fisherman. The locals were opposing a new, Russian-designed, 2,000MW nuclear plant, India’s biggest, which is now being fill…

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EnergySolutions moves into next phase of Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power … – Power Engineering Magazine

EnergySolutions moves into next phase of Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power …Power Engineering Magazine12 said it has entered into the second phase of its contract with Toshiba Corp. as part of the on-going remediation of the damaged Fukushima Daiichi N…

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Thailand imports peaches from Fukushima (Japan Probe)

Here’s some good news for farmers in Fukushima prefecture. Thailand will be selling peaches from Fukushima: After the March 11th disaster, many countries banned agricultural imports from Fukushima. Thailand is the first country to accept them again. …

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Nuclear sector seeks to regain trust after Fukushima – Terra.com

Nuclear sector seeks to regain trust after FukushimaTerra.comAn aerial view shows the tsunami-crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Fukushima Prefecture, from over the Pacific off Minamisoma, in this photo taken by Kyodo September 11, 2012,…

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Nuclear sector seeks to regain trust after Fukushima (Reuters)

LONDON (Reuters) – The global nuclear industry, traumatized by Japan’s Fukushima accident 18 months ago, needs to redefine itself to regain public trust and better cooperate to improve safety, senior executives of the sector said on Thursday.Source : R…

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Nuclear sector seeks to regain trust after Fukushima – Reuters

Nuclear sector seeks to regain trust after FukushimaReutersNuclear industry needs to be transparent – Areva chief. * Fukushima was an error – Westinghouse executive. By Karolin Schaps. LONDON, Sept 13 (Reuters) – The global nuclear industry, traumatise…

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Nuclear sector seeks to regain trust after Fukushima – Reuters

Nuclear sector seeks to regain trust after FukushimaReutersNuclear industry needs to be transparent – Areva chief. * Fukushima was an error – Westinghouse executive. By Karolin Schaps. LONDON, Sept 13 (Reuters) – The global nuclear industry, traumatise…

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Nuclear sector seeks to regain trust after Fukushima – Reuters

Nuclear sector seeks to regain trust after FukushimaReutersAlthough the order books of large nuclear companies were hit hard after the disaster, with forecasts for new nuclear capacity projecting a fall by 12 percent by 2020, other major economies are …

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Not Quite a Three Eyed Fish (SciBlogs.co.nz)

by SM Morgan The Tohoku Earthquake & Tsunami in March of 2011 caused an unfortunate side effect when it wasted the crap out of a couple nuclear power plants. The nuclear material released into the surrounding environment from the Fukushima Daiichi fail…

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Osaka mayor offers Japan a ‘third-way’ – Financial Times

swissinfo.chOsaka mayor offers Japan a 'third-way'Financial TimesThat means fresh doubt over national strategy on such pressing issues as energy and the future of the nuclear power sector following last year's crisis at the tsunami-crippled…

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Fukushima Update: First child with thyroid cancer reported – The Japan Daily Press

Fukushima Update: First child with thyroid cancer reportedThe Japan Daily PressThe first case of thyroid cancer in a child hailing from Fukushima has been reported. The report is significant because it's the first after the nuclear power plant melt…

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Coca-Cola Japan: Schools Receiving Reconstruction Fund Grants in Shinchi … – Power Engineering Magazine

Coca-Cola Japan: Schools Receiving Reconstruction Fund Grants in Shinchi …Power Engineering MagazineCoca-Cola (Japan) Company, Limited and Coca-Cola Educational & Environmental Foundation announced on September 10 that the Coca-Cola Japan Reconst…

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Nuclear "Lip-Zip" at Political Conventions Outrages Citizens; Grassroots Groups Converge on DC Sept 20-22 for Coalition Against Nukes Rally for Nuclear-Free Future (PRWeb – Daily News Feed)

The Coalition Against Nukes (CAN) announces its Rally for a Nuclear-Free Future September 20-22 in Washington, DC to draw the attention of legislators, the media and the public to the critical dangers of nuclear power, nuclear waste, weaponry, weapons …

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Survey finds zero Fukushima plant strontium contamination in soil samples – Asahi Shimbun

Survey finds zero Fukushima plant strontium contamination in soil samplesAsahi ShimbunThe science ministry, citing 60 sites around Japan, said it found no radioactive strontium contamination caused by the Fukushima nuclear crisis last year. The ministr…

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Survey finds zero Fukushima plant strontium contamination in soil samples – Asahi Shimbun

Survey finds zero Fukushima plant strontium contamination in soil samplesAsahi ShimbunThe science ministry, citing 60 sites around Japan, said it found no radioactive strontium contamination caused by the Fukushima nuclear crisis last year. The ministr…

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Fukushima Watch: Japanese Have Lost Faith in Nuclear Power — US Regulator – Wall Street Journal (blog)

Wall Street Journal (blog)Fukushima Watch: Japanese Have Lost Faith in Nuclear Power — US RegulatorWall Street Journal (blog)One U.S. regulator said Wednesday that will be difficult in the face of the Japanese people's “loss of faith” in the …

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Fukushima Watch: Japanese Have Lost Faith in Nuclear Power — US Regulator – Wall Street Journal (blog)

Wall Street Journal (blog)Fukushima Watch: Japanese Have Lost Faith in Nuclear Power — US RegulatorWall Street Journal (blog)One U.S. regulator said Wednesday that will be difficult in the face of the Japanese people's “loss of faith” in the …

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Reports: Japan plans for nuclear phaseout by 2030s – Washington Post

New York Times (blog)Reports: Japan plans for nuclear phaseout by 2030sWashington PostThe gradual turn away from nuclear power over the next two decades represents a major concession from Japan's traditionally pro-nuclear leaders to a largely anti-…

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Britain looks to China to fuel nuclear reenaissance (Michele Kearney’s Nuclear Wire)

Britain looks to China to fuel nuclear renaissance Washington Post The possible entry of China as Britain’s nuclear benefactor is being seen here and across the region as a test case not only for the viability of nuclear energy in a post-Fukushima worl…

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Cambridge House International Inc.: "The US is More Dependent on Foreign Uranium Than Foreign Oil"-Amir Adnani-Video Interview (Marketwire)

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA (MARKET WIRE) Cambridge House International is pleased to announce the release of the video interview with Amir Adnani, CEO of Uranium Energy Corp. ($UEC), an American uranium mining company. Tommy Humphreys guides the conve…

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The US Is More Dependent On Foreign Uranium Than Foreign Oil (Michele Kearney’s Nuclear Wire)

The US Is More Dependent On Foreign Uranium Than Foreign Oil by Tommy Humphreys Recently we sat down with Amir Adnani, CEO of Uranium Energy Corp. ( $UEC ), an American uranium mining company, for a conversation on the nuclear industry eighteen months …

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