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On the Fourth Anniversary of Fukushima, Artists Install an Exhibition Amid the … – Hyperallergic


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On the Fourth Anniversary of Fukushima, Artists Install an Exhibition Amid the
Hyperallergic
It's an art exhibition you can't visit. Not yet, at least, until officials declare the Fukushima exclusion zone habitable again, which for certain areas could take decades. The zone, comprised of land within a 12-mile radius of the Tepco-owned

Posted on 3 August 2015 | 10:44 pm

Japan Builds World’s Largest Floating Wind Turbine off Fukushima – NBCNews.com


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Japan Builds World's Largest Floating Wind Turbine off Fukushima
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FUKUSHIMA, Japan — Engineers in Japan have installed the world's largest floating wind turbine, a towering 344-foot structure that is billed as being able to withstand 65-foot waves and even tsunamis. The 7 megawatt turbine was fastened to the seabed
Japan installs world's largest floating wind turbine to offset Fukushima lossBig News Network.com
Mental health issue looms over radiation risktce today
Biggest Fallout Of Modern Nuclear Disasters Is Mental, Not Physical IllnessYahoo News UK
Daily Pakistan -Allentown Morning Call
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Posted on 3 August 2015 | 9:26 am

Company hails breakthrough in Fukushima nuclear clear-up – euronews


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Company hails breakthrough in Fukushima nuclear clear-up
euronews
The Fukushima nuclear plant was extensively damaged as a result of a massive earthquake and tsunami in 2011. The company has faced a stream of legal cases and compensation claims over the disaster and some of its executives at the time could still face …
Fuel handling machine removed from Fukushima Daiichi 3World Nuclear News
Major debris removed from Fukushima N-fuel poolThe Japan News
TEPCO removes 20-ton fuel handling machine from Fukushima fuel poolRT
Yahoo7 News -Wall Street Journal (blog)
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Posted on 3 August 2015 | 5:16 am

3 Former Executives to Be Prosecuted in Fukushima Nuclear Disaster – New York Times


New York Times

3 Former Executives to Be Prosecuted in Fukushima Nuclear Disaster
New York Times
TOKYO — In the first criminal prosecutions of officials connected to the Fukushima nuclear plant disaster of 2011, the Japanese authorities said Friday that they would move forward with cases against three former executives of the Tokyo Electric Power …
Fukushima disaster: Tepco executives to face trialBBC News
Fukushima Nuclear Disaster: Three Executives Face Criminal ChargesNBCNews.com
Power plant executives to face Fukushima charges for first timeWashington Post
Al Jazeera America -Reuters
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Posted on 31 July 2015 | 11:26 pm

Fukushima high school evacuee to share experiences at United Nations – Asahi Shimbun


Asahi Shimbun

Fukushima high school evacuee to share experiences at United Nations
Asahi Shimbun
IWAKI, Fukushima Prefecture–A high school student who thought she was only temporarily fleeing her home during the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster and remains an evacuee to this day, will address an event at the United Nations headquarters this …

Posted on 31 July 2015 | 7:00 pm

Psychological impact of nuclear disasters like Fukushima more damaging than … – The Independent


The Independent

Psychological impact of nuclear disasters like Fukushima more damaging than
The Independent
No-one has died as a result of radiation exposure in Fukushima, Japan, where damage to the nuclear power plant caused by the March 2011 tsunami and the release of large amounts of radioactive material led to the mass evacuation of 170,000 people living …
Fukushima Nuclear Disaster Indictment: 5 Fast Facts You Need to KnowHeavy.com
Health fallout from Fukushima mainly mental: studiesYahoo News UK
3 ex-TEPCO execs to face criminal charges over Fukushima nuclear crisisStars and Stripes

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Posted on 31 July 2015 | 12:49 pm

Fukushima wind group anchors world’s biggest floating turbine – Recharge (subscription)


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Fukushima wind group anchors world's biggest floating turbine
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The state-backed group — which includes the University of Tokyo, Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding and Furukawa Electric — towed the turbine to the Fukushima Forward testing site earlier this week. The 7MW turbine — which features a unique …

Posted on 31 July 2015 | 8:40 am

Family sue Fukushima operator after 102-year old killed himself – Daily Mail


Daily Mail

Family sue Fukushima operator after 102-year old killed himself
Daily Mail
The family of a 102-year-old man who killed himself rather than be evacuated from his village after it was hit by nuclear disaster have sued the Fukushima operator. Fumio Okubo was the oldest resident of Iitate, a village just 25 miles from the power
Fukushima operator sued over suicide of 102-yo by hanging during evacuationRT
Fukushima Nuke Plant Operators Begin Key Stage of DecommissioningNBCNews.com
“Normalizing” Nuclear Catastrophe: Japan's Abe Government Risks Fukushima Center for Research on Globalization
World Nuclear News -Hawaii News Now -Yahoo News UK
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Posted on 30 July 2015 | 6:25 pm

Fukushima Operator Prepares to Lift 20-Ton Debris From Fuel Pool – Wall Street Journal (blog)


Wall Street Journal (blog)

Fukushima Operator Prepares to Lift 20-Ton Debris From Fuel Pool
Wall Street Journal (blog)
The latest challenge at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant is to remove a 20-ton piece of debris from a pool holding over 500 spent fuel rods. More than four years after the plant was hit by a massive earthquake and tsunami, Fukushima Daiichi's …

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Posted on 27 July 2015 | 7:48 am

Are ‘Mutated’ Daisies Really Caused by Fukushima Radiation? – National Geographic


National Geographic

Are 'Mutated' Daisies Really Caused by Fukushima Radiation?
National Geographic
Twitter user @san_kaido first shared the picture in late May, from Nasushiobara City. That's about 108 miles (173 kilometers) southwest of the Fukushima Daiichi power plant, which was disabled by the March 2011 tsunami and leaked radiation into the …
Mutant daisies photographed near Fukushima site go viralThe Weather Network
Don't Freak Out Over the Funky Flowers That Appeared Near FukushimaSmithsonian
Fukushima disaster: 'Mutant flowers' found near ground zero four years after Mirror.co.uk
NEWS.com.au -Business Insider -Huffington Post
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Posted on 23 July 2015 | 5:15 pm