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Highly radioactive water leak at Fukushima No. 1 nuke plant – The Mainichi


The Mainichi

Highly radioactive water leak at Fukushima No. 1 nuke plant
The Mainichi
In the background, from left, the No. 1, 2, 3, and 4 reactor buildings of the Fukushima No. 1 Nuclear Power Plant are seen, in Okuma, Fukushima Prefecture, on Oct. 31, 2016. In front are tanks used to store contaminated water. (Mainichi). Highly
Tepco poised to float 10-year bondsNikkei Asian Review

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Posted on 18 August 2017 | 3:22 am

Fukushima nuke disaster evacuees return home to find wildlife has taken over – The Mainichi


The Mainichi

Fukushima nuke disaster evacuees return home to find wildlife has taken over
The Mainichi
FUKUSHIMA — As evacuation orders for some areas near the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant are gradually rolled back, residents are returning to find that in the some six years since the meltdowns at the plant, wildlife has taken over their hometowns

Posted on 17 August 2017 | 8:17 am

High-priced Fukushima ice wall nears completion, but effectiveness … – The Mainichi


The Mainichi

High-priced Fukushima ice wall nears completion, but effectiveness …
The Mainichi
A subterranean ice wall surrounding the nuclear reactors at the stricken Fukushima No. 1 Nuclear Power Plant to block groundwater from flowing in and out of …
NRA gives OK to freeze all ice wall at Fukushima nuclear plant:The …Asahi Shimbun

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Posted on 16 August 2017 | 7:38 am

Suspected WWII-Era Bomb Discovered at Fukushima Power Plant – Live Science


Live Science

Suspected WWII-Era Bomb Discovered at Fukushima Power Plant
Live Science
An undetonated World War II-era bomb was found on the grounds of the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant in Japan.

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Posted on 15 August 2017 | 6:21 pm

Unexploded WW2 Bomb Found Near Fukushima Nuclear Plant … – IFLScience


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Unexploded WW2 Bomb Found Near Fukushima Nuclear Plant …
IFLScience
A suspected unexploded bomb from the Second World War has been found near the Fukushima nuclear power plant – but don't worry, it's too far away to cause …
Possible Unexploded WW2 Munitions Found At Fukushima …ExtremeTech

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Posted on 14 August 2017 | 11:59 am

Did Fukushima Officials Warn That Humans Should Never Eat Pacific Ocean Fish Again? – snopes.com


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Did Fukushima Officials Warn That Humans Should Never Eat Pacific Ocean Fish Again?
snopes.com
If the phrase “your days of eating fish from the Pacific Ocean are over” sounds familiar, it's because this quote has been used in a variety of fear-mongering posts related to Fukushima since 2013. The claim doesn't originate with a scientist, but with

Posted on 11 August 2017 | 2:05 am

Fukushima disaster: ‘WW2 bomb’ found at Japan nuclear site – BBC News


BBC News

Fukushima disaster: 'WW2 bomb' found at Japan nuclear site
BBC News
A suspected unexploded bomb has been found at the site of the Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan. The US is thought to have dropped the 89cm-long (3ft) device during WW2. It was found by workers building a car park at the site where a four-decade-long …
A WWII Bomb Has Been Found at the Fukushima Nuclear SiteAtlas Obscura
Fukushima Nuclear Plant Workers Unearth Suspected World War II Unexploded BombNewsweek
Suspected WWII-era bomb dug up near Fukushima nuke plantABC News
Irish Times –South China Morning Post –The Mainichi –UPI.com
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Posted on 10 August 2017 | 9:43 am

Fukushima: Summertime Images Show Nature Assert Itself After a … – Newsweek


Newsweek

Fukushima: Summertime Images Show Nature Assert Itself After a …
Newsweek
Nature is having its say in the abandoned surroundings of Japan's failed Fukushima nuclear plant, reclaiming the area in a spectacular display of its power.
Fukushima Nuclear Waste Could Be Dumped in Pacific OceanThe Epoch Times

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Posted on 3 August 2017 | 6:10 pm

Fukushima’s melted nuclear fuel likely sighted in ghostly underwater images – Washington Post


Washington Post

Fukushima's melted nuclear fuel likely sighted in ghostly underwater images
Washington Post
Thanks to an underwater robot nicknamed “Little Sunfish,” authorities in Japan may have reached a critical stage in the cleanup effort following 2011's Fukushima disaster. Late last week and this weekend the unmanned craft poked through the ruins of
Fukushima robot reveals first sign of melted fuel in submerged reactorCNN
Robot probes Fukushima reactor in clean-up effortFinancial Times
FUKE NEWS: Robot snaps inside drowned Fukushima nuke plantThe Register
Straight.com (blog) –Sky News –BBC News
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Posted on 24 July 2017 | 9:06 am

Japan Pictures Likely Show Melted Fukushima Fuel for First Time – Bloomberg


Bloomberg

Japan Pictures Likely Show Melted Fukushima Fuel for First Time
Bloomberg
New images show what is likely to be melted nuclear fuel hanging from inside one of Japan's wrecked Fukushima reactors, a potential milestone in the cleanup of one of the worst atomic disasters in history. Tokyo Electric Power Co. Holdings Inc., Japan
Fukushima disaster: Robot finds possible melted nuclear fuelBBC News
First Look Inside Fukushima Reactor RevealedNational Geographic
In Fukushima Milestone, Underwater Robot Likely Finds Melted Nuclear FuelHuffPost
New York Daily News –The Independent
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Posted on 22 July 2017 | 12:50 am

Fukushima – BingNews

Highly radioactive water leak at Fukushima No. 1 nuke plant

In the background, from left, the No. 1, 2, 3, and 4 reactor buildings of the Fukushima No. 1 Nuclear Power Plant are seen, in Okuma, Fukushima Prefecture, on Oct. 31, 2016. In front are tanks used to store contaminated water. (Mainichi) Highly radioactive …

Posted on 17 August 2017 | 10:25 pm

High-priced Fukushima ice wall nears completion, but effectiveness doubtful

A subterranean ice wall surrounding the nuclear reactors at the stricken Fukushima No. 1 Nuclear Power Plant to block groundwater from flowing in and out of the plant buildings has approached completion. Initially, the ice wall was lauded as a trump card …

Posted on 17 August 2017 | 9:35 pm

Experts Tell All On Fukushima Unit 2

This is a continuing report on the new findings for the reactors at Fukushima Daiichi from the recent NDF Conference. We have broken down this information by reactor unit due to the size. This article focuses only on unit 2.

Posted on 17 August 2017 | 1:23 pm

Event Wrap: JANOG 40, Fukushima

APNIC staff were among more than 800 people who participated in the 40th Japan Network Operators Group meeting — JANOG 40 — held from 26 to 28 July in Fukushima, Japan. Now celebrating its 20th anniversary, JANOG meetings focus on up-to-date technical …

Posted on 17 August 2017 | 5:42 am

Michio Kaku On Fukushima 2017: ‘Nuclear Fission Is A Faustian Bargain’ [Opinion]

The following article is entirely the opinion of Kim McLendon and does not reflect the views of the Inquisitr. Michio Kaku, a string theory physicist, gave his evaluation of the current state of containment at the Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan.

Posted on 17 August 2017 | 1:30 am

Suspected WWII-Era Bomb Discovered at Fukushima Power Plant

A TEPCO employee looks at a destroyed reactor at Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. Credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty The Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant is still severely damaged from the magnitude-9.0 earthquake and massive tsunami that crippled it …

Posted on 14 August 2017 | 11:18 pm

Possible Unexploded WW2 Munitions Found At Fukushima

Workers at the decommissioned nuclear power plant Fukushima Daiichi have reported finding an unexploded bomb at a parking lot undergoing maintenance. The bomb (or bomb-like object) is reportedly 33 inches long and 6 inches in diameter. It is not clear if …

Posted on 14 August 2017 | 6:18 am

Fukushima’s 777,000 Tons Of Nuclear Waste Will Be Dumped Into The Ocean

As if the Fukushima disaster wasn’t catastrophic enough, the company responsible for cleaning up the mess is planning to dump 580 barrels of radioactive hydrogen into the Pacific Ocean. The radioactive waste, known as tritium, has already ruined 777,000 …

Posted on 13 August 2017 | 9:09 pm

Suspected Bomb From WW2 Found at Fukushima Nuclear Site

In a classic case of adding insult to injury, workers at the beleaguered Fukushima nuclear power plant have uncovered what appears to be an undetonated bomb dating back to the Second World War. As reported in The Mainichi, a Fukushima excavation worker …

Posted on 11 August 2017 | 11:05 am

Fukushima Nuke Plant Bomb Found From WWII

A World War II bomb was found Thursday within Japan’s crippled Fukushima nuke plant, an official said, with police called in to investigate. The 2.9-foot object, believed to be an unexploded bomb dropped by the United States during the war, was discovered …

Posted on 10 August 2017 | 4:11 am

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