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Japan's Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant Meltdown

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First look at nuclear fuel in a meltdown - ABC Science Online

ABC Science Online

First look at nuclear fuel in a meltdown
ABC Science Online
In a real nuclear reactor core meltdown, such as occurred at both the Chernobyl and Fukushima Dai'ichi plants, the molten uranium dioxide melts and reacts with the zirconium metal cladding on the fuel rods, and with the surrounding steel and concrete ...

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Traces of Fukushima Radiation Detected Off California Coast - Live Science

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Traces of Fukushima Radiation Detected Off California Coast
Live Science
Extremely low levels of radioactive cesium from Japan's 2011 Fukushima nuclear meltdown are present in ocean water offshore Northern California, researchers announced Monday (Nov. 10). In seawater collected about 100 miles (161 kilometers) offshore of ...
Radioactive elements from 2011 Fukushima meltdown 'detected off the coast of ...The Independent
Radioactivity from Fukushima meltdown found off of California coastScience Recorder
Fukushima radiation detected off California coastMother Nature Network
Science Now -Smithsonian -Quartz
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Takashi Murakami Gives a Tour of His Nuclear-Meltdown Work - Vulture

Vulture

Takashi Murakami Gives a Tour of His Nuclear-Meltdown Work
Vulture
... Tail of a Rainbow," at Gagosian on West 24th Street, and it's a different kind of theme park — a much darker one, since Murakami is working now in the shadow of the Fukushima nuclear disaster. Yes, that's right: This is Murakami's nuclear-meltdown ...

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California Could Suffer a Fukushima-Style Meltdown - Center for Research on Globalization

Center for Research on Globalization

California Could Suffer a Fukushima-Style Meltdown
Center for Research on Globalization
In the tense days after a powerful earthquake and tsunami crippled the Fukushima Daiichi power plant in Japan on March 11, 2011, staff at the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission made a concerted effort to play down the risk of earthquakes and tsunamis ...
Meanwhile, down at the nuclear power plant, something's going wrongLas Vegas Informer

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Fukushima radiation detected in ocean off West Coast - KIRO Seattle

I Know Today

Fukushima radiation detected in ocean off West Coast
KIRO Seattle
A new study has detected radiation from the Fukushima nuclear meltdown in Japan in the Pacific Ocean off the West Coast. Ken Buesseler, senior scientist at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, presented his findings Thursday in Vancouver, British ...
Tiny amounts of Fukushima radiation found in CaliforniaUSA TODAY
California threatened by Fukushima radiationI Know Today
Fukushima radiation reaches California beachesStandart News
Geek -KelownaNow
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Nuclear power plant restarts for first time since Japan's Fukushima meltdown - CP24 Toronto's Breaking News

CP24 Toronto's Breaking News

Nuclear power plant restarts for first time since Japan's Fukushima meltdown
CP24 Toronto's Breaking News
TOKYO -- A governor gave final approval Friday for a nuclear power plant to restart in southern Japan, the first to resume operations under new safety rules imposed in the wake of the 2011 Fukushima Dai-ichi meltdowns caused by an earthquake and ...
Japan Nuclear Reactors to be Switched On for First Time Since 2011 Fukushima ...International Business Times UK
First nuclear power plant set to restart in Japan after 2011 meltdownRocketNews24
Japan restarts its nuclear reactors four years after FukushimiaABC Online
BBC News -Journal of Turkish Weekly -Yahoo News UK
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Bowling for Meltdowns - CounterPunch

Bowling for Meltdowns
CounterPunch
The EPA proposal is a knock-off prompted by Fukushima, because after the triple meltdown started three years ago, Japan increased — by 20 times — the allowable radiation exposures deemed tolerable for humans. Prior to the meltdowns of March 2011, ...


Japan, China struck by powerful earthquakes - TheNewsTribune.com

TheNewsTribune.com

Japan, China struck by powerful earthquakes
TheNewsTribune.com
All of Japan's nuclear plants are offline following a magnitude-9.0 earthquake and massive tsunami in 2011 that sent three reactors at the Fukushima Dai-ichi plant into meltdown. Fukushima is about 250 kilometers (155 miles) northeast of where Saturday ...

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Germany eyes capping coal use to meet emissions target - The Japan Times

The Japan Times

Germany eyes capping coal use to meet emissions target
The Japan Times
Until last week, Gabriel had argued that Germany could not limit its coal use while also phasing out nuclear power following a groundbreaking decision taken after the 2011 Fukushima meltdown disaster started. His view had put him at odds with ...

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Poll loss might trigger meltdown in LDP's reactor restart campaign - The Japan Times

Poll loss might trigger meltdown in LDP's reactor restart campaign
The Japan Times
The NRA replaced the previous regulator, the Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency, after the March 2011 triple meltdowns at Tokyo Electric Power Co.'s Fukushima No. 1 plant revealed watchdog was too cozy with the industry. The government claims that ...

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