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Physician: AMA meeting is “encouraging monitoring of radiation levels in ocean species” in response to Fukushima (ENENews.com – Energy News)

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Marubeni to Set Up Floating Wind Turbine Off Fukushima – Bloomberg

Marubeni to Set Up Floating Wind Turbine Off FukushimaBloombergA group led by Marubeni Corp. (8002) is setting up a floating wind turbine off the coast of Fukushima, aiming to commercializing the unproven technology and create an industry in the region…

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« Five O’Clock Shadow » with Robert Knight: Fukushima Lessons, Segment 1 (Radio Project Front Page Podcast)

FUKUSHIMA – ONGOING CONSEQUENCES Proceedings of the recent « Fukushima Daiichi Disaster: Lessons for California » conference in San Diego (site of the recently-decommissioned San Onofre nuclear power plant). Featuring: Former Japanese Prime Minister NAOT…

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Japan Undergoes Solar Boom With Over 7.4 GW Already Installed (Inhabitat)

As the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant continues to leak radiation, Japan is turning its sights away from atomic power and towards solar energy. At the end of 2012, the country had installed solar power-generating arrays that provide a total 7.4G…

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Marubeni to set up floating wind turbine off Fukushima in world first – The Japan Times

RechargeMarubeni to set up floating wind turbine off Fukushima in world firstThe Japan TimesA group led by Marubeni Corp. is setting up a floating wind turbine off the coast of Fukushima Prefecture, aiming to commercialize the unproven technology and c…

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Hot Tuna? – The Fish of Fukushima – Truth-Out

Hot Tuna? – The Fish of Fukushima
Truth-Out
On June 4th, 2013, London-based news source the Guardian reported, “Fukushima tuna safe to eat – study.” The day before, the Los Angeles Times reported, “Scientists to eaters: Don’t freak out over Fukushima fish.” The San Diego Union-Tribune was 

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Laborfest: Mother of Fukushima, Living as Brothers, Newspeak (Indybay newswire)

Redstone Building – 2940 16th St. at Capp, San Francisco (16th St BART)Source : Indybay newswireExplore : Asia, Japan, World

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Fukushima and the nuclear industry’s fight against fear (Michele Kearney’s Nuclear Wire)

Fukushima and the nuclear industry’s fight against fear http://www.independentaustralia.net/2013/life/health/fukushima-and-the-nuclear-industrys-fight-against-fear/

Source : Michele Kearney’s Nuclear Wire

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After Fukushima, Japan beginning to see the light in solar energy – The Guardian


The Guardian
After Fukushima, Japan beginning to see the light in solar energy
The Guardian
Before the 2011 meltdowns at the Fukushima Dai-ichi plant, Japan had all but neglected renewable energy, instead emphasising atomic power. But the accident at Fukushima forced the shuttering of the country’s 50 operable reactors, only two of which have 

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After Fukushima, Japan beginning to see the light in solar energy – The Guardian


The Guardian
After Fukushima, Japan beginning to see the light in solar energy
The Guardian
Before the 2011 meltdowns at the Fukushima Dai-ichi plant, Japan had all but neglected renewable energy, instead emphasising atomic power. But the accident at Fukushima forced the shuttering of the country’s 50 operable reactors, only two of which have 

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Japan to start floating wind trial – Recharge

RechargeJapan to start floating wind trialRechargeJapanese conglomerate Marubeni is next week due to oversee deployment of a 2MW Hitachi turbine at a floating offshore wind test site 20km off the coast of Fukushima prefecture. Marubnei, in cooperation …

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Fukushima Nuclear Crisis Update for June 14th to June 17th, 2013 (The Greenpeace weblog)

Here’s the latest of our news bulletins from the ongoing crisis at Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. State of the Fukushima Reactors After spending just 15 minutes on the fourth floor of reactor #1, Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA) inspectors said they determined yesterday that a massive magnitude 9.0 earthquake in March 2011 did not damage isolation condensers there (critical for…

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Fukushima’s two British Samurai survivors – Channel 4 News (blog)


Channel 4 News (blog)
Fukushima’s two British Samurai survivors
Channel 4 News (blog)
Both men stayed with the ship, with the children they’d been teaching in Futaba, the tiny town of 7,000 which houses the giant Fukushima-Daiichi nuclear plant and its large coastal reactors, three melted down, crippled by the quake and its 50 foot tsunami.

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Fukushima fashion house Honeys goes local to grow quickly in China – Asahi Shimbun

Fukushima fashion house Honeys goes local to grow quickly in China
Asahi Shimbun
A women’s clothing chain based in Fukushima Prefecture is a success story in China, utilizing a localization policy that sees most of its products manufactured in the country, and also employing young Chinese who have attended Japanese universities in

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NRA says quake not responsible for damage to Fukushima cooling condensers – Asahi Shimbun

NRA says quake not responsible for damage to Fukushima cooling condensersAsahi ShimbunThe Nuclear Regulation Authority said June 17 that the earthquake of March 11, 2011, was tentatively not responsible for damage to key equipment used to cool a reacto…

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Ashworth College Announces New Web Designer For This Leading Online School (PRWeb – Daily News Feed)

Ashworth College announces Fukushima, Japan native, Ryoko Hughes, as the new Web Designer. (PRWeb June 18, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10814246.htmSource : PRWeb – Daily News FeedExplore : Asia, Japan, World

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Rila Fukushima On The Wolverine – Australian Empire Online

Rila Fukushima On The WolverineAustralian Empire OnlineRila Fukushima was best known as a model and had only appeared in one short film before she was cast in The Wolverine as Yukio. But we can expect to see much more of her in future; she has the acti…

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Thorium energy as the new ‘green’ nuclear power source (Sustainable Business Toolkit)

Following the devastating tsunami in northern Japan in 2011 and its impact on the Fukushima nuclear energy plant, practically all nations with nuclear energy programmes initiated an assessment of nuclear safety in their countries. Although this single …

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LDP policy chief criticized over Fukushima death toll comment – Asahi Shimbun

LDP policy chief criticized over Fukushima death toll comment
Asahi Shimbun
KOBE–The ruling Liberal Democratic Party’s policy chief came under fire on June 18 for saying the Fukushima nuclear disaster has not directly led to any deaths in her arguments for restarting idle reactors. Sanae Takaichi, chairwoman of the LDP’s

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Fukushima 2.25 — The Humanitarian Crisis – Forbes

Fukushima 2.25 — The Humanitarian CrisisForbesLegitimate scientific reports keep being issued that describe the minimal health effects from the crippled Fukushima reactors, and the severity of the overreaction and forced evacuations of so many people….

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Fukushima 2.25 — The Humanitarian Crisis (Forbes)

Twenty-seven months after the reactors withstood one of the largest earthquakes in history, only to fall to the largest tsunami in history, over 50,000 people are still being held captive by fear, and their lives are slowly being destroyed by the bogey…

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Fukushima 2.25 — The Humanitarian Crisis (Forbes)

Twenty-seven months after the reactors withstood one of the largest earthquakes in history, only to fall to the largest tsunami in history, over 50,000 people are still being held captive by fear, and their lives are slowly being destroyed by the bogey…

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Honda robot to take Fukushima plant checks to new level – Asahi Shimbun

Honda robot to take Fukushima plant checks to new level
Asahi Shimbun
Honda Motor Co. has developed a nimble robot that can reach into nooks and crannies of the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant as part of the process to decommission the reactors. Engineers applied technology used in the humanoid Asimo robot 
Honda, AIST-developed robot to survey Fukushima nuclear plant using ASIMO The Japan Daily Press
Honda Jointly Develops Robot For Post-Earthquake EffortsScoop.co.nz (press release)
Honda’s little radiation-proof robot does nuke dutyAutomotive News (blog)
MENAFN.COM
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Safecast, crowdsourced radiation monitoring project, logs 10 million data points (Boing Boing)

The crowdsourced radiation monitoring project Safecast, which was launched in the weeks after the Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan , has reached a big milestone: they have collected and published over 10,000,000 individual data points .Source : Boin…

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Fukushima Update 6/17 (Michele Kearney’s Nuclear Wire)

… for Fukushima children now living in Tokyo show no adversities. http://www.hiroshimasyndrome. com/fukushima-accident- updates.htmlSource : Michele Kearney’s Nuclear WireExplore : Asia, Japan, World

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Shrinking Prospects for Nuclear Power Plants (Michele Kearney’s Nuclear Wire)

Shrinking Prospects for Nuclear Power Plants 24/7 Wall St. Following the disaster at Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plants in 2011, Germany said it would shut down all its nuclear generation and Japan has already closed down all but two of its…

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Solar Is Not Enough For The Next Sandy (Forbes)

In April, I attended a seminar in Naples, Italy about energy resilience strategies in post-Fukushima Japan.Source : ForbesExplore : Asia, Business, Energy and Water, Japan, World

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Snikt! Hugh Jackman In New Promo Image For THE WOLVERINE (Comic Book Movie)

The Wolverine will be directed by James Mangold (Knight and Day), from a script written by Christopher McQuarrie.. The cast includes: Hugh Jackamn (Logan/Wolverine), Svetlana Khodchenkova (Viper), Hiroyuki Sanada (Shingen), Hal Yamanouchi (Yashida), Ta…

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Shrinking Prospects for Nuclear Power Plants (24/7 Wall St.)

Following the disaster at Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plants in 2011, Germany said it would shut down all its nuclear generation and Japan has already closed down all but two of its reactors. In May, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (NYSE: GS) committed to investing $487 million for renewable energy projects in Japan, and the […]

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NRA denies 3/11 quake damaged condenser pipes at Fukushima No. 1 – The Japan Times

NRA denies 3/11 quake damaged condenser pipes at Fukushima No. 1The Japan TimesThe Nuclear Regulation Authority denied Monday that the Great East Japan Earthquake damaged piping related to critical cooling equipment in the building housing reactor 1 at…

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Nuclear renaissance in Florida crumbles, meets economic reality (CleanEnergy Footprints)

This blog was co-authored by SACE staff Sara Barczak and George Cavros. Has the so-called “nuclear renaissance” finally met economic reality? The nuclear industry recently experienced their “worst week” since the Fukushima disaster in Japan. Not only did Duke Energy scrap plans to build new reactors at their Shearon Harris site in North Carolina but [...]

Source : CleanEnergy Footprints

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The cat’s on the roof (Suburban Guerrilla)

Remember that old joke about “the cat’s on the roof”, and how I last used it about Fukushima to illustrate how they would release misleading info in increments before they’d finally tell us the truth? Well, last week, we were “only” collecting metadata on phone calls. Now we find out that in a classified briefing, [...]

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Rila Fukushima On The Wolverine – Empire Online


Empire Online
Rila Fukushima On The Wolverine
Empire Online
Rila Fukushima was best known as a model and had only appeared in one short film before she was cast in The Wolverine as Yukio. But we can expect to see much more of her in future; she has the acting bug now, and has training as an assassin so casting 
‘The Wolverine’ new stills: Hugh Jackman gears up for the ultimate battle with IBNLive

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High-Access Survey Robot begins work at nuclear power station (PhysOrg.com)

Honda Motor and the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) have jointly developed a remotely controlled survey robot that will conduct on-site surveys on the first floor of a nuclear reactor building at Fukushima Daiich…

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More radioactive leaks at Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant – Enformable

EnformableMore radioactive leaks at Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plantEnformableWorkers at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant have found that the newly-installed Advanced Liquid Processing System (ALPS) designed by Toshiba, the system which i…

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Futaba brings offices back to Fukushima – The Japan Times

Futaba brings offices back to Fukushima
The Japan Times
FUKUSHIMA – Officials from the evacuated town of Futaba moved its headquarters back to Fukushima Prefecture on Monday, ending a temporary stay in Kazo, Saitama Prefecture, caused by the 2011 nuclear crisis. The new office — the town’s fourth since 

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Futaba brings offices back to Fukushima – The Japan Times

Futaba brings offices back to Fukushima
The Japan Times
FUKUSHIMA – Officials from the evacuated town of Futaba moved its headquarters back to Fukushima Prefecture on Monday, ending a temporary stay in Kazo, Saitama Prefecture, caused by the 2011 nuclear crisis. The new office — the town’s fourth since 
Town of Futaba moves office to Iwaki, Fukushima Pref.GlobalPost

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Familiar faces win ¥1.6 billion in nuclear public relations projects after … – Asahi Shimbun

Familiar faces win ¥1.6 billion in nuclear public relations projects after
Asahi Shimbun
In the two fiscal years after the accident at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant, the industry ministry awarded 49 contracts and the science ministry provided 18 for various projects worth 2.48 billion yen ($26.2 million) to publicize and educate

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Town of Futaba moves office to Iwaki, Fukushima Pref. – GlobalPost

Town of Futaba moves office to Iwaki, Fukushima Pref.GlobalPostThe town of Futaba, from which all residents evacuated after the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant crisis triggered by the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami, moved its town office Monda…

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Fukushima nuclear plant’s cooling system fails – Asian Correspondent

Fukushima nuclear plant’s cooling system fails
Asian Correspondent
TOKYO (AP) — Japanese nuclear regulators say the cooling system has failed for a storage pool for fuel at one of the reactors at the tsunami-damaged nuclear plant in the northeast. There was no immediate danger from the failure, the second at the

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Rep. Nadler: NSA Can Listen To Phone Calls Without A Warrant (Crooks and Liars)

Remember that old joke about « the cat’s on the roof », and how I last used it about Fukushima to illustrate how they would release misleading info in increments before they’d finally tell us the truth? Well, last week, we were « only » collecting metadata…

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Sun Jun 16 ’13 Announcement from Fukushima Reportage – The Great Silence (Indiegogo: Announcements)

Before you leave the Chernobyl area you must check for contamination. None of us had problems. We were lucky :) Source : Indiegogo: AnnouncementsExplore : Asia, Japan, World

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Government secretly backtracks on Fukushima decontamination goal – Asahi Shimbun

Government secretly backtracks on Fukushima decontamination goalAsahi ShimbunWith the government facing difficulty in finding disposal sites, municipalities in Fukushima Prefecture are being unofficially notified that the goal for completion of radioac…

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Kanda Matsuri – Soma Nomaoi (Tokyobling’s Blog)

At the huge Kanda Matsuri earlier this year I saw these horsemen from the Soma Nomaoi cavalry groups taking part in the parade. I just love these horses, and I saw them at their home ground in Fukushima Prefecture last summer. These photos were from the first day of the festival, with lots of rain […]

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U.S. Sustains Support For Small Modular Nuclear Reactors (Forbes)

Despite the political fallout from the Fukushima crisis, the U.S. Department of Energy remains committed to commercializing small modular nuclear reactor (SMR) technologies.Source : ForbesExplore : Asia, Business, Energy and Water, World

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Director of Nuclear Power Propaganda Film: No one ever will get sick or die from Fukushima’s radioactive contamination (ENENews.com – Energy News)

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Paul Blustein: Everything you thought you knew about the risks of nuclear energy is wrong (Seeker Blog)

Brookings scholar Paul Blustein reviews Pandora’s Promise from Kamakura, Japan: Chances are pretty high, based on prevailing public opinion, that you will think my wife and I are a tad crazy, maybe even guilty of child abuse. During the March 2011 accident at the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant, which is a couple hundred miles from where […]

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Google to Photograph Street Views of Evacuated Town in Fukushima – ROCKETNEWS24

Google to Photograph Street Views of Evacuated Town in Fukushima
ROCKETNEWS24
It wasn’t just the earthquake or tsunami of March 11, 2011 that shattered the town of Namie in Fukushima Prefecture, it was the subsequent radiation. Slowly creeping across the once fertile land, it ripped families from their homes and banished them to 

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Game Finished – Nagano Parceiro ( 1 – 0 ) Fukushima United FC , Japan (ø Soccer & Football Blog | Premier League | Football…)

Nagano Parceiro ( 1 – 0 ) Fukushima United FC , Japan on The 15th of June, 2013 at five to nine Podcast:

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Radioactive Rika-chan does the Fukushima-meltdown hula (News on Japan)

Japan’s version of the Barbie doll, Rika-chan aka Licca-chan aka has hooked up with the Hula Girls of Fukushima Prefecture, which is better known for Fukushima nuclear disaster (Wiki). According to MANTANWEB (2013Jun15 — Google Translate): A life-size Licca-chan shows off her dancing with the Hula Girls. As shown in the photos above, a life-size [...]

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Fukushima No. 1 faces labor crunch as better jobs attract – The Japan Times

Yahoo! NewsFukushima No. 1 faces labor crunch as better jobs attractThe Japan TimesKeeping the meltdown-stricken Fukushima nuclear plant in a stable condition requires a cast of thousands. Increasingly, Tokyo Electric Power Co. is struggling to find en…

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Nuclear Power Is So 20th Century (Fast Company Now)

Nuclear power seems cheap, but if you count the embedded costs of dealing with the fuel, does it make sense as an option for a clean future? When I was born, in the 1950s, nuclear power was said to be “too cheap to meter.” Although few and far between, disasters at Fukushima and Chernobyl have laid waste to that claim and, for that matter, entire cities. German Chancellor Angela Merkel, herself a…

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Tepco sells food from Fukushima at ‘Recovery Bazaar’ in Tokyo — “People formed long lines to buy them” (ENENews.com – Energy News)

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Fukushima Doctor: Many patients who were robust farmers are unable to stand without help — They now look completely different (ENENews.com – Energy News)

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La Demi Heure Radioactive 11 juin 2013 : « Fukushima, le mensonge » – Invité Thierry Ribault

Notre invité Thierry Ribault est économiste au CNRS. Il vit et travaille au Japon. Il est le co-auteur de l’ouvrage « Les Sanctuaires de l’Abîme, chronique du…
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La Demi Heure Radioactive 11 juin 2013 : « Fukushima, le mensonge » – Invité Thierry Ribault

Notre invité Thierry Ribault est économiste au CNRS. Il vit et travaille au Japon. Il est le co-auteur de l’ouvrage « Les Sanctuaires de l’Abîme, chronique du…
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Hugh Jackman, Rila Fukushima & Svetlana Khodchenkova Feature In New ‘The Wolverine’ Pics (Flicks and Bits)

While we’ve seen some of these images already in low-res scanned form, 20th Century Fox has today officially released this batch of images from ‘The Wolverine’ for our viewing pleasure. Alongside Hugh Jackman as the titular character, ‘The Wolverine’ stars Hiroyuki Sanada as Shingen, Hal Yamanouchi as Yashida, Tao Okamoto as Mariko, Brian Tee as Norubo…

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Fukushima Nuclear Crisis Update for June 11th to June 13th, 2013 (The Greenpeace weblog)

Here’s the latest of our news bulletins from the ongoing crisis at Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. State of the Fukushima Reactors TEPCO has finally completed installation of a cover over reactor #4 at the Fukushima power plant, which was heavily damaged in a hydrogen explosion following the nuclear disaster there nearly two and a half years ago. The new cover is designed to reduce…

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The Fish of Fukushima – CounterPunch

The Fish of Fukushima
CounterPunch
On June 4th, 2013, London-based news source the Guardian reported, “Fukushima tuna safe to eat – study.” The day before, the Los Angeles Times reported, “Scientists to eaters: Don’t freak out over Fukushima fish.” The San Diego Union-Tribune was 

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The Fish of Fukushima (RINF Breaking News)

On June 4th, 2013, London-based news source the Guardian reported, “Fukushima tuna safe to eat – study.” The day before, the Los Angeles Times reported, “Scientists to eaters: Don’t freak out over Fukushima fish.” The San Diego Union-Tribune was emphatic: “Tuna Pose No Risk after Nuke Disaster,” and online, “Fukushima seafood radiation risk nil, study says.” The BBC ran with, “Fukushima tuna pose…

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Special Licca-chan dolls to honor Fukushima’s Hula Girls – Asahi Shimbun

Special Licca-chan dolls to honor Fukushima’s Hula Girls
Asahi Shimbun
Toymaker Tomy Co. has created limited-edition Licca-chan dolls inspired by the famed Hula Girls dance troupe from disaster-hit Iwaki, Fukushima Prefecture. Tomy unveiled two versions of the dolls—one a hula dancer and the other a Tahitian dancer—on 

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Special Licca-chan dolls to honor Fukushima’s Hula Girls – Asahi Shimbun

Special Licca-chan dolls to honor Fukushima’s Hula Girls
Asahi Shimbun
Toymaker Tomy Co. has created limited-edition Licca-chan dolls inspired by the famed Hula Girls dance troupe from disaster-hit Iwaki, Fukushima Prefecture. Tomy unveiled two versions of the dolls—one a hula dancer and the other a Tahitian dancer—on 

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Brussels mulls mandatory nuclear reviews every six years (News) (Euractive)

The European Commission on Thursday (13 June) published a draft nuclear safety law that includes mandatory EU-wide reviews every six years in response to lessons learnt from the Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan.Source : EuractiveExplore : Asia, Inf…

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71-year old doctor opts to stay with Fukushima town’s residents – The Japan Daily Press

71-year old doctor opts to stay with Fukushima town’s residents
The Japan Daily Press
A temporary clinic was set up by Dr. Shunji Sekine in Namie, Fukushima Prefecture last month in order to provide medical assistance to the town’s residents following their evacuation to avoid the radiation threat from the 2011 nuclear disaster. Sekine

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Colorado, Japan sign energy-research agreement during Tokyo trade trip (Denver Post)

TOKYO — Still reeling from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster of March 2011, Japan is looking to forge strategic international partnerships as it moves toward a more diversified energy

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A one-sided campaign for nuclear energy (Philadelphia Inquirer)

In Pandora’s Promise, a stacked-deck documentary in support of nuclear energy, director Robert Stone holds a cute little yellow meter aloft, measuring the levels of radiation at Chernobyl and Fukushima, sites of two of the world’s most disastrous nucle…

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Colorado, Japan sign energy research agreement during Tokyo trade trip (Denver Post)

TOKYO — Still reeling from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster of March 2011, Japan is looking to forge strategic international partnerships as it moves toward a more diversified energy

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OP-ED: Fishy Accounts of Health Risks from Poison Fukushima Tuna – HNN Huntingtonnews.net

OP-ED: Fishy Accounts of Health Risks from Poison Fukushima Tuna
HNN Huntingtonnews.net
On June 4, 2013, London-based news source The Guardian reported, “Fukushima tuna safe to eat – study.” The day before, the Los Angeles Times reported, “Scientists to eaters: Don’t freak out over Fukushima fish.” The San Diego Union-Tribune was 

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EU wants six-yearly post-Fukushima nuclear stress tests (PhysOrg.com)

The European Commission called for stress tests every six years on the dozens of nuclear reactors operating in the European Union as it issued new safety rules in the wake of Japan’s Fukushima disaster.Source : PhysOrg.comExplore : Asia, European Comm…

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Fukushima official Twitter tirade under fire in Japan – Bangkok Post

Fukushima official Twitter tirade under fire in Japan
Bangkok Post
Workers clean the surface during a decontamination operation at Naraha town in Fukushima prefecture on June 13, 2013. A public official charged with helping victims of Japan’s nuclear disaster who launched a foul-mouthed Twitter tirade faced calls to
Official from Fukushima Reconstruction Agency under fire for abusive tweetsThe Japan Daily Press
Reconstruction official hit for ‘offensive’ tweetsThe Japan Times
Reconstruction Agency official’s tweets slander NGO, lawmakers supporting Mainichi Daily News
Asahi Shimbun -GlobalPost
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Fukushima Official: Groups demanding measures to protect people from radiation are ‘lefty s**t’ — “I can’t help but only feel pity for their lack of intelligence” (ENENews.com – Energy News)

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Fukushima official Twitter tirade under fire in Japan – Yahoo!7 News

Fukushima official Twitter tirade under fire in Japan
Yahoo!7 News
« We strongly demand the dismissal of the reconstruction agency councillor who used abusive language on Twitter, » Socialist leader Mizuho Fukushima said. « We request the Abe cabinet and the reconstruction agency build a system to help (victims). ».

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Fukushima official Twitter tirade under fire in Japan – The West Australian

Fukushima official Twitter tirade under fire in Japan
The West Australian
« We strongly demand the dismissal of the reconstruction agency councillor who used abusive language on Twitter, » Socialist leader Mizuho Fukushima said. « We request the Abe cabinet and the reconstruction agency build a system to help (victims). ».

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EU wants six-yearly post-Fukushima nuclear stress tests – FRANCE 24 – FRANCE 24

EU wants six-yearly post-Fukushima nuclear stress tests – FRANCE 24
FRANCE 24
AFP – The European Commission called for stress tests every six years on the dozens of nuclear reactors operating in the European Union as it issued new safety rules in the wake of Japan’s Fukushima disaster. « The proposed legislation transmitted to 

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News Summary: EU’s post-Fukushima nuclear rules – Ventura County Star

News Summary: EU’s post-Fukushima nuclear rules
Ventura County Star
SAFE FAIL: Stress tests on European nuclear plants prompted by the 2011 disaster at Japan’s Fukushima nuclear plant showed that almost all of them needed safety improvements. TOUGH TALK: The new rules would include EU-wide safety reviews every six 

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THE WOLVERINE UK TV Spot – Hunter (GeekTyrant)

Here’s the first TV spot for The Wolverine ! It comes from the UK, and it’s called « Hunter. » There are a few little snippets of new footage, but nothing major. If you want to see a spoiler filled trailer, though, click here . The Wolverine was directed…

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News Summary: EU’s post-Fukushima nuclear rules – NewsOK.com

News Summary: EU’s post-Fukushima nuclear rules
NewsOK.com
SAFE FAIL: Stress tests on European nuclear plants prompted by the 2011 disaster at Japan’s Fukushima nuclear plant showed that almost all of them needed safety improvements. TOUGH TALK: The new rules would include EU-wide safety reviews every six 

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EU Presents Post-Fukushima Nuclear Safety Rules – ABC News


ABC News
EU Presents Post-Fukushima Nuclear Safety Rules
ABC News
Stress tests on European nuclear plants prompted by the 2011 disaster at Japan’s Fukushima nuclear plant showed that almost all of them needed safety improvements. A report on those tests called for more consistency across the 27-nation EU in assessing 
Global Voices: Fukushima made ex-premier a ‘no nukes’ crusaderLos Angeles Times
Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant TourWall Street Journal- India
EU wants six-yearly post-Fukushima nuclear stress testsPhys.Org
Enformable -Nuclear Street – Nuclear Power Portal (blog) -SmartPlanet.com (blog)
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Fukushima governor urges government to scrap all nuclear reactors in prefecture – The Japan Daily Press


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Fukushima Prefecture Governor Yuhei Sato called on the central Japanese government this week to shut down all of the area’s nuclear reactors. As one of two nuclear power plants in the prefecture, Fukushima Daiichi was the site of the 2011 meltdown 
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EU presents post-Fukushima nuclear safety rules (Miami Herald)

The European Commission is proposing tougher nuclear safety rules, amid international debate about the future of nuclear energy and how to secure aging plants.Source : Miami HeraldExplore : Asia, Energy, Japan, Nuclear Energy, World

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EU presents post-Fukushima nuclear safety rules – Yahoo! News


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EU presents post-Fukushima nuclear safety rules
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Stress tests on European nuclear plants prompted by the 2011 disaster at Japan’s Fukushima nuclear plant showed that almost all of them needed safety improvements. A report on those tests called for more consistency across the 27-nation EU in assessing 
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EU presents post-Fukushima nuclear safety rules (Seattle Times)

The European Commission is proposing tougher nuclear safety rules, amid international debate about the future of nuclear energy and how to secure aging plants.Source : Seattle TimesExplore : Asia, Energy, Japan, Nuclear Energy, World

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EU presents post-Fukushima nuclear safety rules (kansascity.com)

The European Commission is proposing tougher nuclear safety rules, amid international debate about the future of nuclear energy and how to secure aging plants.Source : kansascity.comExplore : Asia, European Commission, Japan, World

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EU presents post-Fukushima nuclear safety rules (kansascity.com)

The European Commission is proposing tougher nuclear safety rules, amid international debate about the future of nuclear energy and how to secure aging plants.Source : kansascity.comExplore : Asia, European Commission, Japan, World

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EU presents post-Fukushima nuclear safety rules (Boston Globe)

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Commission is proposing tougher nuclear safety rules, amid international debate about the future of nuclear energy and how to secure aging plants.

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EU presents post-Fukushima nuclear safety rules (Boston Globe)

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Commission is proposing tougher nuclear safety rules, amid international debate about the future of nuclear energy and how to secure aging plants.

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EU Presents Post-Fukushima Nuclear Safety Rules (ABC News)

EU presents tougher nuclear safety rules amid concerns about aging plants, future of energySource : ABC NewsExplore : Asia, Japan, World

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EU Presents Post-Fukushima Nuclear Safety Rules (ABC News)

EU presents tougher nuclear safety rules amid concerns about aging plants, future of energySource : ABC NewsExplore : Asia, Japan, World

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EU presents post-Fukushima nuclear safety rules (Seattle Post-Intelligencer)

EU presents post-Fukushima nuclear safety rules BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Commission is proposing tougher nuclear safety rules, amid international debate about the future of nuclear energy and how to secure aging plants. Stress tests on European nuclear plants prompted by the 2011 disaster at Japan’s Fukushima nuclear plant showed that almost all of them needed safety improvements.

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EU presents post-Fukushima nuclear safety rules (Seattle Post-Intelligencer)

EU presents post-Fukushima nuclear safety rules BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Commission is proposing tougher nuclear safety rules, amid international debate about the future of nuclear energy and how to secure aging plants. Stress tests on European nuclear plants prompted by the 2011 disaster at Japan’s Fukushima nuclear plant showed that almost all of them needed safety improvements.

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Global Voices: Fukushima made ex-premier a ‘no nukes’ crusader – Los Angeles Times


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Global Voices: Fukushima made ex-premier a ‘no nukes’ crusader
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After the cascade of disasters that befell Japan 27 months ago, then-Prime Minister Naoto Kan took the brunt of withering criticism for shoddy nuclear safety standards at the crippled Fukushima reactor complex and the government’s chaotic emergency 
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EU proposes mandatory nuclear reviews every six years (Reuters)

LONDON/BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Commission on Thursday published a draft nuclear safety law that includes mandatory EU-wide reviews every six years in response to lessons learnt from the Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan.Source : ReutersExpl…

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Global Voices: Fukushima made ex-premier a ‘no nukes’ crusader (L.A. Times)

After the cascade of disasters that befell Japan 27 months ago, then-Prime Minister Naoto Kan took the brunt of withering criticism for shoddy nuclear safety standards at the crippled Fukushima reactor complex and the government’s chaotic emergency response to the crises.

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Reconstruction official hit for ‘offensive’ tweets – The Japan Times


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Reconstruction official hit for ‘offensive’ tweets
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The Reconstruction Agency is considering punishment for its senior bureaucrat responsible for providing support to people affected by the Fukushima nuclear disaster, for allegedly posting disparaging tweets targeted at specific Diet lawmakers and civic 
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Fukushima engineers put safety first (IOL)

Engineers are working towards the complete decommission of Japan’s crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant.Source : IOLExplore : Asia, Energy, Japan, North America, World

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Fukushima official Twitter tirade under fire in Japan – The West Australian


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Fukushima official Twitter tirade under fire in Japan
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TOKYO (AFP) – A public official charged with helping victims of Japan’s nuclear disaster who launched a foul-mouthed Twitter tirade faced calls to quit Thursday. In a posting on the micro-blogging site Yasuhisa Mizuno said citizen groups demanding 
Official from Fukushima Reconstruction Agency under fire for abusive tweetsThe Japan Daily Press
Reconstruction official hit for ‘offensive’ tweetsThe Japan Times
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Foul-mouthed Japanese official draws fire over Fukushima tweets – Hong Kong Standard

Foul-mouthed Japanese official draws fire over Fukushima tweets
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“We strongly demand the dismissal of the reconstruction agency councilor who used abusive language on Twitter, » Socialist leader Mizuho Fukushima said. More that 18,000 people were killed when an enormous tsunami crashed into Japan in March 2011 

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Fukushima official Twitter tirade under fire in Japan | Bangkok Post: news – Bangkok Post

Fukushima official Twitter tirade under fire in Japan | Bangkok Post: news
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Reporters and Tokyo Electric Power Co workers look up the unit 4 reactor building during a media tour at TEPCO’s Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant in the town of Okuma, Fukushima prefecture in Japan on June 12, 2013. A public official charged with

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Fukushima official Twitter tirade under fire in Japan – Straits Times


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Fukushima official Twitter tirade under fire in Japan
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An aerial view shows Tokyo Electric Power Co’s (Tepco) tsunami-crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Fukushima Prefecture on March 11, 2013. A public official charged with helping victims of Japan’s nuclear disaster who launched a 
Official from Fukushima Reconstruction Agency under fire for abusive tweetsThe Japan Daily Press
Reconstruction official hit for ‘offensive’ tweetsThe Japan Times
Reconstruction Agency official’s tweets slander NGO, lawmakers supporting Mainichi Daily News
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Reconstruction Agency official’s tweets slander NGO, lawmakers supporting … – Mainichi Daily News


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Reconstruction Agency official’s tweets slander NGO, lawmakers supporting
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A senior Reconstruction Agency official in charge of supporting Fukushima nuclear disaster victims has slandered lawmakers and an NGO on his private Twitter account in connection with their recovery efforts, prompting the agency to mull punishing him, 
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