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TEPCO ordered to pay compensation in landmark Fukushima suicide case – CNN


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TEPCO ordered to pay compensation in landmark Fukushima suicide case
CNN
Tokyo, Japan (CNN) — Four years after the meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, questions about the lingering physical and mental health toll of the disaster persist. The Fukushima District Court ruled Tuesday in favor of a family who filed
Fukushima suicide victim's family wins damagesThe Guardian
Tepco to pay damages in Fukushima suicide caseBBC News
Japan's former PM tells of Tokyo evacuation risk after FukushimaBrisbane Times
RT -Reuters UK
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Posted on 27 August 2014 | 3:19 pm

TEPCO found liable in Fukushima suicide case – WPTZ The Champlain Valley


TEPCO found liable in Fukushima suicide case
WPTZ The Champlain Valley
The Fukushima District Court ruled Tuesday in favor of a family who filed a landmark lawsuit blaming Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO), the plant operator of the crippled nuclear reactor, for the suicide of a woman in 2011. Four months after three …

Posted on 27 August 2014 | 8:06 am

Fukushima nuclear crisis estimated to cost ¥11 trillion: study – The Japan Times


Fukushima nuclear crisis estimated to cost ¥11 trillion: study
The Japan Times
The figure includes ¥4.91 trillion to compensate affected residents, ¥2.48 trillion for radiation cleanup work, ¥2.17 trillion to scrap the Fukushima No. 1 plant and ¥1.06 trillion to temporarily store radioactive soil and other waste generated by

Posted on 27 August 2014 | 4:30 am

New research suggests even low-level radiation in Fukushima negatively … – ROCKETNEWS24


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New research suggests even low-level radiation in Fukushima negatively
ROCKETNEWS24
Dr. Timothy Mousseau, professor of Biological Sciences at the University of South Carolina and researcher for the Chernobyl and Fukushima Research Initiative, presented new findings to the International Ornithological Congress in Tokyo last week that …
Thyroid Cancer in Children Surge in Fukushima Since Nuclear MeltdownCenter for Research on Globalization
Thyroid Cancer in Young People Surge in Fukushima Since Nuclear MeltdownTargeted News Service (subscription)

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Posted on 27 August 2014 | 1:43 am

Tepco ordered to compensate in Fukushima suicide case – Deutsche Welle


Tepco ordered to compensate in Fukushima suicide case
Deutsche Welle
A Japanese court ordered the Tokyo Electric Power Company (Tepco) to pay 49 million yen (357,000 euros) in damages to the family of 58-year-old Hamako Watanabe, who committed suicide after falling into depression following the 2011 Fukushima nuclear …

Posted on 26 August 2014 | 3:36 pm

Japan Court Rules Fukushima Nuclear Operator Tepco Responsible For … – Huffington Post


Japan Court Rules Fukushima Nuclear Operator Tepco Responsible For
Huffington Post
FUKUSHIMA, Japan, Aug 26 (Reuters) – The operator of Japanese nuclear reactors that melted down in 2011 is responsible for the suicide of a woman who became depressed after the accident and it must pay $472,000 in compensation, a court ruled on …

Posted on 26 August 2014 | 1:52 pm

What was deadly at Fukushima? – World Nuclear News


What was deadly at Fukushima?
World Nuclear News
What turned Fukushima from a medium-ranking industrial accident, of the kind that happens perhaps eight or ten times a year, into a disaster, with a reported death toll among the evacuees of over 1000? It wasn't the radiation, writes Malcolm Grimston.

Posted on 26 August 2014 | 10:33 am

Fukushima Watch: Early Data on Thyroid Cancer Released – Wall Street Journal (blog)


Wall Street Journal (blog)

Fukushima Watch: Early Data on Thyroid Cancer Released
Wall Street Journal (blog)
A study by researchers in Fukushima prefecture found 57 minors in the prefecture have been diagnosed with thyroid cancer so far and another 46 are showing symptoms that suggest they may also have the disease. Thyroid cancer can be caused by …
Elevated Rates Of Thyroid Cancer Found In Fukushima YouthMintpress News

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Posted on 25 August 2014 | 8:47 am

No One Wants You to Know How Bad Fukushima Might Still Be – VICE News


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No One Wants You to Know How Bad Fukushima Might Still Be
VICE News
In July, when the Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) announced it would move forward with its plan to construct an "ice wall" around the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant's failed reactors, it seemed like a step backwards. In June, the utility …
Physicists Say Fukushima Reactors Pose Eternal Threat to HumanityRIA Novosti
Is Japan's nuclear plan safe?Arab News
Ex-Japan PM disavows nuclear powerEchonetdaily
Asahi Shimbun
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Posted on 24 August 2014 | 1:38 pm

US sailors prepare for fresh legal challenge over Fukushima radiation – The Guardian


The Guardian

US sailors prepare for fresh legal challenge over Fukushima radiation
The Guardian
Tsunami and Fukushima accident : USS Ronald Reagan sailors during Operation Tomodachi Sailors scrub the deck of the USS Ronald Reagan to remove potential radiation contamination following the Fukushima nuclear disaster. Photograph: Handout/Getty …
The World's Most Dangerous RoomTIME
Fukushima radioactive water 'ice plug' plan failsTelegraph.co.uk
Fukushima food imports ban lifted, but AVA still conducting checksChannel News Asia
CleanTechnica -The Japan Times
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Posted on 21 August 2014 | 4:40 pm

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TEPCO ordered to pay in landmark Fukushima suicide case

Four years after the meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, questions about the lingering physical and mental health toll of the disaster persist.

Posted on 27 August 2014 | 3:15 pm

Japan's former PM tells of Tokyo evacuation risk after Fukushima

Naoto Kan was Japan's prime minister at the time of the Fukushima nuclear disaster in 2011 and he is in Brisbane today to persuade Queenslanders against nuclear power and nuclear exports.

Posted on 27 August 2014 | 2:15 pm

Compensation for Fukushima suicide

Four years after the meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, questions about the lingering physical and mental health toll of the disaster persist.

Posted on 27 August 2014 | 11:24 am

Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant owner liable in suicide, court says

Ed Adamczyk FUKUSHIMA, Japan, Aug. 26 (UPI) — A Fukushima, Japan, court ruled Tuesday a power plant owner is liable for a woman's suicide, prompted by the 2011 nuclear plant meltdown.

Posted on 26 August 2014 | 8:17 pm

Japanese court rules against nuclear operator in suicide suit

By Lisa Twaronite FUKUSHIMA Japan (Reuters) – The operator of Japanese nuclear reactors that melted down in 2011 is responsible for the suicide of a woman who became depressed after the accident and it must pay $472,000 in compensation, a court ruled on Tuesday. The surprise ruling could set a precedent for more claims for compensation in connection with the triple nuclear meltdown at the …

Posted on 26 August 2014 | 12:35 pm

Tepco in Fukushima suicide ruling

A court orders the operator of the Fukushima nuclear plant to pay damages to the family of an evacuee who killed herself.

Posted on 26 August 2014 | 8:23 am

Fukushima suicide victim's family wins damages

Family of Hamako Watanabe, who fled nuclear disaster and later doused herself in petrol, successfully sue plant operator Tepco The family of a Japanese woman who fatally set herself on fire after being forced to flee the nuclear disaster at Fukushima has been awarded nearly £285,000 in damages, according to reports. It was the first time that the operator of the stricken plant, Tokyo Electric …

Posted on 26 August 2014 | 8:03 am

Fukushima operator ordered to compensate for suicide

The family of a Japanese woman who fatally set herself on fire after being forced to flee the nuclear disaster at Fukushima was awarded nearly half a million dollars in damages Tuesday, reports said. It was the first time that the operator of the stricken plant, Tokyo Electric Power Co (TEPCO), has been ordered to pay compensation for a suicide linked to the 2011 nuclear disaster. A 9.0 undersea …

Posted on 26 August 2014 | 6:20 am

Fukushima court rules against nuclear operator in suicide suit

By Lisa Twaronite FUKUSHIMA Japan (Reuters) – A Japanese court has ruled that Fukushima nuclear operator Tokyo Electric was responsible for a woman's suicide after the March 2011 disaster and must pay compensation, in a landmark ruling that could set a precedent for other claims against the utility. The civil suit by Mikio Watanabe claimed that Tokyo Electric Power Co Inc (Tepco) was to blame …

Posted on 26 August 2014 | 6:11 am

Japan to resume Fukushima rice exports

Japan is to restart exports of rice grown in Fukushima for the first time since foreign sales were halted due to fears of contamination by the nuclear disaster there, officials said Tuesday. The National Federation of Agricultural Cooperative Associations (Zen-Noh), a major wholesaler of Japanese agricultural products, said it will send 300 kilograms (660 pounds) of the grain to Singapore. The …

Posted on 19 August 2014 | 7:48 am