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Japan's Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant Meltdown

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Up to the minute news updates on the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant Disaster due to Japan's Tsunami and Earthquake.
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Fukushima meltdown not seen causing many cancers: UN scientists - Reuters

Sky News Australia

Fukushima meltdown not seen causing many cancers: UN scientists
Reuters
On March 11, 2011, a magnitude 9 earthquake and tsunami devastated the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, 220 km northeast of Tokyo, spewing radiation and forcing about 160,000 people to flee their homes. It was the world's worst nuclear disaster since ...
Fukushima meltdown unlikely to lead to large number of cancersNew Straits Times

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Fukushima Meltdown – US Sailors Sue Japanese Electrical Company - OB Rag

OB Rag

Fukushima Meltdown – US Sailors Sue Japanese Electrical Company
OB Rag
Three years ago, a massive earthquake led to a triple melt-down and explosions at Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. In the wake of the disaster, the US aircraft carrier Ronald Reagan was sent to Honshu Island, where the reactor is located, ...
Japan's energy footprint in a post-Fukushima landscapeBusiness Times (subscription)
Fukushima buildings flooded with radioactive waterStraight.com
Japan prefers coal over renewables for post-Fukushima energy mixBlue & Green Tomorrow
Eurasia Review -RIA Novosti -The Voice of Russia
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The Robot That's Helping Clean Up The Fukushima Meltdown Looks Like A ... - Businessinsider India

The Robot That's Helping Clean Up The Fukushima Meltdown Looks Like A ...
Businessinsider India
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 the "first-ever external water-cooling system for a nuclear reactor." We spoke to Marc ...

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Unlike Chernobyl, Fukushima was never brought under control, radiation ... - The Voice of Russia

RT (blog)

Unlike Chernobyl, Fukushima was never brought under control, radiation ...
The Voice of Russia
In Fukushima these reactors have been operating for well over 30 years and the high-level waste was affected by the meltdown. And the other difference is that, again, Chernobyl was buried within two or three months. In this case it is three years later ...
Out of control: Fukushima manager admits to 'embarrassing failure'RT (blog)
Fukushima Remains an Intractable DisasterSanta Barbara Independent
Radioactive water erronously pumped back into Fukushima power plant (VIDEO)The Malay Mail Online
malaysiandigest.com
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Japan Prepares to Turn Back on (Some of) Its Nukes - Businessweek

National Geographic

Japan Prepares to Turn Back on (Some of) Its Nukes
Businessweek
Nuclear reactors produced about 30 percent of Japan's power supply before the Fukushima meltdown, according to the World Nuclear Association, and the total was on track to exceed 40 percent by 2017. Then the earthquake and tsunami hit, and Japan took ...
The Fukushima disaster: Three years on, who's fooling whom?The Japan Times
Miyakoji area near Fukushima not safe, there are high levels of radiation in ...The Voice of Russia
Japan lifts evacuation order for town near Fukushima nuclear plantArirang News
Mashable -Statesman Journal -GlobalPost
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Easing Concerns About Fukushima Radiation in Japan—But What About ... - Healthline

Easing Concerns About Fukushima Radiation in Japan—But What About ...
Healthline
A new report by The United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) finds that there is no evidence to support the idea that the nuclear meltdown that occurred in Japan in 2011, following a magnitude 9 earthquake, will ...


Fukushima's lessons, unlearned in America? - Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

Raw Story

Fukushima's lessons, unlearned in America?
Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
Soon after the Fukushima meltdowns, the NRC convened a task force of senior staff to evaluate whether the accident had any ramifications for reactors in the United States. The task force came back three months later with a 100-page report containing ...
Three years after Fukushima, Japan forges ahead with nuclear energyDeutsche Welle
Japan to keep using nuclear power despite Fukushima disasterRaw Story
Japan new energy plan includes nuclear powerCCTV
The Wire -Bloomberg
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Time To Think About Nuclear Energy – Analysis - Eurasia Review

Eurasia Review

Time To Think About Nuclear Energy – Analysis
Eurasia Review
Japan is preparing to reactivate its nuclear energy plants which were shut down following the March 2011 meltdown of its Fukushima Daiichi reactors after they were hit by the Great Earthquake and Tsunami. China has plans for a major expansion of ...
Nuclear Japan Series: 'Fukushima: Memories of the Lost Landscape'The Bottom Line
China to embrace third-gen nuclear tech in new plantsWantChinaTimes
Could buried nuclear reactors be a safer energy solution?World Magazine
RIA Novosti -Journal of Turkish Weekly -Seeking Alpha
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UK Shoe Brand Uses Fukushima Materials in New Collection - RIA Novosti

UK Shoe Brand Uses Fukushima Materials in New Collection
RIA Novosti
... a number of explosions at the Fukushima nuclear plant. In what has been dubbed the world's worst nuclear disaster since Chernobyl, three of the plant's reactors underwent a partial meltdown as radiation leaked into the atmosphere, soil and seawater.


Nuclear power developers convene at OSU - Corvallis Gazette Times

Nuclear power developers convene at OSU
Corvallis Gazette Times
The meltdown and radiation releases at the Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan following an earthquake and tsunami in 2011 prompted a worldwide re-evaluation of safety protocols led by the International Atomic Energy Agency, which drafted a plan for ...

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