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Japanese cab drivers claim to have ghost passengers in Fukushima tsunami zone – International Business Times AU


International Business Times AU

Japanese cab drivers claim to have ghost passengers in Fukushima tsunami zone
International Business Times AU
After the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami that shook Japan and caused a meltdown of the Fukushima Nuclear Plant, seven taxi drivers in the prefecture claimed having ghost passengers. A sociology major in Tohoku Gakuin University, in her graduation …
Memorial Commemorating Earthquake Victims Is Made From A Demolished HouseCo.Design

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Posted on 10 February 2016 | 3:08 am

Japan’s nuclear disaster Fukushima cleanup still a daunting task – Nikkei Asian Review


Nikkei Asian Review

Japan's nuclear disaster Fukushima cleanup still a daunting task
Nikkei Asian Review
TOKYO — Nearly five years after a devastating earthquake and tsunami, the wreckage that litters the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant underscores the massive undertaking of decommissioning the reactors that is expected to take decades. The Nos. 1, 2 and

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Posted on 9 February 2016 | 7:21 pm

Japan’s environment minister denies mocking radiation fears of Fukushima residents – The Japan Times


The Japan Times

Japan's environment minister denies mocking radiation fears of Fukushima residents
The Japan Times
Environment Minister Tamayo Marukawa came under fire Tuesday for what opposition lawmakers called an insensitive gaffe that appeared to ridicule the fears of people in Fukushima Prefecture over radiation exposure. At the center of the controversy was a …

Posted on 9 February 2016 | 9:40 am

External radiation doses in Fukushima comparable to those of Europe: study – The Japan Times


External radiation doses in Fukushima comparable to those of Europe: study
The Japan Times
Speaking at the Foreign Correspondents' Club of Japan, Ryugo Hayano, a professor in the University of Tokyo's physics department, said that while the effect of the 2011 meltdowns at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant definitely remains, radiation levels

Posted on 8 February 2016 | 11:02 am

‘Voluntary’ Fukushima evacuees denounce end of free housing, new assistance plan – Asahi Shimbun


Asahi Shimbun

'Voluntary' Fukushima evacuees denounce end of free housing, new assistance plan
Asahi Shimbun
The Fukushima prefectural government is maintaining its plan to terminate the free housing program for “voluntary” evacuees from the nuclear disaster despite a barrage of criticism and complaints expressed during an explanatory meeting. Fukushima

Posted on 8 February 2016 | 8:14 am

Chief optimistic Tepco earnings can cover Fukushima plant clean-up – Financial Times


Financial Times

Chief optimistic Tepco earnings can cover Fukushima plant clean-up
Financial Times
His comments highlight the tension between Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's goals of making Tepco pay for the Fukushima clean-up following one of the world's worst nuclear accidents and boosting Japan's competitiveness by opening up the electricity market.

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Posted on 7 February 2016 | 6:22 pm

Species decline found in area south of Fukushima N-plant – The Japan News


Species decline found in area south of Fukushima N-plant
The Japan News
The Yomiuri Shimbun The National Institute for Environmental Studies (NIES) revealed that the total number of sessile species, such as barnacles and snails, has been decreasing significantly along the coast within 10 kilometers south of the Fukushima No.

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Posted on 7 February 2016 | 12:15 pm

Chilling Fukushima pictures show ghost town abandoned in aftermath of massive nuclear disaster – Mirror.co.uk


Mirror.co.uk

Chilling Fukushima pictures show ghost town abandoned in aftermath of massive nuclear disaster
Mirror.co.uk
A gigantic 50ft wave swamped the seawall at the Fukushima power plant, sparking equipment failures and allowing radioactive materials to escape. Towns and villages housing hundreds of thousands of people were evacuated as a major nuclear event was …
Nuclear wasteland: Eerie pictures show the aftermath of Fukushima disaster five years onScottish Daily Record

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Posted on 6 February 2016 | 11:19 am

How Kurion Plans to Clean Up Fukushima’s Tritium Nuclear Waste – Bloomberg


Bloomberg

How Kurion Plans to Clean Up Fukushima's Tritium Nuclear Waste
Bloomberg
To show it can handle the tritium at Fukushima, Kurion brought a large-scale demo online at its Richland, Wash., office late last year. Kurion says it could begin processing Fukushima's tritium-contaminated water in as little as 18 months, but that

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Posted on 4 February 2016 | 7:55 pm

As memory of Chernobyl, Fukushima fades, activists renew nuclear warning – Climate Home


Climate Home

As memory of Chernobyl, Fukushima fades, activists renew nuclear warning
Climate Home
The economics might still defeat the case for the £18bn ($26bn) Hinkley Point C reactor in Somerset, but do not underestimate the risks, the panel which included a Japanese policy researcher, a manager of a Fukushima evacuees centre and a UK academic, …
Japan turns on third nuclear reactor since post-Fukushima banChannel News Asia
Japan brings second nuke complex since Fukushima disasterBusiness Standard
Japan Restarts 3rd Nuclear Reactor After Fukushima DisasterSputnik International
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Posted on 29 January 2016 | 3:11 pm