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New kelp tests will show if Fukushima radiation has reached West Coast – 89.3 KPCC


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New kelp tests will show if Fukushima radiation has reached West Coast
89.3 KPCC
This spring, scientists tested kelp along the West Coast to see if the abundant sea plant had absorbed any radiation from Japan's Fukushima nuclear power facility. The results were negative, meaning radioactive isotopes associated with Fukushima hadn't …

Posted on 30 July 2014 | 2:15 pm

No Fukushima radiation in tests off US West Coast: scientists – Reuters


No Fukushima radiation in tests off US West Coast: scientists
Reuters
PORTLAND Ore. (Reuters) – Tests of water off the U.S. West Coast have found no signs of radiation from Japan's 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster, although low levels of radiation are ultimately expected to reach the U.S. shore, scientists said on Tuesday.

Posted on 30 July 2014 | 1:07 am

Government offers ¥230 billion over 30 years if Fukushima temporarily stores … – The Japan Times


Government offers ¥230 billion over 30 years if Fukushima temporarily stores
The Japan Times
The administration of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has offered to pay the Fukushima Prefectural Government ¥230 billion over the next 30 years if the prefecture hosts temporary storage facilities for soil tainted by radiation from the March 2011 nuclear

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Posted on 30 July 2014 | 12:18 am

No Fukushima radiation in Oregon, group says – KATU


KATU

No Fukushima radiation in Oregon, group says
KATU
FILE – In this March 21, 2011 file photo provided by Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO), smoke rises from the Unit 3 reactor of the tsunami-damaged Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant in Okuma town, Fukushima prefecture, northeastern Japan. The U.S. …

Posted on 29 July 2014 | 7:14 pm

Group: No Fukushima radiation in Northwest – The Columbian


Group: No Fukushima radiation in Northwest
The Columbian
The Statesman Journal reports Monday (http://stjr.nl/1pAQGw7) massive amounts of contaminated water were released from the Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan after the 2011 earthquake and tsunami. Scientists say the radiation will hit the U.S. this …

Posted on 29 July 2014 | 5:01 pm

No Fukushima radiation found in Oregon, conservation group says – The Oregonian


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No Fukushima radiation found in Oregon, conservation group says
The Oregonian
Workers drill pipes into the ground that will be used to create a frozen underground wall to surround the crippled reactor buildings at Tokyo Electric Power Co.'s Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant in Okuma, Fukushima Prefecture, northeast of Tokyo, …
No Fukushima radiation in tests off US West CoastTelegraph.co.uk
Fukushima Radiation Absent From Waters Along U.S. West Coast, Scientists SayHuffington Post
No Fukushima radiation in Oregon, scientists sayKOIN.com
the Diplomat -The Japan Times -KING5.com
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Posted on 29 July 2014 | 2:57 pm

Oregon coast: No Fukushima radiation yet – Statesman Journal


Oregon coast: No Fukushima radiation yet
Statesman Journal
A crowdsourced effort to test West Coast waters for radiation from the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant has its first result from Oregon. The sample, taken last month in Pacific City, showed no evidence of radiation from the Japanese power plant.

Posted on 29 July 2014 | 4:35 am

Fukushima-area river declared Japan’s cleanest – Straight.com


Fukushima-area river declared Japan's cleanest
Straight.com
Fukushima city is located about 70 kilometres west of the devastated Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, which suffered triple core meltdowns after the earthquake and tsunami that struck eastern Japan in March 2011 and killed about 19,000 people.

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Posted on 27 July 2014 | 6:42 pm

Japanese monkeys’ abnormal blood linked to Fukushima disaster – study – The Guardian


The Guardian

Japanese monkeys' abnormal blood linked to Fukushima disaster – study
The Guardian
Wild monkeys in the Fukushima region of Japan have blood abnormalities linked to the radioactive fall-out from the 2011 nuclear power plant disaster, according to a new scientific study that may help increase the understanding of radiation on human health.
Fukushima monkeys' blood shows signs of radiation exposureFox News
Abnormalities in Japanese monkeys linked to Fukushima nuclear disasterRT
Fukushima Study: Think About Unthinkable DisastersABC News
Breitbart News -The Independent
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Posted on 25 July 2014 | 9:57 am

Doubts over ice wall to keep Fukushima safe from damaged nuclear reactors – The Guardian


The Guardian

Doubts over ice wall to keep Fukushima safe from damaged nuclear reactors
The Guardian
If all goes to plan, by next March Fukushima Daiichi's four damaged reactors will be surrounded by an underground frozen wall that will be a barrier between highly toxic water used to cool melted fuel inside reactor basements and clean groundwater
Japan nuclear regulator gives first plant security clearance since FukushimaFox News
Japan set to re-open first nuclear reactor since Fukushima disasterIrish Independent
Japan nuclear plant gets safety OK, first to restart since Fukushima disasterThe Globe and Mail
Times of India -International Business Times AU -The Japan Times
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Posted on 14 July 2014 | 9:13 am

Fukushima – Yahoo News Search Results

No Fukushima radiation in tests off US West Coast

Low levels of radiaction from 2011 Fukushima disaster expected to reach America, but inital tests show no sign yet

Posted on 30 July 2014 | 1:08 am

No Fukushima radiation in tests off U.S. West Coast: scientists

By Courtney Sherwood PORTLAND Ore. (Reuters) – Tests of water off the U.S. West Coast have found no signs of radiation from Japan's 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster, although low levels of radiation are ultimately expected to reach the U.S. shore, scientists said on Tuesday. Results obtained this week in tests of water gathered by an Oregon conservation group and tested by East Coast scientists …

Posted on 29 July 2014 | 11:14 pm

Fukushima-area river declared Japan's cleanest

News Features » Fukushima Prefecture’s Arakawa River has been deemed to be the cleanest river in Japan by the federal Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport, and Fukushima-area river declared Japan's cleanest

Posted on 26 July 2014 | 10:20 pm

Fukushima Monkeys Show Signs of Radiation Exposure

Wild monkeys living near the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant were affected by the meltdown, scientists say.

Posted on 25 July 2014 | 12:26 am

Fukushima Monkeys Shows Signs of Radiation Exposure

Wild monkeys living near the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant were affected by the meltdown, scientists say.

Posted on 24 July 2014 | 11:56 pm

Fukushima monkeys show signs of radiation

Wild monkeys living in forests near Japan's devastated Fukushima nuclear reactor show worrying signs of radiation exposure

Posted on 24 July 2014 | 10:10 pm

Fukushima study emphasizes unthinkable US nuclear disasters

A Fukushima study released Thursday advises the US nuclear industry to protect against highly unlikely but worst-case scenarios. Earthquakes, floods, tsunamis, and solar storms are among the unusual events studied by the National Academy of Sciences in its Fukushima study.

Posted on 24 July 2014 | 7:40 pm

Fukushima Monkeys' Blood Shows Signs of Radiation Exposure

Wild monkeys living in forests of Fukushima — the Japanese city that was the site of a nuclear power plant meltdown in 2011 — have lower blood cell counts than monkeys from northern Japan, and carry detectable levels of cesium in their bodies, researchers have found. The researchers studied blood changes and signs of radiation exposure in 61 monkeys living 43 miles (70 kilometers) from the …

Posted on 24 July 2014 | 6:49 pm

Fukushima study: Think about unthinkable disasters

WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. science advisory report says Japan's Fukushima nuclear accident offers a key lesson to the nation's nuclear industry: Focus more on the highly unlikely but worst case scenarios.

Posted on 24 July 2014 | 6:44 pm

Fukushima monkeys show possible 'effects of radiation'

Monkeys near the stricken Fukushima nuclear power plant have lower blood cell counts than cousins living further away, possibly because of radiation exposure, a study said Thursday. Fewer blood cells could make the monkeys more prone to disease, they said, and "may suggest that the immune system has been compromised to some extent". The team had compared white and red blood cell levels in …

Posted on 24 July 2014 | 6:10 pm