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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
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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
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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
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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


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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 
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
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Fukushima governor urges government to scrap all nuclear reactors in prefecture – The Japan Daily Press


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Fukushima governor urges government to scrap all nuclear reactors in prefecture
The Japan Daily Press
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 
Japanese scientists find fish around Fukushima Daiichi contaminated shortly Enformable

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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 
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
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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
Los Angeles 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 
EU Presents Post-Fukushima Nuclear Safety RulesABC News
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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
The Japan Times
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 
Reconstruction Agency official’s tweets slander NGO, lawmakers supporting Mainichi Daily News

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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
The West Australian
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
Hong Kong Standard
“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
Bangkok Post
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


Straits Times
Fukushima official Twitter tirade under fire in Japan
Straits Times
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
Mainichi Daily News
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, 
Agency official makes abusive remarks on TwitterEnformable

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Official from Fukushima Reconstruction Agency under fire for abusive tweets – The Japan Daily Press


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Official from Fukushima Reconstruction Agency under fire for abusive tweets
The Japan Daily Press
The Reconstruction Agency, which is in charge of providing assistance for victims of the Fukushima nuclear disaster of 2011, said it is planning to punish one of its senior officials who has been making posts on Twitter that are unbecoming of a
Reconstruction official hit for ‘offensive’ tweetsThe Japan Times
Reconstruction Agency official’s tweets slander NGO, lawmakers supporting Mainichi Daily News
Reconstruction official insults citizens groups, Diet members on TwitterAsahi Shimbun
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Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant Tour – Wall Street Journal- India


Wall Street Journal- India
Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant Tour
Wall Street Journal- India
The Tokyo Electric Power Company (Tepco) Fukushima Daiichi plant reactor core melted down March 11, 2011. It forced about 160,000 people to evacuate and left about 132 square kilometers as a no-go zone. A general view of a building of Tepco’s 
Global Voices: Fukushima made ex-premier a ‘no nukes’ crusaderLos Angeles Times
EU wants six-yearly post-Fukushima nuclear stress testsPhys.Org
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Fukushima Plant Steps Closer to Fuel-Rod Removal – ABC News

ABC NewsFukushima Plant Steps Closer to Fuel-Rod RemovalABC NewsThe potentially risky procedure, expected to begin in November and take about a year, would be the first major step in the decommissioning of the Fukushima Dai-ichi plant, where three reac…

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Japanese Robots: On DARPA, SCHAFT, and the Peace Constitution (and bad reporting) (Akihabara News)

One would assume Japan’s impressive array of supertech humanoid robots would swarm the inspired-by-Fukushima DARPA Robotics Challenge (DRC), but Tokyo University spin-off SCHAFT Robotics is it. DARPA’s militariness and Japan’s Peace Constitution complicate. Oh, and way-overblown gee-whiz coverage of the DRC isn’t helping. • • • A few months back, our own Japan’s Robot Renaissance [...]

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Fukushima Governor Seeks Scrapping Of All Nuke Reactors (Michele Kearney’s Nuclear Wire)

Fukushima Governor Seeks Scrapping Of All Nuke Reactors http://www.rttnews.com/2134682/fukushima-governor-seeks-scrapping-of-all-nuke-reactors.aspx?type=gn&utm_source=google&utm_campaign=sitemap

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NRC requires vents to prevent Fukushima-like explosions – The Reporter

NRC requires vents to prevent Fukushima-like explosions
The Reporter
LIMERICK — In an effort to prevent hydrogen explosions like the one that destroyed parts of Japan’s Fukushima nuclear plant two years ago, the government is requiring 31 U.S. nuclear plants with a similar reactor design to install an upgraded

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Fukushima plant steps closer to fuel-rod removal – WKRG News 5 – WKRG-TV

Fukushima plant steps closer to fuel-rod removal – WKRG News 5WKRG-TVThe potentially risky procedure, expected to begin in November and take about a year, would be the first major step in the decommissioning of the Fukushima Dai-ichi plant, where three…

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Fukushima plant steps closer to fuel-rod removal – Yahoo! News


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Fukushima plant steps closer to fuel-rod removal
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Associated Press/Toshifumi Kitamura, Pool – The steel structure for the use of the spent fuel removal from the cooling pool is seen at the Unit 4 of the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant at Okuma in Fukushima …more prefecture, Japan, Wednesday, June 12
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Fukushima plant steps closer to fuel-rod removal – Yahoo! News


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Fukushima plant steps closer to fuel-rod removal
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Associated Press/Toshifumi Kitamura, Pool – The steel structure for the use of the spent fuel removal from the cooling pool is seen at the Unit 4 of the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant at Okuma in Fukushima …more prefecture, Japan, Wednesday, June 12
Fukushima nuclear reactor back from the brinkThe Australian
Fukushima nuclear plant operator shows off huge steel structure to help remove Minneapolis Star Tribune
Radioactive water the main challenge at Japan’s Fukushima plantGlobalPost
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Marine Levels Of Radioactive Strontium Spiked Following 2011 Fukushima … – RedOrbit

RedOrbitMarine Levels Of Radioactive Strontium Spiked Following 2011 Fukushima …RedOrbitNew research suggests that the accident at the Fukushima nuclear power plant two years ago increased the amount of radioactive strontium on the east coast of Japa…

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AP: Tepco not sure where melted Fukushima nuclear fuel has fallen — Radiation levels still too dangerously high in reactor buildings to check (ENENews.com – Energy News)

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French Nuclear Reactors Are Safe and Fukushima-Resistant – Energy Tribune


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French Nuclear Reactors Are Safe and Fukushima-Resistant
Energy Tribune
Vouching for the safety of its nuclear technology which would be used for the Jaitapur Nuclear Power Project in Maharashtra by French firm Areva, Ambassador of France to India, Francois Richier today said “the reactors would be very safe and 
French nuclear reactors to be tested in China prior to supply for JaitapurHindu Business Line

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Fukushima nuclear reactor back from the brink – The Australian

Fukushima nuclear reactor back from the brink
The Australian
THE operator of Japan’s stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant says the plant’s most dangerous feature – the spent fuel pool of reactor 4 – can withstand another massive quake even as it prepares to extract the volatile fuel rods. The company used a

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Marine Levels Of Radioactive Strontium Spiked Following 2011 Fukushima Accident (Red Orbit )

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports – Your Universe Online New research suggests that the accident at the Fukushima nuclear power plant two years ago increased the amount of radioactive strontium on the east coast of Japan by as much as one-hundred times their normal levels. Experts from the Institute for Environmental Science and Technology (ICTA) and the Department of Physics of the Universitat…

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Fukushima Governor Seeks Scrapping Of All Nuke Reactors – RTT News

Fukushima Governor Seeks Scrapping Of All Nuke ReactorsRTT NewsThe Japanese government has been asked to scrap all nuclear reactors in the Fukushima prefecture, where one of the two nuclear power plants had a disastrous accident two years ago, displaci…

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Fukushima Governor Seeks Scrapping Of All Nuke Reactors – RTT News

Fukushima Governor Seeks Scrapping Of All Nuke ReactorsRTT NewsThe Japanese government has been asked to scrap all nuclear reactors in the Fukushima prefecture, where one of the two nuclear power plants had a disastrous accident two years ago, displaci…

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Reportage sur la centrale nucléaire de Fukushima… (Asian Gazette)

Reportage sur la centrale nucléaire de Fukushima Dai Ichi – 12 Juin 2013 « Ici vers 10:45 on descend l’escalier avec notre groupe de journalistes dans le bâtiment administratif Fukushima Dai Ichi (photo pool) Fukushima Tepco confirme que césium et strontium notamment figurent dans les eaux contaminées. Tepco n’a pas encore rejeté ces eaux en mer. Par ailleurs Tepco a construit une énorme structure…

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Fukushima nuclear plant operator shows off huge steel structure to help remove … – Fox News


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Fukushima nuclear plant operator shows off huge steel structure to help remove
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OKUMA, Japan – More than two years after Japan’s nuclear disaster, damaged vehicles, twisted metal and other debris remains strewn about the Fukushima plant. Scores of black and gray pipes and hoses cover the ground in some places, part of the 
Fukushima nuclear reactor back from the brinkThe Australian
Fukushima plant steps closer to fuel-rod removalFresno Bee
Damaged reactor building at Fukushima plant fully coveredAsahi Shimbun

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Fukushima nuclear plant operator shows off huge steel structure to help remove … – Minneapolis Star Tribune

Fukushima nuclear plant operator shows off huge steel structure to help remove
Minneapolis Star Tribune
OKUMA, Japan — More than two years after Japan’s nuclear disaster, damaged vehicles, twisted metal and other debris remains strewn about the Fukushima plant. Scores of black and gray pipes and hoses cover the ground in some places, part of the 

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Fukushima plant steps closer to fuel-rod removal (Miami Herald)

More than two years after Japan’s nuclear disaster, damaged vehicles, twisted metal and other debris remains strewn about the Fukushima plant. Scores of black and gray pipes and hoses cover the ground in some places, part of the company’s makeshift sys…

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Removal of nuke fuel debris at Fukushima plant set for 2020 (Michele Kearney’s Nuclear Wire)

Removal of nuke fuel debris at Fukushima plant set for 2020 http://ajw.asahi.com/article/0311disaster/fukushima/AJ201306110092Source : Michele Kearney’s Nuclear WireExplore : Asia, Japan, World

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Status of melted fuel in Fukushima reactors uncertain despite push for early removal (Michele Kearney’s Nuclear Wire)

Status of melted fuel in Fukushima reactors uncertain despite push for early removal Uncertainty over the location of melted fuel inside the crisis-hit Fukushima No. 1 Nuclear Power Plant continues to cast a shadow over plans to remove the fuel at an e…

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Fukushima nuclear plant operator shows off huge steel structure to help remove fuel rods (Star Tribune)

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An overview of Fukushima radionuclides measured in the northern hemisphere (Michele Kearney’s Nuclear Wire)

Title: An overview of Fukushima radionuclides measured in the northern hemisphere Source: Science of The Total Environment Author: P. Thakura, S. Ballard, R. Nelson Date: August 1, 2013 Abstract The Great East Japan Earthquake and tsunami on March 11, …

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Fukushima plant steps closer to fuel-rod removal (kansascity.com)

More than two years after Japan’s nuclear disaster, damaged vehicles, twisted metal and other debris remains strewn about the Fukushima plant. Scores of black and gray pipes and hoses cover the ground in some places, part of the company’s makeshift sys…

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Fukushima plant steps closer to fuel-rod removal (Boston Globe)

OKUMA, Japan (AP) — More than two years after Japan’s nuclear disaster, damaged vehicles, twisted metal and other debris remains strewn about the Fukushima plant. Scores of black and gray pipes and hoses cover the ground in some places, part of the company’s makeshift system to pump water into the damaged reactors to keep them from overheating.

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Fukushima Plant Steps Closer to Fuel-Rod Removal (ABC News)

Fukushima nuclear plant operator shows off huge steel structure to help remove fuel rodsSource : ABC NewsExplore : Asia, Japan, World

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Fukushima plant steps closer to fuel-rod removal (Seattle Times)

More than two years after Japan’s nuclear disaster, damaged vehicles, twisted metal and other debris remains strewn about the Fukushima plant. Scores of black and gray pipes and hoses cover the ground in some places, part of the company’s makeshift sys…

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TEPCO sued for death of patients during Fukushima evacuation process – The Japan Daily Press

TEPCO sued for death of patients during Fukushima evacuation processThe Japan Daily PressFifteen relatives of four victims who died during the early days of the Fukushima nuclear plant accident in March 2011 filed suit against Tokyo Electric Power Co (…

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Damaged reactor building at Fukushima plant fully covered – Asahi Shimbun

Damaged reactor building at Fukushima plant fully coveredAsahi ShimbunOKUMA, Fukushima Prefecture–A canopy has been completed over a heavily damaged reactor building at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant in preparation for removing the spent nucl…

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NRC requires vents to prevent Fukushima-like explosions – The Times Herald

NRC requires vents to prevent Fukushima-like explosions
The Times Herald
LIMERICK — In an effort to prevent hydrogen explosions like the one that destroyed parts of Japan’s Fukushima nuclear plant two years ago, the government is requiring 31 U.S. nuclear plants with a similar reactor design to install an upgraded

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The Fukushima Hangover: Analyzing Japan’s Nuclear Dilemma (Michele Kearney’s Nuclear Wire)

The Fukushima Hangover: Analyzing Japan’s Nuclear Dilemma http://carnegieendowment.org/2013/06/03/fukushima-hangover-analyzing-japan-s-nuclear-dilemma/g6va

Source : Michele Kearney’s Nuclear Wire

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Japan Sees Rise in Solar Energy Post-Fukushima – Nature World News


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Japan Sees Rise in Solar Energy Post-Fukushima
Nature World News
In the wake of the Fukushima incident, Japan began rethink its reliance on nuclear power and since then the country has seen a boom in the use of renewable energy, according to Fortune, which said the country has seen a meteoric rise in the use of
Japan’s Solar Energy Installations Jumped 270%, In Terms Of Gigawatt Capacity International Business Times

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Fukushima Style (parodie de Gangnam Style)

« Suite aux émission de radioactivité sans précédent en cours à Fukushima, TEPCO a décidé de commanditer les studios Ebisu pour réaliser une vidéo musicale af…
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« French nuclear reactors are safe and Fukushima-resistant » – Business Standard

« French nuclear reactors are safe and Fukushima-resistant »
Business Standard
Vouching for the safety of its nuclear technology which would be used for the Jaitapur Nuclear Power Project in Maharashtra by French firm Areva, Ambassador of France to India, Francois Richier today said « the reactors would be very safe and

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NRC requires vents to prevent Fukushima-like explosions – The Times Herald

NRC requires vents to prevent Fukushima-like explosions
The Times Herald
LIMERICK — In an effort to prevent hydrogen explosions like the one that destroyed parts of Japan’s Fukushima nuclear plant two years ago, the government is requiring 31 U.S. nuclear plants with a similar reactor design to install an upgraded

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Study: Fukushima fuel burn-up spread over entire northern hemisphere’s middle latitudes — First time measured in southern hemisphere (ENENews.com – Energy News)

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Asahi: Locations and condition of melted Fukushima fuel unknown — Mainichi: 450 tons of scattered radioactive rods… unknown where holes in reactors are… plans may be delayed (ENENews.com – Energy News)

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Fukushima Accident Raised Levels of Radioactive Strontium Off the East Coast … – Science Daily (press release)

Fukushima Accident Raised Levels of Radioactive Strontium Off the East Coast
Science Daily (press release)
« Although on a global scale, the Fukushima Dai-ichi accident and the amounts released from March to June, 2011 meant a relatively small increase in this radioisotope in the oceans — less than 1% — the impact on the area studied was very obvious

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Fukushima accident raised levels of radioactive strontium off the east coast of Japan by up to 100 times (Science Daily)

Researchers in Spain have studied the spread of radioactive strontium in the coastal waters of eastern Japan during the three months following the Fukushima nuclear accident, which happened in March 2011. The samples analysed show the impact of the dir…

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Fukushima accident raised levels of radioactive strontium off the east coast of Japan by up to a hundred times (PhysOrg.com)

Researchers from the Institute for Environmental Science and Technology (ICTA) and the Department of Physics of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) have studied the spread of radioactive strontium in the coastal waters of eastern Japan during the three months following the Fukushima nuclear accident, which happened in March, 2011. The samples analysed show the impact of the direct release…

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Fukushima Nuclear Crisis Update for June 7th to June 10th, 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 and Japan’s central government said this week that they plan to begin the process of moving melted fuel from reactors #1 and #2 at the damaged Fukushima Daiichi plant earlier than expected, although they still believe that decommissioning the…

Source : The Greenpeace weblog

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How to Invest in Uranium in 2013 (Money Morning)

It’s looking more likely that 2013 is going to be a profitable year for those who know how to invest in uranium. That will be a nice turnaround from the past two years… For the past couple years, the nuclear accident at Fukushima in Japan seems to ha…

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TEPCO sued over deaths of elderly patients during Fukushima evacuation – Asahi Shimbun

TEPCO sued over deaths of elderly patients during Fukushima evacuation
Asahi Shimbun
Noriko Abe is demanding answers over the death of her 98-year-old father-in-law who was forced to take a 230-kilometer bus trip lasting more than eight hours in the confusion following the Fukushima nuclear accident. Dozens of hospital patients died
Fukushima kids’ thyroids screenedThe Japan Times
Fukushima Operator Completes Pumping Radioactive Water to Special StoragesFars News Agency
Japan eyes earlier start of melted fuel removal at Fukushima plantMainichi Daily News

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Removal of nuke fuel debris at Fukushima plant set for 2020 – Asahi Shimbun

Removal of nuke fuel debris at Fukushima plant set for 2020Asahi ShimbunThe extraction of melted nuclear fuel rod debris at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant could begin in 2020, or 18 months earlier than originally anticipated, the central gover…

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NRC orders modifications in response to Fukushima – Bennington Banner

KSTP.comNRC orders modifications in response to FukushimaBennington BannerBRATTLEBORO — In response to the nuclear disaster at Fukushima, Japan, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission has ordered the owners of certain types of commercial nuclear react…

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