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Four Years After the Meltdown, Investigating Fukushima's Ecological Toll - Scientific American

Four Years After the Meltdown, Investigating Fukushima's Ecological Toll
Scientific American
We know surprisingly little about what low-dose radiation does to organisms and ecosystems. Four years after the disaster in Fukushima, scientists are beginning to get some answers. By Steven Featherstone ...

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Fukushima meltdowns pervade S. Korean debate on reactor life - Chicago Tribune

Fukushima meltdowns pervade S. Korean debate on reactor life
Chicago Tribune
While approval was essentially a foregone conclusion when regulators last faced this issue in 2007, since then the triple meltdown at Fukushima, a domestic scandal over forged safety documents and a hacking attack on Korea Hydro's computer network have ...

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Fukushima radiation arrives on North America's West Coast after more than two ... - Inhabitat (blog)

Inhabitat (blog)

Fukushima radiation arrives on North America's West Coast after more than two ...
Inhabitat (blog)
Have you been downing iodine like mad to protect your body against all that nuclear radiation emitted from the Fukushima meltdown? If so, it looks like your precautions might have been a bit premature, as recent research shows it took more than two ...
Fukushima Rice Finally Passes Radiation ChecksFood Safety News

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Three Tepco execs again dodge indictment over meltdown disaster - The Japan Times

RT

Three Tepco execs again dodge indictment over meltdown disaster
The Japan Times
... District Public Prosecutor's Office dismissed a case Thursday against three former senior executives of Tokyo Electric Power Co. again over their alleged negligence for failing to prevent the March 2011 tsunami-triggered meltdowns at the Fukushima No.
Once again, no indictments against former TEPCO execs over Fukushima disasterAsahi Shimbun
Fukushima operator to miss toxic water clean-up deadline, suspends till MayRT
Two die in separate Fukushima incidentstce today

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Opting Not to Order Safety Improvements to US Nuclear Plants, NRC Ignores ... - Between The Lines

Opting Not to Order Safety Improvements to US Nuclear Plants, NRC Ignores ...
Between The Lines
It's been almost four years since the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami that claimed the lives of nearly 16,000 people in northeastern Japan. The catastrophic event at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power complex destroyed entire communities and ...

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Nuclear fears push down prices for Fukushima beef - GlobalMeatNews.com

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Nuclear fears push down prices for Fukushima beef
GlobalMeatNews.com
Consumer fears over radiation levels have caused prices to stagnate at 10% below average market value in the four years since the 2011 meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, reported The Yomiuri Shimbun. A representative of Japan's ...
EDITORIAL: Safe and steady needs to be TEPCO's mantra in Fukushima cleanupAsahi Shimbun

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Obesity rising among Fukushima children, survey shows - The Guardian

The Guardian

Obesity rising among Fukushima children, survey shows
The Guardian
Children from Fukushima are the most obese in Japan, due in part to fears among parents that allowing them to play outside will expose them to harmful levels of radiation, a survey has found. Almost four years after the triple meltdown at Fukushima ...


MailOnline was given exclusive access to EDF's Torness nuclear power station ... - Daily Mail

MailOnline was given exclusive access to EDF's Torness nuclear power station ...
Daily Mail
Safety at Torness has been further improved by engineers studying what went wrong at the Fukushima plant in Japan in 2011, when three reactors went into meltdown after a tsunami struck. Mr Cathro said: 'We looked at what lessons could be learned, here, ...


FamilyMart reopening lifts spirits in irradiated town of Naraha - The Japan Times

The Japan Times

FamilyMart reopening lifts spirits in irradiated town of Naraha
The Japan Times
IWAKI, FUKUSHIMA PREF. – FamilyMart Co. reopened a convenience store Friday in the town of Naraha, most of which remains a designated evacuation zone from the 2011 core meltdowns in Fukushima Prefecture. The store, located along a national ...

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20 Things You Didn't Know About... Nuclear Accidents - Discover Magazine

Discover Magazine

20 Things You Didn't Know About... Nuclear Accidents
Discover Magazine
Researchers measured a higher and less variable mean level of radiation — compared with post-disaster measurements at Chernobyl — around Japan's Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant after its 2011 meltdown. 6. Six months after the Fukushima ...

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