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BACK AT TOP SPEED / Sprint queen Fukushima heads to Rio with Japan record, renewed confidence – The Japan News


The Japan News

BACK AT TOP SPEED / Sprint queen Fukushima heads to Rio with Japan record, renewed confidence
The Japan News
The 28-year-old Fukushima finally rewrote her own national record in the 200 meters when she clocked 22.88 seconds at the Japan National Championships on Sunday in Nagoya, giving her a sixth straight title and earning her a berth at the Rio de Janeiro …

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Posted on 29 June 2016 | 8:12 am

Mitsubishi Materials builds solar plants in Fukushima – Japan Today


Japan Today

Mitsubishi Materials builds solar plants in Fukushima
Japan Today
Mitsubishi Materials Corp has started operation of solar power plants with a total output of about 8.3MW in Fukushima Prefecture. The power producer for the mega (large-scale) solar power plants, Yabuki Solar Power Plant, is MM Sun Power, a 50-50 joint …

Posted on 29 June 2016 | 6:58 am

Fukushima child evacuees find hope in traditional folk dancing – The Japan Times


The Japan Times

Fukushima child evacuees find hope in traditional folk dancing
The Japan Times
The dance will be performed by a folk arts preservation group in the Ukedo district in the Fukushima town of Namie, whose residents were displaced due to radioactive fallout from the reactor meltdowns at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant in 2011.

Posted on 29 June 2016 | 4:23 am

Prefecture’s subsidies for residents near Fukushima No. 1 plant to run out next year – The Japan Times


Digital Journal

Prefecture's subsidies for residents near Fukushima No. 1 plant to run out next year
The Japan Times
FUKUSHIMAFukushima Prefecture's fund to provide subsidies to residents living near Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings Inc.'s Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant is expected to run out during fiscal 2017, sources said Tuesday. The prefectural …
Op-Ed: How far up the ladder did the #Fukushima cover up really go?Digital Journal
Power Outage at Fukushima Nuclear Plant Affects OperationsLatin American Herald Tribune
Expert says most nuclear fuel melted at Fukushima nuclear plantShanghai Daily (subscription)
Asahi Shimbun –kyodo news –R Street
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Posted on 28 June 2016 | 10:44 pm

Chiba wants radioactive designation lifted from Fukushima-contaminated waste – The Japan Times


Chiba wants radioactive designation lifted from Fukushima-contaminated waste
The Japan Times
CHIBA – The Chiba Municipal Government on Tuesday filed for Environment Ministry approval to lift the radioactive designation for waste stored in the city that was contaminated by the Fukushima reactor meltdowns five years ago. This marked the first …

Posted on 28 June 2016 | 10:44 pm

Fukushima Wake Up Call – Sputnik International


Fukushima Wake Up Call
Sputnik International
These improvements need to go beyond the current, post-Fukushima response to include hardened and redundant physical surveillance systems such as cameras, radiation monitors, pool temperature and water-level monitors, and means to deliver makeup …

Posted on 28 June 2016 | 11:58 am

Fukushima Accident Rained Glass Particles on Tokyo – DNews – Seeker


DNews – Seeker

Fukushima Accident Rained Glass Particles on Tokyo
DNews – Seeker
Fukushima Accident Rained Glass Particles on Tokyo. The disaster deposited radioactive particles that likely stayed in the environment until removed by direct washing or physical removal. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, via Wikipedia Commons.

Posted on 27 June 2016 | 10:14 pm

Radioactive cesium fallout on Tokyo from Fukushima concentrated in glass microparticles – Phys.Org


Inverse

Radioactive cesium fallout on Tokyo from Fukushima concentrated in glass microparticles
Phys.Org
New research shows that most of the radioactive fallout which landed on downtown Tokyo a few days after the Fukushima accident was concentrated and deposited in non-soluble glass microparticles, as a type of 'glassy soot'. This meant that most of the …
Radioactive "Glassy Soot" Fell Over Tokyo After the Fukushima MeltdownInverse
Geochemists Discover Deposition of Radioactive Cesium Fallout from Fukushima in Glass MicroparticlesAZoM

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Posted on 27 June 2016 | 7:56 am

BHP: Fukushima set uranium industry back for years – The Australian


The Australian

BHP: Fukushima set uranium industry back for years
The Australian
A key reason for BHP Billiton's decision four years ago to indefinitely mothball a $30 billion plan to turn Olympic Dam into the world's biggest uranium mine was the Fukushima nuclear plant explosion rather than cost concerns, it has been revealed.

Posted on 26 June 2016 | 2:07 pm

Fukushima rice to go on sale in UK for first time since 2011 nuclear crisis – Telegraph.co.uk


Telegraph.co.uk

Fukushima rice to go on sale in UK for first time since 2011 nuclear crisis
Telegraph.co.uk
The UK will become the third nation – after Singapore and Malaysia – to commercially import rice from Fukushima since the earthquake and tsunami triggered a nuclear power plant meltdown in March 2011. The Fukushima rice, called Ten no Tsubu, will …
The Ghosts of FukushimaNew Republic
Fukushima rice to be sold in BritainRT
Britain to resume rice imports from FukushimaBusiness Standard
Sputnik International
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Posted on 20 June 2016 | 4:47 pm