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Jimmy Choo promotes Fukushima traditional craftwork with original shoes – Asahi Shimbun

Jimmy Choo promotes Fukushima traditional craftwork with original shoes
Asahi Shimbun
World-renowned shoe designer Jimmy Choo’s latest « Fukushima » brand name footwear incorporates traditional craftwork from the struggling prefecture. « I want people to have confidence in the Fukushima name and its potential and try to make Fukushima …

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No Fukushima Radiation Found in Oregon, Says Group – Insurance Journal

No Fukushima Radiation Found in Oregon, Says GroupInsurance JournalA group testing West Coast waters for radiation from a damaged Japanese nuclear power plant says no evidence of contamination has been found in Oregon. Massive amounts of contaminated w…

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New kelp tests will show if Fukushima radiation has reached West Coast – 89.3 KPCC


89.3 KPCC
New kelp tests will show if Fukushima radiation has reached West Coast
89.3 KPCC
This spring, scientists tested kelp along the West Coast to see if the abundant sea plant had absorbed any radiation from Japan’s Fukushima nuclear power facility. The results were negative, meaning radioactive isotopes associated with Fukushima hadn’t …

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Fukushima Radiation Absent From Waters Along U.S. West Coast, Scientists Say – Huffington Post


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Fukushima Radiation Absent From Waters Along U.S. West Coast, Scientists Say
Huffington Post
PORTLAND, Ore., July 29 (Reuters) – Tests of water off the U.S. West Coast have found no signs of radiation from Japan’s 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster, although low levels of radiation are ultimately expected to reach the U.S. shore, scientists said
No Fukushima radiation found in Oregon, conservation group saysThe Oregonian
Fukushima Radiation Tests on Waters Along US Coast Yield Negative ResultsInternational Business Times AU
Scientists: Fukushima radiation poses no danger to OR coastWNEM Saginaw
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Fukushima disaster colors A-bomb anniversaries – The Japan Times

Fukushima disaster colors A-bomb anniversariesThe Japan TimesHow did the only country to experience nuclear bombings come to embrace nuclear power, a decision that ultimately led to the ongoing crisis at the Fukushima No. 1 plant? Does Japan have the c…

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Persistent Nuclear Waste From Fukushima Inhibits Restarts – the Diplomat

the DiplomatPersistent Nuclear Waste From Fukushima Inhibits Restartsthe DiplomatAfter months of attempting to negotiate with local residents in Fukushima, the Japanese government has abandoned its attempt to purchase land to store nuclear waste from t…

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No signs of radiation yet from Fukushima disaster off US West Coast – Daily News & Analysis


Daily News & Analysis
No signs of radiation yet from Fukushima disaster off US West Coast
Daily News & Analysis
Tests of water off the US West Coast have found no signs of radiation from Japan’s 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster, although low levels of radiation are ultimately expected to reach the US shore, scientists said on Tuesday. Results obtained this week

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Government offers ¥230 billion over 30 years if Fukushima temporarily stores … – The Japan Times

Government offers ¥230 billion over 30 years if Fukushima temporarily stores
The Japan Times
The administration of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has offered to pay the Fukushima Prefectural Government ¥230 billion over the next 30 years if the prefecture hosts temporary storage facilities for soil tainted by radiation from the March 2011 nuclear
Gov’t drops plan to purchase land for Fukushima nuclear soil storageMainichi Daily News

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Researcher: No Fukushima radiation in Oregon ocean water – KVAL

KVALResearcher: No Fukushima radiation in Oregon ocean waterKVAL(TEPCO), smoke rises from the Unit 3 reactor of the tsunami-damaged Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant in Okuma town, Fukushima prefecture, northeastern Japan. The U.S. government has intens…

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No Fukushima radiation in Oregon, group says – KATU

KATUNo Fukushima radiation in Oregon, group saysKATUFILE – In this March 21, 2011 file photo provided by Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO), smoke rises from the Unit 3 reactor of the tsunami-damaged Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant in Okuma town, Fukush…

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Group: No Fukushima radiation in Oregon – KTVZ

KTVZGroup: No Fukushima radiation in OregonKTVZThe Statesman Journal reports Monday (http://stjr.nl/1pAQGw7) massive amounts of contaminated water were released from the Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan after the 2011 earthquake and tsunami. Scie…

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Donors Pay to Test Seawater for Traces of Fukushima Radiation – Hawaii Reporter

Donors Pay to Test Seawater for Traces of Fukushima Radiation
Hawaii Reporter
By Tom Banse – SEATTLE, WA — It has been more than three years since the Fukushima nuclear plant accident resulted in a spill of millions of gallons of radioactive cooling water into the Pacific. Oceanographers projected it could take until this year

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No Fukushima radiation found in Oregon, conservation group says – The Oregonian


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No Fukushima radiation found in Oregon, conservation group says
The Oregonian
Workers drill pipes into the ground that will be used to create a frozen underground wall to surround the crippled reactor buildings at Tokyo Electric Power Co.’s Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant in Okuma, Fukushima Prefecture, northeast of Tokyo, …
No Fukushima radiation in Oregon, scientists sayKOIN.com
No Fukushima radiation in tests off US West Coast: scientistsReuters
No Fukushima radiation in tests off US West CoastTelegraph.co.uk
the Diplomat -The Columbian -kgw.com
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Blood Cell Counts Low in Fukushima Monkeys – Scientist

Blood Cell Counts Low in Fukushima MonkeysScientistHayama and his collaborators found that the Fukushima macaques had detectable levels of radiocesium in their muscles, plus had fewer white and red blood cell counts and less hemoglobin than the Shimoki…

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Electric supply generated from atomic power at lowest since Fukushima disaster – Daily News & Analysis


Daily News & Analysis
Electric supply generated from atomic power at lowest since Fukushima disaster
Daily News & Analysis
Atomic power’s share of global electricity supply is at the lowest level since the 1980s following the shutdown of Japan’s reactors after the Fukushima disaster, and may fall further without major new plant construction. The forecast is one of the main …

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Japan Gives Up Plan to Buy Fukushima Lands for Nuclear Waste Storage Facilities – RIA Novosti

Japan Gives Up Plan to Buy Fukushima Lands for Nuclear Waste Storage FacilitiesRIA NovostiAccording to online newspaper, local residents did not agree to the initial plan and refused to sell their lands, even though most of them are located within 20 k…

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Oregon coast: No Fukushima radiation yet – Statesman Journal

Oregon coast: No Fukushima radiation yetStatesman JournalYork Johnson, of the Tillamook Estuaries Partnership, takes a water sample for radioactivity monitoring at Pacific City on June 23. Tillamook Estuaries Partnership York Johnson, of the Tillamook …

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Donors Pay to Test Seawater for Traces of Fukushima Radiation – Voice of America


Voice of America
Donors Pay to Test Seawater for Traces of Fukushima Radiation
Voice of America
SEATTLE, WA —. It has been more than three years since the Fukushima nuclear plant accident resulted in a spill of millions of gallons of radioactive cooling water into the Pacific. Oceanographers projected it could take until this year for highly

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NAS Report Provides Lessons Learned from Fukushima Accident – Daily Fusion


Daily Fusion
NAS Report Provides Lessons Learned from Fukushima Accident
Daily Fusion
The National Academy of Sciences has published a new congressionally mandated report entitled “Lessons Learned from the Fukushima Nuclear Accident for Improving Safety of U.S. Nuclear Plants.” The report concludes that nuclear plant licensees and …
Lesson from Fukushima meltdown: Think about the unthinkableThe Korea Herald
Nuclear accident in Japan may have harmed health of wild monkeys living nearbyWashington Post
Iodine pills given for nuke restart in Japan3News NZ

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The planned “Great Ice Wall” to contain Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear plant isn’t … – ROCKETNEWS24


ROCKETNEWS24
The planned “Great Ice Wall” to contain Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear plant isn’t
ROCKETNEWS24
More than three years after the earthquake and tsunami devastated northeast Japan and left a major nuclear plant in Fukushima paralyzed, efforts to contain the nuclear disaster are still facing major hurdles as the area around it remains a ghost town.

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Fukushima-area river declared Japan’s cleanest – Straight.com

Fukushima-area river declared Japan’s cleanest
Straight.com
Fukushima city is located about 70 kilometres west of the devastated Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, which suffered triple core meltdowns after the earthquake and tsunami that struck eastern Japan in March 2011 and killed about 19,000 people.

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Fukushima Monkeys Display Effects of Radioactive Poisoning – Chinatopix


Chinatopix
Fukushima Monkeys Display Effects of Radioactive Poisoning
Chinatopix
In a study published by Nature Scientific Report, a Japanese research team compared 61 Japanese macaques (Macaca fuscata) inhabiting the forests of Fukushima City with 31 macaques from Shimokita Peninsula in Aomori Prefecture, 400 kilometers from …
Fukushima monkeys show blood abnormalities due to radiationThe Hindu
Fukushima monkeys show possible ‘effects of radiation’The New Age Online
Health and Science in Brief: July 27, 2014Ames Tribune

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Fukushima ballet students get a lift from top dancers from Paris – Asahi Shimbun

Fukushima ballet students get a lift from top dancers from ParisAsahi ShimbunFUKUSHIMA–Ballet students in Fukushima Prefecture received world-class instruction and encouragement on July 26 as top dancers from the internationally renowned Paris Opera B…

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Fukushima monkeys show blood abnormalities due to radiation – The Hindu

Fukushima monkeys show blood abnormalities due to radiationThe HinduWild monkeys in the Fukushima region of Japan have blood abnormalities linked to the radioactive fallout from the 2011 nuclear power plant disaster, according to a new scientific study…

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Blood defects in Japanese monkey linked to Fukushima nuclear disaster – Blue & Green Tomorrow

Blood defects in Japanese monkey linked to Fukushima nuclear disaster
Blue & Green Tomorrow
Abnormally low levels of white and red blood cells and haemoglobin have been found in Japanese macaques in the Fukushima region, with scientists suggesting that the phenomenon might be linked to the 2011 nuclear disaster. A study that compared blood …

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Fukushima Monkeys Have Fewer Blood Cells Than Monkeys Elsewhere, Study … – Popular Science

Fukushima Monkeys Have Fewer Blood Cells Than Monkeys Elsewhere, Study
Popular Science
Following the meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, monkeys living in nearby forests have been found to have lowered blood cell counts, according to a new study. What that means for people living—or who once lived—in the area is …

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Fukushima monkeys show possible ‘effects of radiation’ – eNCA

Fukushima monkeys show possible ‘effects of radiation’
eNCA
PARIS – Monkeys near the stricken Fukushima nuclear power plant have lower blood cell counts than cousins living further away, possibly because of radiation exposure, a study said on Thursday. A Japanese research team wrote in the journal Nature …

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​Fukushima lessons: US nuclear plants ‘must be better equipped for offsite … – RT


RT
Fukushima lessons: US nuclear plants ‘must be better equipped for offsite
RT
US nuclear plants must be better prepared in case of emergencies, especially those connected with natural disasters, says a new nuclear report, adding that such a nuclear tragedy as the Fukushima disaster should be a lesson for the country’s plants.

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Monkeys show effects of fallout from Fukushima nuclear meltdown, study says – South China Morning Post (subscription)

Monkeys show effects of fallout from Fukushima nuclear meltdown, study saysSouth China Morning Post (subscription)Wild monkeys in the Fukushima region of Japan have blood abnormalities linked to the radioactive fallout from the 2011 nuclear power plant…

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Fukushima monkeys’ blood shows signs of radiation exposure – Fox News


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Fukushima monkeys’ blood shows signs of radiation exposure
Fox News
Wild monkeys living in forests of Fukushima the Japanese city that was the site of a nuclear power plant meltdown in 2011 have lower blood cell counts than monkeys from northern Japan, and carry detectable levels of cesium in their bodies, researchers
Abnormalities in Japanese monkeys linked to Fukushima nuclear disasterRT
Fukushima Study: Think About Unthinkable DisastersABC News
Japanese monkeys’ abnormal blood linked to Fukushima disaster – studyThe Guardian
Breitbart News -Los Angeles Times
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Donors Pay To Test Seawater For Traces Of Fukushima Radiation – KPLU News for Seattle and the Northwest

Donors Pay To Test Seawater For Traces Of Fukushima Radiation
KPLU News for Seattle and the Northwest
It’s been more than three years since the Fukushima nuclear plant accident resulted in a spill of millions of gallons of radioactive cooling water into the Pacific. Oceanographers projected that it could take until this year for highly diluted traces

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Fukushima monkeys show signs of ‘blood abnormalities’ following 2011 nuclear … – The Independent


The Independent
Fukushima monkeys show signs of ‘blood abnormalities’ following 2011 nuclear
The Independent
The new study, published in the journal Scientific Reports, looked for signs of radiation exposure in 61 monkeys living in a 43 mile distance (70 kilometres) of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. The power plant suffered a meltdown in March

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Japanese monkeys’ abnormal blood linked to Fukushima disaster – study – The Guardian


The Guardian
Japanese monkeys’ abnormal blood linked to Fukushima disaster – study
The Guardian
Wild monkeys in the Fukushima region of Japan have blood abnormalities linked to the radioactive fall-out from the 2011 nuclear power plant disaster, according to a new scientific study that may help increase the understanding of radiation on human health.
Fukushima Study: Think About Unthinkable DisastersABC News
Wild monkeys suffer low blood cell counts near Fukushima power plantLos Angeles Times
Fukushima Monkeys Show Signs of Radiation ExposureNBCNews.com
Al Jazeera America (blog) -RT
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Wild monkeys suffer low blood cell counts near Fukushima power plant – Los Angeles Times

Wild monkeys suffer low blood cell counts near Fukushima power plantLos Angeles TimesWild Japanese monkeys near the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant have lower blood cell counts than similar monkeys who lived almost 200 miles away, according to bi…

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NAS Fukushima report: Accidents will happen – Al Jazeera America (blog)

NAS Fukushima report: Accidents will happenAl Jazeera America (blog)If there is one message to take from the National Academy of Sciences report, Lessons Learned From the Fukushima Nuclear Accident for Improving the Safety of U.S. Nuclear Plants, relea…

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Experts Say Nuclear Industry Should Plan for Another Fukushima – NBCNews.com


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Experts Say Nuclear Industry Should Plan for Another Fukushima
NBCNews.com
Expect the unexpected when it comes to nuclear power accidents, experts said Thursday in a report on the lessons learned from the 2011 disaster in Fukushima, Japan. The industry and regulators must “seek out and act on” any new data about hazards, they …

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Fukushima Monkeys Shows Signs of Radiation Exposure – NBCNews.com


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Fukushima Monkeys Shows Signs of Radiation Exposure
NBCNews.com
Wild monkeys living in forests of Fukushima — the Japanese city that was the site of a nuclear power plant meltdown in 2011 — have lower blood cell counts than monkeys from northern Japan, and carry detectable levels of cesium in their bodies

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Fukushima report urges US plant operators to take heed – Science AAAS

Science AAASFukushima report urges US plant operators to take heedScience AAASTo avoid the kind of complacency over safety that led to the March 2011 disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station in Japan, U.S. nuclear plant operators and r…

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Fukushima study emphasizes unthinkable US nuclear disasters – Christian Science Monitor

Christian Science MonitorFukushima study emphasizes unthinkable US nuclear disastersChristian Science MonitorA Fukushima study released Thursday advises the US nuclear industry to protect against highly unlikely but worst-case scenarios. Earthquakes, f…

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Fukushima Monkeys’ Blood Shows Signs of Radiation Exposure – Yahoo News

Fukushima Monkeys’ Blood Shows Signs of Radiation Exposure
Yahoo News
Wild monkeys living in forests of Fukushima — the Japanese city that was the site of a nuclear power plant meltdown in 2011 — have lower blood cell counts than monkeys from northern Japan, and carry detectable levels of cesium in their bodies

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Fukushima monkeys show possible ‘effects of radiation’ – Yahoo!7 News


Yahoo!7 News
Fukushima monkeys show possible ‘effects of radiation’
Yahoo!7 News
Paris (AFP) – Monkeys near the stricken Fukushima nuclear power plant have lower blood cell counts than cousins living further away, possibly because of radiation exposure, a study said Thursday. A Japanese research team wrote in the journal Nature …

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Nuclear Industry Should Plan For Another Fukushima: Experts – NBCNews.com


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Nuclear Industry Should Plan For Another Fukushima: Experts
NBCNews.com
Expect the unexpected when it comes to nuclear power accidents, experts said Thursday in a report on the lessons learned from the 2011 disaster in Fukushima, Japan. The industry and regulators must “seek out and act on” any new data about hazards, they …

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Fukushima accident underscores need for US to seek out new information about … – Phys.Org

Fukushima accident underscores need for US to seek out new information about …Phys.OrgA new congressionally mandated report from the National Academy of Sciences concludes that the overarching lesson learned from the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear ac…

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Fukushima monkeys show possible ‘effects of radiation’ – Channel News Asia


Channel News Asia
Fukushima monkeys show possible ‘effects of radiation’
Channel News Asia
PARIS: Monkeys near the stricken Fukushima nuclear power plant have lower blood cell counts than cousins living further away, possibly because of radiation exposure, a study said Thursday. A Japanese research team wrote in the journal Nature Scientific …

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In the Wake of Fukushima: “Why I Left Tokyo”? Eastern Japan Contaminated with … – Center for Research on Globalization


Center for Research on Globalization
In the Wake of Fukushima: “Why I Left Tokyo”? Eastern Japan Contaminated with
Center for Research on Globalization
Doctor Shigeru Mita, who recently moved to Okayama-city, Okayama prefecture, to open a new clinic there, wrote a short essay in the newsletter published by Association of Doctors in Kodaira, metropolitan Tokyo. Although the target readers for this

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Fukushima Study: Think About Unthinkable Disasters – ABC News


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Fukushima Study: Think About Unthinkable Disasters
ABC News
A U.S. science advisory report says Japan’s Fukushima nuclear accident offers a key lesson to the nation’s nuclear industry: Focus more on the highly unlikely but worst case scenarios. That means thinking about earthquakes, floods, tsunamis, solar
Japanese monkeys’ abnormal blood linked to Fukushima disaster – studyThe Guardian
Fukushima monkeys show signs of radiation exposureCBS News
Fukushima report urges US plant operators to take heedScience AAAS

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New strategy for Fukushima trench water – World Nuclear News

New strategy for Fukushima trench waterWorld Nuclear NewsNew approaches to removing the contaminated water from trenches around units 2 and 3 at the damaged Fukushima Daiichi plant are being explored after attempts to freeze it failed. The trenches con…

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Reality apes movie for Fukushima monkeys – The Australian

Reality apes movie for Fukushima monkeysThe AustralianIN the latest Planet of the Apes movie, a virus created in a lab pushes primate evolution into overdrive while morphing into a simian flu that wipes out most of the human race. Scientists monitoring…

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Fukushima steps up efforts to freeze radioactive water – Oneindia

OneindiaFukushima steps up efforts to freeze radioactive waterOneindiaTokyo, July 24: The operator of the tsunami-crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant has said it will accelerate the process of freezing irradiated water in underground tunnels. Tokyo …

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2 killed, 3 injured in traffic accident in Fukushima – Japan Today

2 killed, 3 injured in traffic accident in FukushimaJapan TodayTwo men were killed and three other men injured after a minivan collided head-on with a car on a highway in Fukushima on Wednesday morning. According to police, the accident occurred at aro…

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Donors Pay To Test Seawater For Traces Of Fukushima Radiation – NW News Network

Donors Pay To Test Seawater For Traces Of Fukushima Radiation
NW News Network
It’s been more than three years since the Fukushima nuclear plant accident resulted in a spill of millions of gallons of radioactive cooling water into the Pacific. Oceanographers projected that it could take until this year for highly diluted traces

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VA, News Media Fail America’s Fukushima First Responders – Breitbart News


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VA, News Media Fail America’s Fukushima First Responders
Breitbart News
It offered a 24-hour, seven-day-a-week buffet of tragedy from the scene of the destruction, from puppies abandoned to radiation to Anderson Cooper realizing the limits of his temerity in real time, as news broke of a second explosion at the Fukushima

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Fukushima’s Ice Wall Makes Sense – LiveScience.com

Fukushima’s Ice Wall Makes Sense
LiveScience.com
Engineers at Fukushima nuclear power plant have been trying to create a £185m ice wall to isolate contaminated water from mixing with groundwater. However, there has been a steady stream of news articles reporting on problems associated with the work …

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In ‘Fukushima Building,’ TVA tests a new age of nuclear construction – Environment & Energy Publishing


Environment & Energy Publishing
In ‘Fukushima Building,’ TVA tests a new age of nuclear construction
Environment & Energy Publishing
TVA officials simply call it the « Fukushima Building. » Inside the building there are portable pumps, generators and other equipment that can keep Watts Bar 1 — and eventually Watts Bar 2 — running if a gigantic natural disaster or some sort of attack

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A tale of two countries (and one province) – StarPhoenix

A tale of two countries (and one province)StarPhoenixBefore the March 2011 Fukushima disaster, reports Amory Lovins in an informative piece on Forbes.com, both Germany and Japan were nearly 30 per cent nuclear powered. Japan shut down its nukes over th…

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Why are Fukushima engineers creating walls of ice under a contaminated … – Raw Story


Raw Story
Why are Fukushima engineers creating walls of ice under a contaminated
Raw Story
Engineers at Fukushima nuclear power plant have been trying to create a £185m ice wall to isolate contaminated water from mixing with groundwater. However, there has been a steady stream of news articles reporting on problems associated with the work …
Why Are Fukushima Engineers Creating a $317M Ice Wall Under a The Epoch Times

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Fukushima rice finds a home in Kumamoto shochu – Asahi Shimbun

Fukushima rice finds a home in Kumamoto shochuAsahi ShimbunThe owner of a ramen shop in central Kyushu believes he has just the right elixir for those who are shunning produce grown in southern Tohoku as a result of the nuclear disaster there: Kumamoto…

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Video: Antinuclear « Summertime Blues » seems timely with new Fukushima … – Straight.com (blog)

Video: Antinuclear « Summertime Blues » seems timely with new Fukushima
Straight.com (blog)
« While we believe that parts of the UNSCEAR report may be useful in future assessments of the public health consequences of the Fukushima nuclear meltdowns, we are concerned that this report could lay the groundwork for a systematic underestimation of …

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Fukushima’s Children are Dying – OpEdNews

Fukushima’s Children are Dying
OpEdNews
More than 48 percent of some 375,000 young people-nearly 200,000 kids-tested by the Fukushima Medical University near the smoldering reactors now suffer from pre-cancerous thyroid abnormalities, primarily nodules and cysts. The rate is accelerating.

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Canada’s Fukushima: Could a tsunami cause a nuclear disaster in New … – Straight.com


Straight.com
Canada’s Fukushima: Could a tsunami cause a nuclear disaster in New
Straight.com
The March 11, 2011, earthquake-triggered tsunami that hit Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant caused a triple-meltdown catastrophe that released unknown quantities of dangerous radioactive material and is still doing so on a daily basis

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Water leaks continue to plague No. 5 reactor at Fukushima plant – Asahi Shimbun

Water leaks continue to plague No. 5 reactor at Fukushima plant
Asahi Shimbun
A leak of radioactive water was found in the piping of water used to cool the spent fuel pool in the undamaged No. 5 reactor building of the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant, its operator said on July 19, a sign of possible deterioration in the system.
Another Leak of Radioactive Water Reported at Fukushima NPP in JapanRIA Novosti
Japan should honorably resign as host of 2020 Summer OlympicsOpEdNews
Japan’s nuclear workers quitting jobs in drovesFort Wayne Journal Gazette

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NRA blames tsunami for equipment failure at Fukushima plant – Asahi Shimbun

NRA blames tsunami for equipment failure at Fukushima plant
Asahi Shimbun
Japan’s nuclear watchdog says the Fukushima nuclear disaster in 2011 was almost certainly triggered by towering tsunami generated by the Great East Japan Earthquake. The Nuclear Regulation Authority said key equipment and emergency power systems …
News Navigator: How are nuclear plants determined to be safe?Mainichi Daily News

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Fukushima: Bad and Getting Worse – CounterPunch

Fukushima: Bad and Getting Worse
CounterPunch
Its accompanying press release summed up its findings this way: “No discernible changes in future cancer rates and hereditary diseases are expected due to exposure to radiation as a result of the Fukushima nuclear accident.” The word “discernable” is a …

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‘Empty and lonely’ Fukushima towns struggle in catastrophe’s wake – Environment & Energy Publishing

‘Empty and lonely’ Fukushima towns struggle in catastrophe’s wake
Environment & Energy Publishing
The boxy structure is cramped, Fuda said, but his former home in Hirono is still uninhabitable following the magnitude-9 earthquake, tsunami and meltdown of three reactors at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant on Japan’s northeastern coast. Fuda said

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Japan set to re-open first nuclear reactor since Fukushima disaster – Irish Independent


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Japan set to re-open first nuclear reactor since Fukushima disaster
Irish Independent
Authority chairman Shunichi Tanaka called it « a major step » and that the inspection for the Sendai plant incorporated lessons from Fukushima, particularly focusing on ways to build layers of protection in case of serious incidents in a country prone to
Japan nuclear regulator gives first plant security clearance since FukushimaFox News
Fukushima Power Plant Deemed Safe By Nuclear Regulators, Clearing Major Huffington Post
Doubts over ice wall to keep Fukushima safe from damaged nuclear reactorsThe Guardian
Creamer Media’s Mining Weekly
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Fukushima evacuees livid at NRA’s decision on Kyushu plant – Asahi Shimbun


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Fukushima evacuees livid at NRA’s decision on Kyushu plant
Asahi Shimbun
“I am divided between anger and resignation–the anger that I cannot forgive and the resignation that our voice cannot be reached,” said 64-year-old Mikio Watanabe, who lives in temporary housing in Kawamata, Fukushima Prefecture. The Nuclear …
March 2011 power loss at Fukushima plant caused by tsunami: regulatorGlobalPost
Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant Weekly ReviewNuclear Street – Nuclear Power Portal (blog)
Japan to reopen first nuclear plant since Fukushima disasterPanorama.am
The Australian -The Japan Times -DAWN.com
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COMMENTARY: Green light for Sendai plant shows lessons from Fukushima … – Asahi Shimbun

COMMENTARY: Green light for Sendai plant shows lessons from Fukushima …Asahi ShimbunAs if to ignore the March 2011 disaster at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant, the electric power companies continued to submit understated estimates for possibl…

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East Asian LNG at Post-Fukushima Low Amid Dwindling Demand – MarketWatch

East Asian LNG at Post-Fukushima Low Amid Dwindling DemandMarketWatchEast Asian front-month spot LNG prices have fallen to their lowest levels since March 2011 amid lacklustre demand in the region. However, traders anticipate a strong rebound in early …

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Japanese nuclear plant deemed safe under post-Fukushima rules, may be first … – Newser

Japanese nuclear plant deemed safe under post-Fukushima rules, may be first
Newser
TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese nuclear plant won preliminary approval for meeting stringent post-Fukushima safety regulations Wednesday, an important step toward restarting the country’s first reactors under the tighter rules applied after the 2011 disaster.

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4.6-magnitude quake hits Fukushima in Japan – Channel News Asia


Channel News Asia
4.6-magnitude quake hits Fukushima in Japan
Channel News Asia
TOKYO: A moderate 4.6-magnitude earthquake hit the region that hosts Japan’s crippled Fukushima nuclear plant on Wednesday, but there were no reports of damage and authorities did not issue a tsunami warning. The quake struck at 5:24 pm (0824 GMT) …

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Two Fukushima reactors safe to switch on: Watchdog – Times LIVE

Times LIVETwo Fukushima reactors safe to switch on: WatchdogTimes LIVEThe media were shown on Tuesday the site where Tepco is building a massive underground ice wall to contain leaking radioactive water. The utility is planning to build a 1.4-kilometre…

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Fukushima towns use cameras to halt surge in thefts at evacuees’ homes – Asahi Shimbun

Fukushima towns use cameras to halt surge in thefts at evacuees’ homes
Asahi Shimbun
Authorities in Fukushima Prefecture are installing security cameras to deter and catch unscrupulous thieves targeting homes left vacant by residents who fled after the accident at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant. Thefts and break-ins in evacuated

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Japan nuclear regulator gives first plant security clearance since Fukushima – Fox News

Fox NewsJapan nuclear regulator gives first plant security clearance since FukushimaFox NewsThis photo taken in January, 2014 shows Sendai Nuclear Power Station in Sendai, Kagoshima prefecture, southern Japan. The nuclear power plant in southern Japan …

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Fukushima Power Plant Deemed Safe By Nuclear Regulators, Clearing Major … – Huffington Post

Fukushima Power Plant Deemed Safe By Nuclear Regulators, Clearing Major
Huffington Post
TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese nuclear plant won preliminary approval Wednesday for meeting stringent post-Fukushima safety requirements, clearing a major hurdle toward becoming the first to restart under the tighter rules. The Nuclear Regulation Authority …

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Japanese nuke plant meets post-Fukushima safety requirements, may be first to … – Omaha World-Herald

Japanese nuke plant meets post-Fukushima safety requirements, may be first to …Omaha World-HeraldJapanese nuke plant meets post-Fukushima safety requirements, may be first to restart in fall. Story · Comments. Print: Create a hardcopy of this …

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Japanese Nuke Plant Meets Post-Fukushima Safety Requirements, May Be First … – ABC News

Japanese Nuke Plant Meets Post-Fukushima Safety Requirements, May Be First …ABC NewsJapanese nuke plant meets post-Fukushima safety requirements, may be first to restart in fall. Related Topics: Philippines. Join the Discussion. You are using an outd…

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TEPCO failed to disclose crops over 20KM from Fukushima were contaminated – RT


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TEPCO failed to disclose crops over 20KM from Fukushima were contaminated
RT
Despite the findings – which blamed the removal of a large piece of debris from the Fukushima No. 3 reactor building for the contamination – Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) is moving ahead with plans to remove more highly radioactive debris from the No.
Study: Cesium from Fukushima debris removal likely spread 50 kmAsahi Shimbun

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In the Wake of Fukushima: Stigmatized Nuclear Workers Quit TEPCO – Center for Research on Globalization

Center for Research on GlobalizationIn the Wake of Fukushima: Stigmatized Nuclear Workers Quit TEPCOCenter for Research on GlobalizationThe exodus, which has reduced staff to about 35,700 people, adds to the challenges of the ongoing work at Fukushima …

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Fukushima radiation still showing up in some Japanese cars – Autoblog (blog)

Fukushima radiation still showing up in some Japanese carsAutoblog (blog)In the wake of the 2011 tsunami that caused a meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan, there was a fear that radioactive cars and trucks could be bound for …

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Fukushima Daiichi cleanup operations blamed for contamination of rice crops – Enformable


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Fukushima Daiichi cleanup operations blamed for contamination of rice crops
Enformable
Officials from the agriculture ministry told reporters on Monday that efforts to clean up debris at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant may have been the source of cesium that contaminated rice crops about twelve and a half miles away in the city
TEPCO’s rubble removal at Fukushima plant likely spread cesium to rice paddiesAsahi Shimbun
Debris cleanup at Fukushima reactor may have contaminated rice cropsThe Japan Times
TEPCO’s debris cleanup work may have caused rice crop contaminationMainichi Daily News

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Will the ice wall keep Fukushima safe? – The Hindu


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Will the ice wall keep Fukushima safe?
The Hindu
If all goes to plan, by next March Fukushima Daiichi’s four damaged reactors will be surrounded by an underground frozen wall that will be a barrier between highly toxic water used to cool melted fuel inside reactor basements and clean groundwater

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Fukushima: The ice wall cometh? – Al Jazeera America (blog)

Fukushima: The ice wall cometh?
Al Jazeera America (blog)
TEPCO, the folks nominally in charge of cleaning up their ongoing disaster at Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi power plant, are doing their best to create an “ice wall” around the breached nuclear reactors … or maybe they are just doing their best to add

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The U.S. Startup That’s Cleaning Up Fukushima’s Radioactive Mess – Co.Exist

The U.S. Startup That’s Cleaning Up Fukushima’s Radioactive Mess
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Its technology was first used in the early months after the Fukushima disaster, as responders were still struggling to contain the meltdown by pumping in millions of gallons of seawater to cool the reactors. The looming problem was that the plant was

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Return home by villagers near Fukushima nuke plant postponed – The Japan Times

Return home by villagers near Fukushima nuke plant postponed
The Japan Times
KAWAUCHI, FUKUSHIMA PREF. – The government has postponed plans to lift the evacuation advisory for the village of Kawauchi, Fukushima Prefecture, which was tainted by radiation during the three meltdowns at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant in …

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Doubts over ice wall to keep Fukushima safe from damaged nuclear reactors – The Guardian


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Doubts over ice wall to keep Fukushima safe from damaged nuclear reactors
The Guardian
If all goes to plan, by next March Fukushima Daiichi’s four damaged reactors will be surrounded by an underground frozen wall that will be a barrier between highly toxic water used to cool melted fuel inside reactor basements and clean groundwater
6.8-Magnitude Quake Triggers Small Tsunami Near Fukushima, Crippled International Business Times AU
Doubts surround effectiveness of Fukushima Ice WallBlue & Green Tomorrow
Can Japan stem nuke plant leaks with icy dirt?CBS News
TravelersToday -publics.bg -Channel News Asia
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TEPCO’s rubble removal at Fukushima plant likely spread cesium to rice paddies – Asahi Shimbun


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TEPCO’s rubble removal at Fukushima plant likely spread cesium to rice paddies
Asahi Shimbun
Tokyo Electric Power Co. plans to clear debris from the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant despite strong indications that earlier removal work contaminated rice paddies far from the stricken facility, The Asahi Shimbun has learned. The agriculture ministry
Fukushima Daiichi cleanup operations blamed for contamination of rice cropsEnformable

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Debris cleanup at Fukushima reactor may have contaminated rice crops – The Japan Times

Debris cleanup at Fukushima reactor may have contaminated rice crops
The Japan Times
Debris cleanup work by Tokyo Electric Power Co. at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant may have led to the contamination of rice crops in nearby areas, agriculture ministry officials said Monday. Radioactive cesium exceeding the government limit of 100 …
TEPCO’s rubble removal at Fukushima plant likely spread cesium to rice paddiesAsahi Shimbun
TEPCO’s debris cleanup work may have caused rice crop contaminationMainichi Daily News

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Earthquake hits Japan, nearby Fukushima nuclear plant unaffected – CCTV

Earthquake hits Japan, nearby Fukushima nuclear plant unaffected
CCTV
Japan’s Meteorological Agency said the epicentre was detected 10 kilometres below the ocean’s surface off the coast of Fukushima. Buildings in Tokyo, about 250 kilometers southwest of the epicentre, were also shaken. Eight towns devastated by the March …

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6.8 quake strikes off Fukushima coast – RT


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6.8 quake strikes off Fukushima coast
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The quake was centered at a depth of about 10km, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA). Tsunami advisories were issued for Fukushima prefecture, as well as for nearby Iwate and Miyagi prefectures, but were lifted two hours later. The quake …
Powerful 6.5 Earthquake Strikes in Area of Fukushima, JapanKTLA
At least one injured after earthquake hits Japan’s coast near FukushimaThe Guardian
Japan issues tsunami warning after strong quakeSydney Morning Herald
CBC.ca -ABC Online -NEWS.com.au
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Strong earthquake hits Japan, triggers tsunami near Fukushima – Christian Science Monitor

Strong earthquake hits Japan, triggers tsunami near Fukushima
Christian Science Monitor
Fukushima Dai-ichi – the plant decimated in the 2011 disaster – and two other nuclear power plants, along with other nuclear facilities along the coast, found no abnormalities, and their reactors and fuel storage pools were being cooled safely

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Japan earthquake triggers small tsunami near Fukushima – WLS-TV

Japan earthquake triggers small tsunami near Fukushima
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Japan’s Meteorological Agency said the magnitude-6.8 quake struck 10 kilometers (6 miles) below the sea surface off the coast of Fukushima. The 4:22 a.m. (1922 GMT Friday) quake shook buildings in Tokyo, about 250 kilometers (120 miles) southwest of …

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Strong earthquake near Fukushima triggers small tsunami and shakes buildings … – Daily Mail

Daily MailStrong earthquake near Fukushima triggers small tsunami and shakes buildings …Daily MailStrong earthquake near Fukushima triggers small tsunami and shakes buildings in Tokyo. The 6-8 magnitude quake hit six miles below sea off coast of Fuku…

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Minor tsunami hits Fukushima region after strong quake – Channel News Asia


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Minor tsunami hits Fukushima region after strong quake
Channel News Asia
TOKYO: A minor tsunami hit large swathes of northeastern Japan early Saturday, including in a city near the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant, after a strong 6.8 magnitude earthquake struck off the country’s Pacific coast. There were no immediate

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6.8 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Off Coast Of Fukushima, Japan – International Business Times

International Business Times6.8 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Off Coast Of Fukushima, JapanInternational Business TimesThe Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station that was heavily damaged in the 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami is located on the coast…

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Sellafield experts to aid Fukushima decommissioning operation – BBC News

BBC NewsSellafield experts to aid Fukushima decommissioning operationBBC NewsNuclear experts from Cumbria are being sent to Japan to help with the clean up of the devastated Fukushima power plant. The Far East nuclear facility saw the meltdown of three…

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Powerful 6.5 Earthquake Strikes in Area of Fukushima, Japan – KTLA


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Powerful 6.5 Earthquake Strikes in Area of Fukushima, Japan
KTLA
The Japan Meteorological Agency at one point issued a tsunami warning, which it later amended to tsunami advisories for coastal regions in Iwate, Miyagi and Fukushima prefectures. The latter is the site of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power facility
Japan tsunami advisory lifted after earthquake off coast near Fukushima National Post
At least one injured after earthquake hits Japan’s coast near FukushimaThe Guardian
6.8 quake strikes off Fukushima coastRT
Sydney Morning Herald -NEWS.com.au
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6.8 earthquake off Japan; Fukushima nuclear plants safe – Los Angeles Times

6.8 earthquake off Japan; Fukushima nuclear plants safeLos Angeles TimesA shallow, magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck early Saturday 79 miles from Namie, Japan, in the Pacific Ocean, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. An 8-inch tsunami reached the c…

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Earthquake Today in Japan, Fukushima Map: Tsunami Advisory After Large … – The Epoch Times

Earthquake Today in Japan, Fukushima Map: Tsunami Advisory After Large …The Epoch TimesA 1-meter wave is expected in Iwate, Miyagi, and Fukushima coasts, said the Kyodo news agency. The wave will come at around 4:50 a.m. local time. TEPCO, the Japane…

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Strong earthquake rattles Japan near Fukushima, no tsunamis or damage reports – New York’s PIX11 / WPIX-TV

New York’s PIX11 / WPIX-TVStrong earthquake rattles Japan near Fukushima, no tsunamis or damage reportsNew York’s PIX11 / WPIX-TVThe Japan Meteorological Agency at one point issued a tsunami warning, which it later amended to tsunami advisories for coa…

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Strong quake hits Japan near Fukushima, triggering small tsunami – CTV News


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Strong quake hits Japan near Fukushima, triggering small tsunami
CTV News
Japan’s Meteorological Agency said the 6.8-magnitude quake struck 10 kilometres (6 miles) below the sea surface off the coast of Fukushima. The 4:22 a.m. (1922 GMT Friday) quake shook buildings in Tokyo, about 250 kilometres (120 miles) northwest of

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