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Hospital Resumes Work in Fukushima Evacuation Area – RIA Novosti

Hospital Resumes Work in Fukushima Evacuation Area
RIA Novosti
MOSCOW, April 23 (RIA Novosti) – After three years of closure, a hospital in Japan’s disaster-hit Fukushima Prefecture resumed work on Wednesday, restoring vital infrastructure ahead of the resettlement of the region, the Jiji Press news agency reported.
Minamisoma hospital reopensThe Japan Times

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UK Shoe Brand Uses Fukushima Materials in New Collection – RIA Novosti


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UK Shoe Brand Uses Fukushima Materials in New Collection
RIA Novosti
MOSCOW, April 23 (RIA Novosti) – Six models of shoes were created by London-based Malaysian designer Jimmy Choo using the famous Kawamata silk from the disaster-hit Fukushima area, Japan Daily Press reported Wednesday. “They use their own …
Luxury shoe designer Jimmy Choo unveils new lineup featuring Fukushima The Japan Daily Press

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Nuclear Japan Series: ‘Fukushima: Memories of the Lost Landscape’ – The Bottom Line


World Magazine
Nuclear Japan Series: ‘Fukushima: Memories of the Lost Landscape’
The Bottom Line
On March 11, 2011, a 9.0 magnitude earthquake hit Japan just off the coast of the Tohoku region and triggered a massive tsunami that washed away more than 20,000 people living on the coastline. The tsunami also caused three reactors at the Fukushima …
Japan still tussles the downside of FukushimaJournal of Turkish Weekly
Uranium Energy Corp.: This Stock Is About To Go NuclearSeeking Alpha
Could buried nuclear reactors be a safer energy solution?World Magazine
EconoMonitor (blog)
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Clean Up “America’s Secret Fukushima”, The US Abandoned Uranium Mines … – Center for Research on Globalization

Clean Up “America’s Secret Fukushima”, The US Abandoned Uranium Mines
Center for Research on Globalization
Red Shirt Village, Oglala Lakota Nation (SOUTH DAKOTA) – Organizations from throughout the United States held an Earth Day ceremony to launch a nation-wide campaign to clean up hazardous abandoned uranium mines (AUMs). Clean Up The Mines!

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Japan still tussles the downside of Fukushima – Journal of Turkish Weekly


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Japan still tussles the downside of Fukushima
Journal of Turkish Weekly
Japan’s trade deficit has quadrupled reaching a year-on-year level of ¥13.75 trillion ($134 billion) since the beginning of the previous financial year which ended on 31 March 2013. While Japanese imports increased 17.3% in the meantime up to ¥84.6
China and Japan plan on using more coal powerNext Big Future
Japan logs record $134B trade deficit in fiscal 2013Cape Breton Post
Japan Imports Record Level of LNG, CoalEconoMonitor (blog)
The Australian -SBS
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Radioactivity found in groundwater well at Fukushima Daiichi – Enformable

EnformableRadioactivity found in groundwater well at Fukushima DaiichiEnformableTokyo Electric, operator of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, is hoping to draw groundwater and release it into the Pacific Ocean before it becomes highly contamin…

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Fukushima No. 1 boss admits plant doesn’t have complete control over water … – The Japan Times

Fukushima No. 1 boss admits plant doesn’t have complete control over water
The Japan Times
OKUMA, FUKUSHIMA PREF. – The manager of the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant has admitted to embarrassment that repeated efforts have failed to bring under control the problem of radioactive water, eight months after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe …

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Jimmy Choo to Help Fukushima in His Own Way – Fashion Times


Fashion Times
Jimmy Choo to Help Fukushima in His Own Way
Fashion Times
After visiting workshops in Fukushima, Japan, Jimmy Choo became inspired to leverage traditional materials that had been used in the region for hundreds of years to not only assist the local artisans in highlighting their craft but to create six one
Choo’s shoes promote Fukushima artisansThe Japan Times
Jimmy Choo creates Fukushima shoesBusinessWorld Online Edition
Jimmy Choo creates Fukushima shoes lineRappler

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Thoughts on the Navy / Fukushima Litigation – Law.com

Thoughts on the Navy / Fukushima Litigation
Law.com
First the summary: Two months ago, a class of U.S. Navy sailors filed an amended complaint against Tokyo Electric Power Company (“TEPCO”), the operator of the nuclear reactors in Fukushima that melted down after an earthquake-induced tsunami …

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The Japanese Government Hides the Truth: Fukushima Radiations are Killing … – Center for Research on Globalization

Center for Research on GlobalizationThe Japanese Government Hides the Truth: Fukushima Radiations are Killing …Center for Research on GlobalizationStudents walk near a geiger counter, measuring a radiation level of 0.12 microsievert per hour, at Omik…

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Fukushima radiation killing our children, govt hides truth – former mayor – RT


RT
Fukushima radiation killing our children, govt hides truth – former mayor
RT
Students walk near a geiger counter, measuring a radiation level of 0.12 microsievert per hour, at Omika Elementary School, located about 21 km (13 miles) from the tsunami-crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, in Minamisoma, Fukushima …
American Sailors Exposed to Fukushima RadiationCenter for Research on Globalization
Radiation killing Fukushima children, Japan’s gov’t violating human rights The Voice of Russia
Is America Abandoning its Bravest Heroes Yet Again?WhoWhatWhy

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Jimmy Choo releases shoe range to promote Fukushima artisans – The Japan Times

Jimmy Choo releases shoe range to promote Fukushima artisansThe Japan TimesDesigner Jimmy Choo has unveiled a one-off range of shoes in Japan, made using materials and techniques native to the disaster-hit Fukushima area, in a bid to boost the profile …

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Choo’s shoes promote Fukushima artisans – The Japan Times


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Choo’s shoes promote Fukushima artisans
The Japan Times
Designer Jimmy Choo has unveiled a one-off range of shoes in Japan, made using materials and techniques native to the disaster-hit Fukushima area, in a bid to boost the profile of artisans there. Choo was inspired to come up with the creations after
Jimmy Choo creates Fukushima shoesBusinessWorld Online Edition
Jimmy Choo creates Fukushima shoes lineRappler

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Fukushima disaster: Tokyo hides truth as children die, become ill from … – RT

Fukushima disaster: Tokyo hides truth as children die, become ill from
RT
The tragedy of the Fukushima nuclear plant disaster took place almost three years ago. Since then, radiation has forced thousands out of their homes and led to the deaths of many. It took great effort to prevent the ultimate meltdown of the plant – but

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Out of control: Fukushima manager admits to ‘embarrassing failure’ – RT (blog)


RT (blog)
Out of control: Fukushima manager admits to ‘embarrassing failure’
RT (blog)
Water well unit haul from subsurface water is seen near No.3 (L) and No.4 reactor buildings at Tokyo Electric Power Co’s (TEPCO)’s tsunami-crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Fukushima prefecture, in this photo released by Kyodo April 15, …
Fukushima Remains an Intractable DisasterSanta Barbara Independent
Manager at Japan’s Fukushima plant admits radioactive water ‘embarrassing’Reuters UK
Unlike Chernobyl, Fukushima was never brought under control, radiation The Voice of Russia
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Jimmy Choo creates Fukushima shoe line – CTV News

CTV NewsJimmy Choo creates Fukushima shoe lineCTV NewsFUKUSHIMA, Japan (AFP) — Designer Jimmy Choo unveiled a one-off range of shoes in Japan on Friday, made using materials and techniques native to the disaster-hit Fukushima area, in a bid to boost t…

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Robot helps with cleanup at Fukushima Daiichi – Power Engineering Magazine

Robot helps with cleanup at Fukushima DaiichiPower Engineering MagazineMitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) completed demonstration work of its MEISTeR remote controlled robot to help with decommissioning efforts inside Unit 1 at the Fukushima Daiichi nuc…

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Fukushima Radiation Levels Drop, Still Dangerous – Report – RIA Novosti

Fukushima Radiation Levels Drop, Still Dangerous – Report
RIA Novosti
MOSCOW, April 18 (RIA Novosti) – Radiation levels in the areas surrounding the quake-hit Fukushima nuclear power plant have dropped, but still exceed the long-term target of the Japanese government, according to a report issued by the Ministry of …
Report: Radiation levels around Fukushima drop significantly in some areas Asahi Shimbun
Motegi denies hiding radiation report around Fukushima plantGlobalPost
Evacuees still wary of returningThe Japan Times
Mainichi Daily News
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Jimmy Choo boosts Japanese artisans with shoes made of Fukushima fabrics – The Guardian

The GuardianJimmy Choo boosts Japanese artisans with shoes made of Fukushima fabricsThe GuardianDesigner Jimmy Choo has unveiled a one-off range of shoes in Japan made using materials and techniques native to the disaster-hit Fukushima area, in a bid t…

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Motegi denies hiding radiation report around Fukushima plant – GlobalPost

Motegi denies hiding radiation report around Fukushima plant
GlobalPost
Industry Minister Toshimitsu Motegi on Friday denied that the government hid for six months the outcome of a radiation study around the crisis-hit Fukushima Daiichi nuclear complex, but apologized for having given « the impression » that the outcome …

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Avoiding another Fukushima: Nuclear power generation could be put to sea – RT


RT
Avoiding another Fukushima: Nuclear power generation could be put to sea
RT
Back in 2011, a combination of these two devastated the Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan, which led to breakdown of the reactors’ cooling systems and eventually ended with meltdown of two reactors’ active cores. Radioactive fallout from that …
Floating nuclear power plants could avoid disasters like FukushimaThe Verge
Could a Floating Nuclear Power Plant Prevent Another Fukushima?The Atlantic

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Fukushima Remains an Intractable Disaster – Santa Barbara Independent


Santa Barbara Independent
Fukushima Remains an Intractable Disaster
Santa Barbara Independent
The Santa Barbara Independent’s article on Fukushima was replete with incorrect information that, in my view, was dangerous to the community. The facts bear out that the reactor explosions at Fukushima-Daiichi constitute the most dangerous nuclear

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Fukushima radioactive water issue ‘embarrassing’ – Press TV


Press TV
Fukushima radioactive water issue ‘embarrassing’
Press TV
This handout picture taken by Tokyo Electric Power Co (TEPCO) on February 20, 2014 shows leaked contamination water around a tank at TEPCO’s Fukushima nuclear power plant at Okuma in Fukushima prefecture. Fri Apr 18, 2014 5:3AM. Share | Email | …

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Manager at Japan’s Fukushima plant admits radioactive water ‘embarrassing’ – Yahoo News


PennEnergy (press release)
Manager at Japan’s Fukushima plant admits radioactive water ‘embarrassing’
Yahoo News
OKUMA, Japan (Reuters) – The manager of the Fukushima nuclear power plant admits to embarrassment that repeated efforts have failed to bring under control the problem of radioactive water, eight months after Japan’s prime minister told the world the …
Contaminated water found leaking from ALPS at Fukushima plantAsahi Shimbun
Robot helps with cleanup at Japan’s FukushimaPennEnergy (press release)
Toxic Water Overflows Waste Container at Fukushima PlantProduct Design & Development

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Manager at Japan’s Fukushima plant admits radioactive water ‘embarrassing’ – Reuters UK

Manager at Japan’s Fukushima plant admits radioactive water ‘embarrassing’
Reuters UK
OKUMA, Japan (Reuters) – The manager of the Fukushima nuclear power plant admits to embarrassment that repeated efforts have failed to bring under control the problem of radioactive water, eight months after Japan’s prime minister told the world the …

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One filmmaker’s mission to show the world the real Fukushima, and how you can … – ROCKETNEWS24

One filmmaker’s mission to show the world the real Fukushima, and how you can
ROCKETNEWS24
“Forget the reactor. Forget all the bull$#!^ Facebook posts about how radiation is melting the starfish and mutating our sushi. Forget about what it means to be a disaster, and discover what it means to be Fukushima.” Filmmaker Cameron Anderson is on a …

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Fukushima boy drowns trying to rescue girl, 3 – The Japan Times

Fukushima boy drowns trying to rescue girl, 3
The Japan Times
FUKUSHIMA – A 6-year-old boy died attempting to rescue a 3-year-old girl who had fallen into the Abukuma River in Koriyama, Fukushima Prefecture, on Wednesday, police said. Manato Tatsuta was among some 10 children playing by the river Wednesday …

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Fukushima towns seek to protect historic sites ahead of hosting waste facilities – Asahi Shimbun

Fukushima towns seek to protect historic sites ahead of hosting waste facilitiesAsahi ShimbunOKUMA, Fukushima Prefecture–A sixth-century stone tower and a Shinto shrine are among local cultural assets the town of Okuma wants to protect ahead of a cent…

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After Fukushima, Japan Eyes Solar Power – Yahoo Singapore News

After Fukushima, Japan Eyes Solar PowerYahoo Singapore NewsShare0. Embed. Link. 6 hours ago, Associated Press Videos. In the wake of the Fukushima nuclear power disaster three years ago, more Japanese are turning to solar power as a way to power their …

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Fukushima Radiation Report Released Two Weeks After Evacuees Get the … – The Epoch Times

Fukushima Radiation Report Released Two Weeks After Evacuees Get the …The Epoch TimesFILE – This aerial file photo taken in Aug. 2013, shows No 4, 3, 2, 1, 5 and 6 reactors, from bottom to top, at the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant in Futaba …

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Floating nuclear power plants could avoid disasters like Fukushima – The Verge


RT
Floating nuclear power plants could avoid disasters like Fukushima
The Verge
Researchers have an idea for how future nuclear reactors can avoid the trauma that led to the 2011 disaster at Fukushima: by building new plants five to seven miles out into the ocean. « This affords some absolutely crucial advantages, » Jacopo
Avoiding another Fukushima: Nuclear power generation could be put to seaRT
Could a Floating Nuclear Power Plant Prevent Another Fukushima?The Atlantic
MIT invents meltdown-proof floating nuclear reactorGeek

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After Fukushima, Japan looks to solar power – Washington Post

After Fukushima, Japan looks to solar power
Washington Post
After Fukushima, Japan looks to solar power. 01:13. April 16, 2014 8:18 PM EDT — In the wake of the Fukushima nuclear power disaster three years ago, more Japanese are turning to solar power as a viable energy option for the future. (AP) …

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US marine sues over Fukushima radiation exposure – CCTV


RT
US marine sues over Fukushima radiation exposure
CCTV
US marines who worked on the clean-up effort of the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant, are reportedly facing severe health problems. They say they were misled by false information provided by plant owner TEPCO. For the last three years, former
No room for error? Fukushima basements mistakenly flooded with 200 tons of RT
Japan’s Profound Ambivalence Over Nuclear EnergyTIME
Japan’s energy footprint in a post-Fukushima landscapeBusiness Times (subscription)
Straight.com -International Business Times AU
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Over 200 tons of toxic water dumped into wrong building at Fukushima – CCTV

Over 200 tons of toxic water dumped into wrong building at Fukushima
CCTV
The Tokyo Electric Power Company says that about 203 tons of highly radioactive water stored at the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant have been accidentally dumped into a wrong building. Japan’s Kyodo News agency quoted TEPCO as …

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Radioactive water erronously pumped back into Fukushima power plant (VIDEO) – The Malay Mail Online


The Malay Mail Online
Radioactive water erronously pumped back into Fukushima power plant (VIDEO)
The Malay Mail Online
FUKUSHIMA, April 16 — Over 200 tonnes of radioactive water was erroneously pumped into a basement area at the Fukushima Daiichi atomic power plant between April 10-13, Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) said yesterday. After a partial meltdown …
Radioactive Water Erronously Pumped Back Into Fukushima Power Plantmalaysiandigest.com
Japanese Government Seeks Approval to Dump More Radioactive Groundwater The Epoch Times
Op-Ed: TEPCO floods wrong building with radioactive waterDigitalJournal.com

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The Robot That’s Helping Clean Up The Fukushima Meltdown Looks Like A … – Business Insider


Business Insider
The Robot That’s Helping Clean Up The Fukushima Meltdown Looks Like A
Business Insider
Kurion is a technology company with an eye toward handling the safe, permanent disposal of nuclear waste, so it answered the call from Fukushima, Japan, to build a robot that can help repair the reactor that failed after the earthquake and tsunami. We

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No room for error? Fukushima basements mistakenly flooded with 200 tons of … – RT


RT
No room for error? Fukushima basements mistakenly flooded with 200 tons of
RT
A pump at Japan’s battered Fukushima power plant has mistakenly flooded its basements with highly contaminated cooling-tank water. But the latest mishap follows a far more worrying discovery about one last year’s leak. About 200 tons of water ended up …
US marine sues over Fukushima radiation exposureCCTV
Japan’s Profound Ambivalence Over Nuclear EnergyTIME
Japan backs coal after Fukushima disasterThe Hill (blog)
Business Times (subscription) -Straight.com
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Post-Fukushima Japan turns to coal instead of renewable energy – The Voice of Russia

Post-Fukushima Japan turns to coal instead of renewable energy
The Voice of Russia
According to the new policy, nuclear power will also be part of Japan’s energy mix, despite the fact that the previous government vowed to phase it out following the 2011 Fukushima disaster. Although it provided almost 30 percent of energy before the …

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Japan prefers coal over renewables for post-Fukushima energy mix – Blue & Green Tomorrow


Blue & Green Tomorrow
Japan prefers coal over renewables for post-Fukushima energy mix
Blue & Green Tomorrow
The move has been criticised by environmentalists and the clean energy industry, which hoped for a strong switch to renewable energy sources following the 2011 triple meltdown at the Fukushima nuclear plant, which changed the public attitude towards …

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Fukushima Leakage Again: Technical Malfunction Dumps 200 Tonnes … – International Business Times AU


International Business Times AU
Fukushima Leakage Again: Technical Malfunction Dumps 200 Tonnes
International Business Times AU
A worker takes radiation readings on the window of a bus at the screening point of the Tokyo Electric Power Company’s (TEPCO) tsunami-crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Fukushima prefecture in this June 12, 2013 file photo. Since March …

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Japan backs coal after Fukushima disaster – The Hill (blog)

Japan backs coal after Fukushima disaster
The Hill (blog)
Japanese leaders emphasized the importance of coal in the country’s new energy plan, disappointing environmentalists who thought the Fukushima nuclear disaster of 2011 would push it toward renewable energy. The plan approved April 11 by Japan’s …

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Review: Wing Creation – Fukushima Airport RJSF – FlightSim.com (press release)

Review: Wing Creation – Fukushima Airport RJSFFlightSim.com (press release)Fukushima Airport RJSF is a scenery enhancement from Wing Creations with five features many miles apart: The Fukushima Airport, the Fukushima Skypark, the Fukushima Daiichi Nucl…

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Post-Fukushima Japan Chooses Coal Over Renewable Energy – Bloomberg

Post-Fukushima Japan Chooses Coal Over Renewable Energy
Bloomberg
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is pushing Japan’s coal industry to expand sales at home and abroad, undermining hopes among environmentalists that he’d use the Fukushima nuclear accident to switch the nation to renewables. A new energy plan approved by …

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Over 200 Tons of Radioactive Water Dumped Into Wrong Fukushima Reservoir – RIA Novosti

Over 200 Tons of Radioactive Water Dumped Into Wrong Fukushima Reservoir
RIA Novosti
TOKYO, April 14 (RIA Novosti) – Around 240 tons of highly radioactive groundwater stored at the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan has been dumped into an unprepared facility due to a technical malfunction, Japanese public broadcaster NHK …

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Radioactive water floods Fukushima plant basements after wrong pumps … – Asahi Shimbun

Radioactive water floods Fukushima plant basements after wrong pumps …Asahi ShimbunTons of highly radioactive water have flooded basements at the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant after pumps that should not have been in use were mistakenl…

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Japan’s Profound Ambivalence Over Nuclear Energy – TIME

Japan’s Profound Ambivalence Over Nuclear Energy
TIME
A few days after residents were first allowed to move back to the Fukushima village of Tamura, Miho Watanabe was finally able to lay on a cheery welcome. The co-manager of a government-built grocery store, she hung up flower displays and colorful

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In post-Fukushima policy test, Japan town rallies for nuclear re-start – Reuters UK


Raw Story
In post-Fukushima policy test, Japan town rallies for nuclear re-start
Reuters UK
But residents saw their friends lose jobs and felt their future was threatened when the Sendai nuclear plant run by Kyushu Electric Power was idled along with the rest of Japan’s reactors for a more stringent round of safety checks after Fukushima. « I
Three years after Fukushima, Japan forges ahead with nuclear energyDeutsche Welle
Fukushima’s lessons, unlearned in America?Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
Japan to keep using nuclear power despite Fukushima disasterRaw Story
Bloomberg
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Citizen scientists prepare to test West Coast for Fukushima radiation (with video) – Vancouver Sun

Vancouver SunCitizen scientists prepare to test West Coast for Fukushima radiation (with video)Vancouver SunBuesseler began his career studying the spread of radioactivity from Chernobyl in the Black Sea and has been working with Japanese scientists si…

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Citizen scientists prepare to test West Coast for Fukushima radiation (with video) – Vancouver Sun

Citizen scientists prepare to test West Coast for Fukushima radiation (with video)Vancouver SunBuesseler began his career studying the spread of radioactivity from Chernobyl in the Black Sea and has been working with Japanese scientists since mid-2011 …

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Citizen scientists prepare to test West Coast for Fukushima radiation (with video) – Vancouver Sun

Vancouver SunCitizen scientists prepare to test West Coast for Fukushima radiation (with video)Vancouver SunBuesseler began his career studying the spread of radioactivity from Chernobyl in the Black Sea and has been working with Japanese scientists si…

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Citizen scientists prepare to test West Coast for Fukushima radiation (with video) – Vancouver Sun

Vancouver SunCitizen scientists prepare to test West Coast for Fukushima radiation (with video)Vancouver SunBuesseler began his career studying the spread of radioactivity from Chernobyl in the Black Sea and has been working with Japanese scientists si…

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Citizen scientists prepare to test West Coast for Fukushima radiation (with video) – Vancouver Sun

Vancouver SunCitizen scientists prepare to test West Coast for Fukushima radiation (with video)Vancouver SunBuesseler began his career studying the spread of radioactivity from Chernobyl in the Black Sea and has been working with Japanese scientists si…

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Only one Japanese elementary textbook to mention Fukushima – DigitalJournal.com


The Japan Daily Press
Only one Japanese elementary textbook to mention Fukushima
DigitalJournal.com
Five of the six textbook publishers attempted to tackle the issue of the triple meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi No. 1 nuclear power plant, and four publishers eventually gave up because they found it difficult to explain how a nuclear power plant
Ending radiation fears 1st step to Fukushima evacuees’ return homeThe Japan News
Education Ministry approves of only 1 elementary school textbook mentioning The Japan Daily Press
Fukushima disaster cited in only one schoolbook thanks to Education MinistryThe Voice of Russia
Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists -CounterPunch
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Only one Japanese elementary textbook to mention Fukushima – DigitalJournal.com


The Japan Daily Press
Only one Japanese elementary textbook to mention Fukushima
DigitalJournal.com
Five of the six textbook publishers attempted to tackle the issue of the triple meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi No. 1 nuclear power plant, and four publishers eventually gave up because they found it difficult to explain how a nuclear power plant
Ending radiation fears 1st step to Fukushima evacuees’ return homeThe Japan News
The hubris of Fukushima and ChernobylBulletin of the Atomic Scientists
Education Ministry approves of only 1 elementary school textbook mentioning The Japan Daily Press
The Voice of Russia -CounterPunch
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The hubris of Fukushima and Chernobyl – Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists


The Japan Daily Press
The hubris of Fukushima and Chernobyl
Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
A new, 300-page UN report says that the Fukushima nuclear disaster is unlikely to cause radiation-related cancers on anything comparable to the scale of what followed the Chernobyl meltdown. At an April 3 scientific conference in Vienna this year, the …
Only one Japanese elementary textbook to mention FukushimaDigitalJournal.com
Ending radiation fears 1st step to Fukushima evacuees’ return homeThe Japan News
Education Ministry approves of only 1 elementary school textbook mentioning The Japan Daily Press
The Voice of Russia -CounterPunch
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The hubris of Fukushima and Chernobyl – Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists


The Japan Daily Press
The hubris of Fukushima and Chernobyl
Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
A new, 300-page UN report says that the Fukushima nuclear disaster is unlikely to cause radiation-related cancers on anything comparable to the scale of what followed the Chernobyl meltdown. At an April 3 scientific conference in Vienna this year, the …
Only one Japanese elementary textbook to mention FukushimaDigitalJournal.com
Ending radiation fears 1st step to Fukushima evacuees’ return homeThe Japan News
Education Ministry approves of only 1 elementary school textbook mentioning The Japan Daily Press
The Voice of Russia -CounterPunch
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Incredible Photos Of Fukushima’s Post&Apocalyptic Abandoned … – Co.Exist

Incredible Photos Of Fukushima’s Post&Apocalyptic Abandoned
Co.Exist
Local governments near the destroyed Fukushima nuclear reactors still operate in exile three years after the 9.0 earthquake and tsunami devastated Japan. As workers dig up radioactive soil, high weeds grow over cars and demolished buildings. But

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Ending radiation fears 1st step to Fukushima evacuees’ return home – The Japan News


The Japan Daily Press
Ending radiation fears 1st step to Fukushima evacuees’ return home
The Japan News
The Yomiuri Shimbun It is of fundamental importance to expedite the return home of victims of the disaster at Tokyo Electric Power Co.’s Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant, who have been forced to evacuate for quite a long time. To achieve this goal, …
The hubris of Fukushima and ChernobylBulletin of the Atomic Scientists
Education Ministry approves of only 1 elementary school textbook mentioning The Japan Daily Press
Fukushima disaster cited in only one schoolbook thanks to Education MinistryThe Voice of Russia
CounterPunch
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Three years after Fukushima, Japan forges ahead with nuclear energy – Deutsche Welle

Three years after Fukushima, Japan forges ahead with nuclear energy
Deutsche Welle
Three years after Fukushima, Japan forges ahead with nuclear energy. Japan will keep nuclear power as an important source of energy, according to the country’s latest energy plan. The move comes despite widespread public unease over the technology …

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Japan’s Nikkei suffers worst week since Fukushima – CNBC.com


CNBC.com
Japan’s Nikkei suffers worst week since Fukushima
CNBC.com
With a weekly fall of 7.33 percent it was the worst trading week since the nuclear disaster at Fukushima in 2011 which followed an earthquake and tsunami on the east coast of the country. The losses were accentuated by a selloff in momentum stocks on
SELLOFF GOES GLOBALBusiness Insider

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Fukushima accident mentioned in only 1 elementary school science textbook – Asahi Shimbun

Fukushima accident mentioned in only 1 elementary school science textbookAsahi ShimbunOnly one of the six science textbooks approved for use at elementary schools from the next academic year covers the issue of the Fukushima nuclear accident triggered …

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Fukushima embracing renewable energy research – The Japan Daily Press


The Japan Daily Press
Fukushima embracing renewable energy research
The Japan Daily Press
Fukushima, the area in Japan which felt the brunt of what is now one of the world’s worst nuclear crisis since Chernobyl, is now hopefully turning over a new leaf amidst the struggle to rebuild and start the process of renewing that which was destroyed

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​US service members claim they were misled about Fukushima radiation dangers – RT

​US service members claim they were misled about Fukushima radiation dangers
RT
US service members who took part in cleanup efforts after the Fukushima nuclear disaster have since been diagnosed with ailments like cancer. Now, in a class action lawsuit, they allege they were misled about radiation risks, RT’s Ameera David reports.

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Japan starts cleaning radioactive groundwater at Fukushima before dumping … – RT


RT
Japan starts cleaning radioactive groundwater at Fukushima before dumping
RT
TEPCO launched a contaminated water management system at the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant, which will pump groundwater into tanks before it passes through the premises of the plant. After checking the water’s quality it will be dumped into the
Fukushima Operator Tepco Starts Pumping Radioactive Groundwater, Later to International Business Times AU
TEPCO moving to divert groundwater from Fukushima reactorsAsahi Shimbun
Extraction of Fukushima groundwater startsWorld Nuclear News
The Japan Daily Press -Nuclear Engineering -AllGov
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Many Fukushima evacuees reluctant to return home in former no-entry zone – Asahi Shimbun

Many Fukushima evacuees reluctant to return home in former no-entry zone
Asahi Shimbun
TAMURA, Fukushima Prefecture–One week after the central government lifted the evacuation order for an eastern strip of Tamura’s Miyakoji district, few houses in the area were lit up at night as many residents are still uncertain if it is safe for them

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Post-Fukushima reform throws up a few surprises – The Japan Times

Post-Fukushima reform throws up a few surprisesThe Japan TimesThe magnitude-9 earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan on March 11, 2011, devastated the northeast, killing more than 15,000 people and causing level 7 meltdowns at three reactors at the Fuku…

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Fukushima’s Tepco Slapped with US$1B Lawsuit by 79 US Sailors Over … – International Business Times AU


International Business Times AU
Fukushima’s Tepco Slapped with US$1B Lawsuit by 79 US Sailors Over
International Business Times AU
Financially strapped Tokyo Electric Power Co, operator of the crippled Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant, has been slapped a US$1 billion lawsuit by the 79 US sailors who were the first respondents to the crisis three years ago. The sailors
Fukushima nuclear plant will generate 560000 cubic meters of contaminated The Japan Daily Press
Groundwater pumping starts in area of troubled Fukushima nuclear plantThe Voice of Russia
Fukushima Operator Begins Pumping out Radioactive GroundwaterRIA Novosti
International Environmental Technology -Enformable -Asahi Shimbun
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Three years later, many survivors of tsunami, Fukushima disaster still living … – Stars and Stripes


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Three years later, many survivors of tsunami, Fukushima disaster still living
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Japan’s 9.0 magnitude earthquake on March 11, 2011 was only the prelude to what has come to be known as the disaster at the Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Station. It ignited a series of radiation horrors that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s government

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Three years later, many survivors of tsunami, Fukushima disaster still living … – Stars and Stripes


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Three years later, many survivors of tsunami, Fukushima disaster still living
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Japan’s 9.0 magnitude earthquake on March 11, 2011 was only the prelude to what has come to be known as the disaster at the Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Station. It ignited a series of radiation horrors that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s government

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Fukushima nuclear plant released tiny amount of plutonium, but hot particles … – Straight.com

Fukushima nuclear plant released tiny amount of plutonium, but hot particles …Straight.comIn a blog post on Daily Kos, Jay T. Cullen wrote that the amount of plutonium from Fukushima was 100,000 times lower than the release from the 1986 Chernobyl nu…

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Drones Helping to Map Fukushima Cleanup and Reconstruction – IEEE Spectrum

Drones Helping to Map Fukushima Cleanup and Reconstruction
IEEE Spectrum
Their most recent adventure (that they’re willing to tell us about, at least) happened last November in Japan, where they partnered with the Center for Spatial Information Science at the University of Tokyo to explore how the area devastated by the

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Drones Helping to Map Fukushima Cleanup and Reconstruction – IEEE Spectrum

Drones Helping to Map Fukushima Cleanup and Reconstruction
IEEE Spectrum
Their most recent adventure (that they’re willing to tell us about, at least) happened last November in Japan, where they partnered with the Center for Spatial Information Science at the University of Tokyo to explore how the area devastated by the

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FirstEnergy nuclear chief finds Japan’s nuclear safeguards lacking after … – Pittsburgh Business Times (blog)


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FirstEnergy nuclear chief finds Japan’s nuclear safeguards lacking after
Pittsburgh Business Times (blog)
A man stands on a breakwater as Tokyo Electric Power Co.’s (Tepco) Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear power plant stands in the background in Namie, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan, on Monday, March 10, 2014. March 11 marks three years since Japan’s deadliest …
Federal lawsuit says Fukushima disaster poisoned US sailors on relief missionOCRegister
In the Wake of Fukushima: Japan’s Nuclear Energy Policy ImpasseCenter for Research on Globalization
Fukushima Nuclear Crisis Deserves More International AttentionSharnoff’s Global Views
Times Colonist (blog) -Yahoo!7 News
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FirstEnergy nuclear chief finds Japan’s nuclear safeguards lacking after … – Pittsburgh Business Times (blog)


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FirstEnergy nuclear chief finds Japan’s nuclear safeguards lacking after
Pittsburgh Business Times (blog)
A man stands on a breakwater as Tokyo Electric Power Co.’s (Tepco) Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear power plant stands in the background in Namie, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan, on Monday, March 10, 2014. March 11 marks three years since Japan’s deadliest …
Federal lawsuit says Fukushima disaster poisoned US sailors on relief missionOCRegister
In the Wake of Fukushima: Japan’s Nuclear Energy Policy ImpasseCenter for Research on Globalization
Fukushima Nuclear Crisis Deserves More International AttentionSharnoff’s Global Views
Times Colonist (blog) -Yahoo!7 News
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US sailors sue for $1B over Fukushima radiation – CNBC.com

CNBC.comUS sailors sue for $1B over Fukushima radiationCNBC.comNearly 80 U.S. sailors are seeking $1 billion from the Tokyo utility that operates the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant, alleging the company lied about the high level of radiation in…

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As Fears Of Fukushima’s Radiation Linger, Children Flee Homes – Huffington Post


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As Fears Of Fukushima’s Radiation Linger, Children Flee Homes
Huffington Post
Yukie Hashimoto and her husband sent their daughter 300 kilometers (200 miles) away to the picturesque ski town of Matsumoto, where the mayor offered to take in and educate young people living in the shadow of the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant.
Fukushima children start school, flee radiationNews & Observer
Children of Fukushima offered schooling, living quarters in town far from New Haven Register

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Liverpool to develop sensors for Fukushima monitoring – ECNmag.com

Liverpool to develop sensors for Fukushima monitoringECNmag.comLIVERPOOL, UK: Research at the University of Liverpool is developing new sensors for that will help the recovery and regeneration of the post-disaster Fukushima region and pave the way for …

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Industry paper investigates why other plants were not affected like Fukushima … – Enformable

Industry paper investigates why other plants were not affected like Fukushima …EnformableA paper published by the Japan Atomic Industrial Forum focuses on why Fukushima Daiichi experienced a severe accident and other nuclear power facilities like Fuk…

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In the Wake of Fukushima: Japan’s Nuclear Energy Policy Impasse – Center for Research on Globalization


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In the Wake of Fukushima: Japan’s Nuclear Energy Policy Impasse
Center for Research on Globalization
But regulatory rules, public opinion and other factors constitute significant barriers to achieving even a third of Japan’s pre-Fukushima 30% reliance on nuclear power. That will mean nuclear will no longer be a “baseload” source of electricity
Federal lawsuit says Fukushima disaster poisoned US sailors on relief missionOCRegister
Fukushima Nuclear Crisis Deserves More International AttentionSharnoff’s Global Views
Japan leader takes firsthand look at Fukushima nuke plant, says he wants it Times Colonist (blog)
Bloomberg -Forbes
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Fukushima Children Start School, Flee Radiation – ABC News

Fukushima Children Start School, Flee RadiationABC NewsYukie Hashimoto and her husband sent their daughter 300 kilometers (200 miles) away to the picturesque ski town of Matsumoto, where the mayor offered to take in and educate young people living in t…

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Lawsuit: Fukushima disaster poisoned US sailors – OCRegister


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Lawsuit: Fukushima disaster poisoned US sailors
OCRegister
“(B)efore the USS Ronald Reagan and Carrier Strike Group 7 arrived 2 miles off the coast, Fukushima Unit 1 blew up,” says a federal lawsuit filed on behalf of the sailors. “Then Unit 3 exploded, releasing plumes of hydrogen gases migrating through a
In the Wake of Fukushima: Japan’s Nuclear Energy Policy ImpasseCenter for Research on Globalization
FirstEnergy nuclear chief finds Japan’s nuclear safeguards lacking after Pittsburgh Business Times (blog)
Fukushima Nuclear Crisis Deserves More International AttentionSharnoff’s Global Views
Times Colonist (blog) -New York Times -Energy Collective
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Fukushima: Three years later – CBS News

Fukushima: Three years later
CBS News
The quake didn’t do much damage to the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station but the tsunami shut down the reactors’ emergency cooling systems and they started to melt down. Hydrogen gases inside the buildings then exploded spreading radiation …

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Three years later, many survivors of typhoon, Fukushima disaster still living … – Stars and Stripes

Three years later, many survivors of typhoon, Fukushima disaster still living …Stars and StripesNavy spouse Masako Sullivan, left, shares gifts donated by military families with residents of the Terauchi No. 2 temporary housing complex in Minamisoma,…

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CBS’s 60 MINUTES Returns to Ghost Towns of Fukushima Tonight – Broadway World

CBS’s 60 MINUTES Returns to Ghost Towns of Fukushima Tonight
Broadway World
Norio Kimura knows he may never find his daughter’s body amid the radioactive rubble of Okuma, Japan, his deserted hometown near the Fukushima power plant. Still, he returns as often as authorities will allow, looking for Yuna, his late daughter. It’s

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Fukushima: Radioactive Cancer Causing “Hot Particles” Spread all Over Japan … – Center for Research on Globalization

Fukushima: Radioactive Cancer Causing “Hot Particles” Spread all Over Japan
Center for Research on Globalization
In this video Mr. Kaltofen discusses the hottest hot particle he has ever found, and it was discovered more than 300 miles from the Fukushima Daiichi site. If Fairewinds Energy Education was a Japanese website, the State Secrets Law would likely

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Lessons of Fukushima: Reactor restarts are unwise – The Japan Times

Lessons of Fukushima: Reactor restarts are unwise
The Japan Times
Kyle Cleveland, my colleague at Temple University Japan, recently published a report in the online Asia-Pacific Journal, “Mobilizing Nuclear Bias: The Fukushima Nuclear Crisis and the Politics of Uncertainty” that has drawn widespread media attention.
Dumping of groundwater from Fukushima plant starts in MayDigitalJournal.com
TEPCO to release groundwater in MayThe Japan News

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Tepco to start diverting Fukushima groundwater to sea in May – The Japan Times

Tepco to start diverting Fukushima groundwater to sea in May
The Japan Times
FUKUSHIMA – The government and Tokyo Electric Power Co. plan to start diverting the uncontaminated groundwater flowing into the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant to the ocean as early as next month, officials said Friday. The plan to pump up …

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Rising From Fukushima, Japan’s Nuclear Future – Huffington Post


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Rising From Fukushima, Japan’s Nuclear Future
Huffington Post
At a discussion on post-Fukushima energy policy of Japan and the role of nuclear power at Columbia University, former International Energy Agency executive director Nobuo Tanaka outlined Japan’s journey back to nuclear power and its potential to become …
Japan’s ruling coalition agree to draft of energy policyThe Japan Daily Press
Ruling coalition approves renewable energy planThe Japan News
Ruling parties agree on draft energy policy after revisionsMainichi Daily News

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Rising From Fukushima, Japan’s Nuclear Future – Huffington Post

Rising From Fukushima, Japan’s Nuclear Future
Huffington Post
At a discussion on post-Fukushima energy policy of Japan and the role of nuclear power at Columbia University, former International Energy Agency executive director Nobuo Tanaka outlined Japan’s journey back to nuclear power and its potential to become …

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Abe must act now to seal Fukushima reactors, before it’s too late – South China Morning Post

Abe must act now to seal Fukushima reactors, before it’s too late
South China Morning Post
Dear Prime Minister Abe, the Fukushima crisis is getting worse. Yet you have an option at your disposal to resolve it. But first you must begin by challenging a chain of untested and dangerous assumptions that have lulled you and your administration

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Fukushima Earth – Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

Greenfudge.orgFukushima EarthBulletin of the Atomic ScientistsSudden nuclear disasters of the kind that occurred at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station three years ago may not at first glance seem to have much in common with the slow-motion pla…

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Fukushima: Radioactive Dust Extends South to Tokyo-Yokohama, Nagoya – Center for Research on Globalization

Fukushima: Radioactive Dust Extends South to Tokyo-Yokohama, Nagoya
Center for Research on Globalization
At 16:45 in – Gundersen: It is solid scientific material like this that you will not see or hear via traditional news stories, Tokyo Electric, or the IAEA. Fairewinds has long said that there will be significant increases in cancer in Japan as a result

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Fukushima Nuclear Radiation: Japan Contaminated, “Realistic Estimate 60000 … – Center for Research on Globalization

Fukushima Nuclear Radiation: Japan Contaminated, “Realistic Estimate 60000
Center for Research on Globalization
Dr. Helen Caldicott: Things are grim — it gets actually worse by the day. […] There have been 3 meltdowns, which is just unheard of in the history of nuclear age, Units 1, 2, and 3, so that means that molten cores of about 100 tons of uranium in 3

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60 Minutes returns to the ghost towns of Fukushima – CBS News

60 Minutes returns to the ghost towns of Fukushima
CBS News
Norio Kimura knows he may never find his daughter’s body amid the radioactive rubble of Okuma, Japan, his deserted hometown near the Fukushima power plant. Still, he returns as often as authorities will allow, looking for Yuna, his dead daughter. It’s

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Japan Fishermen Allow Tepco Water Bypass Plan at Fukushima Plant – Bloomberg

Japan Fishermen Allow Tepco Water Bypass Plan at Fukushima Plant
Bloomberg
Fishermen near the Fukushima plant have approved a plan to divert groundwater into the sea away from the station’s wrecked reactors after they were assured fishing grounds won’t be further contaminated by radiation. The Fukushima Prefectural Federation …
TEPCO eyes facilitating plant decommissioning with new in-house firmGlobalPost
Tepco sets up decommissioning body for No. 1 plantThe Japan Times
UN panel report says radiation data from TEPCO may be erroneousThe Japan Daily Press

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After Fukushima, Uranium Prices Continue to Lag – Businessweek (blog)

After Fukushima, Uranium Prices Continue to LagBusinessweek (blog)… Fukushima, Uranium Prices Continue to Lag. April 03, 2014. Global uranium prices have fallen 49 percent since the Fukushima meltdown prompted Japan to close its reactors. Japan may r…

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Japan Prepares to Turn Back on (Some of) Its Nukes – Businessweek


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Japan Prepares to Turn Back on (Some of) Its Nukes
Businessweek
Three years after the Japanese tsunami, some who were displaced by the Fukushima disaster can finally go home. The slow recovery for Japan’s nuclear industry took a small but symbolically important step forward on Tuesday, when the government allowed …
Only a third of nuclear reactors may be restartedThe Japan Times

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Fukushima-linked cancer surge unlikely: UN – The Japan Times

Fukushima-linked cancer surge unlikely: UN
The Japan Times
VIENNA – The Fukushima nuclear disaster is unlikely to lead to a rise in people developing cancer as happened after Chernobyl in 1986, even though the most exposed children may face an increased risk, U.N. scientists said Wednesday. In a major study, …

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Japan Moves Closer to Approving Post-Fukushima Energy Policy – Bloomberg

Japan Moves Closer to Approving Post-Fukushima Energy PolicyBloombergJapan moved closer to approving a policy that will endorse the use of nuclear power and guide the consumption and production after a group formed by the ruling parties reached agreeme…

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Increase in cancer unlikely following Fukushima exposure: UN report – CCTV

Increase in cancer unlikely following Fukushima exposure: UN reportCCTVReleased by the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation, the report finds that no discernible changes in future cancer rates and hereditary diseases a…

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