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Fukushima to Store Soil Tainted After Nuclear Plant Meltdown - NBCNews.com

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Fukushima to Store Soil Tainted After Nuclear Plant Meltdown
NBCNews.com
TOKYO - Soil contaminated after Japan's 2011 Fukushima nuclear power plant meltdown will be stored in a facility straddling two small towns within the hard-hit region, the government announced Monday. The radioactive waste promised to be a "major ...
More than 100 youngsters in Japan diagnosed with thyroid cancer after ...Irish Mirror
Fukushima fail: Radioactive groundwater levels not fallingRT
Should Japan Restart Its Nuclear Reactors?Truth-Out
West Hawaii Today
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Fukushima nuclear disaster: three years on 120000 evacuees remain uprooted - The Guardian

The Guardian

Fukushima nuclear disaster: three years on 120000 evacuees remain uprooted
The Guardian
The nuclear industry in Japan has been mothballed since the meltdown. At a temporary housing complex in Fukushima prefecture one resident, Iiko Kanno, said she now spends her days reading, growing vegetables and counting the days until she is ...


Thyroid Cancer in Children Surge in Fukushima Since Nuclear Meltdown - Center for Research on Globalization

Center for Research on Globalization

Thyroid Cancer in Children Surge in Fukushima Since Nuclear Meltdown
Center for Research on Globalization
“The rising number of thyroid cancer cases in Fukushima area children exposed to the meltdown is disturbing,” says Joseph Mangano MPH MBA, executive director of the Radiation and Public Health Project. “The 104 cases either confirmed or very likely to ...
Fukushima disaster bill more than $105bn, double earlier estimate – studyRT
In a first, Japanese court rules that nuclear plant operator is liable for suicideWashington Post
After leaks, government to release interviews with deceased Fukushima plant bossThe Japan Times
DigitalJournal.com -JURIST -CNN
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Locals suffer long-term effects of Fukushima meltdown - World Magazine

World Magazine

Locals suffer long-term effects of Fukushima meltdown
World Magazine
Three and a half years after a massive tsunami triggered the meltdown of three nuclear reactors at the Fukushima Daiichi power plant in Japan, researchers are beginning to understand the far-reaching extent of the disaster. Increased rates of thyroid ...
Fukushima Crisis Continues, Worse Than First Reported – Effects More ...Center for Research on Globalization

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Seriously? Japan Plans to Restart Nuclear Reactors - Inhabitat

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Seriously? Japan Plans to Restart Nuclear Reactors
Inhabitat
Despite the devastation wreaked by the Fukushima meltdown in 2011, Japan wants to restart two nuclear reactors that were shut off in the wake of the disaster. According to the Guardian, Japan's nuclear watchdog has said the reactors can be started up ...
Post-Fukushima Japan Turns To Offshore Wind And SolarThinkProgress
Renewable energy in a post Fukushima worldThe Guardian (Australia)
Irrational fears of nuclear energy are killing the environment (and people)Scroll.in
Alaska Dispatch -Sacramento Bee
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Villagers still uprooted years after Fukushima nuclear disaster - The Star Online

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Villagers still uprooted years after Fukushima nuclear disaster
The Star Online
The nuclear industry in Japan has been mothballed since the meltdown. At a temporary housing complex in Fukushima prefecture, one resident, Liko Kanno, says she now spends her days reading, growing vegetables and counting the days until she is ...
Japan's Nuclear PlantNew York Times
Nuclear energy is not a viable optionAliran Monthly

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Fukushima: 41 months on - Al Jazeera America

Fukushima: 41 months on
Al Jazeera America
Nearly 3.5 years after the nuclear meltdown, The Stream asks why do questions about its devastating environmental and health consequences remain unanswered? Nobel Peace Prize nominee, Dr. Helen Caldicott – one of the foremost experts on radiation ...


Fukushima spilled 2 trillion becquerels of radioactive waste into Pacific in ... - RINF Alternative News

RINF Alternative News

Fukushima spilled 2 trillion becquerels of radioactive waste into Pacific in ...
RINF Alternative News
In March 2011, the Fukushima plant suffered multiple meltdowns triggered by a massive earthquake and tsunami. Since then, TEPCO has struggled to contain the flow of radioactive water away from the plant. Currently, radioactive water is known to be ...

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Molten Salt Nuclear Reactors: Part Of America's Long-Term Energy Future? - Forbes

Forbes

Molten Salt Nuclear Reactors: Part Of America's Long-Term Energy Future?
Forbes
Meanwhile, the hoped-for nuclear renaissance has fallen short of the initial anticipations, a casualty of concerns raised by the catastrophe at Fukushima, as well as low natural gas prices that have rendered uneconomic operation of even some current ...


Fukushima Decontamination Process Lagging Behind Set Timeframe: Reports - RIA Novosti

Fukushima Decontamination Process Lagging Behind Set Timeframe: Reports
RIA Novosti
On March 2011, the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant was hit by a 9.0-magnitude earthquake and a subsequent tsunami, which caused a partial meltdown of three of the plant's nuclear reactors. The radiation from the plant leaked into the atmosphere, ...

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