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Fukushima – Google News

Japan says Fukushima residents can return home, despite NGO report warning of high radiation level – Fox News


Fox News

Japan says Fukushima residents can return home, despite NGO report warning of high radiation level
Fox News
Almost six years after he was forced to leave his home following the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster, the Japanese government informed Toru Anzai that it was safe for him to return to the small agricultural village of Iitate. Anzai and the rest of

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 9:29 pm

Fukushima operator eyes plan to clean up plant – News24


News24

Fukushima operator eyes plan to clean up plant
News24
Fukushima – The operator of Japan's stricken Fukushima nuclear plant said onThursday it will craft a plan this summer to extract highly radioactive fuel from the damaged reactors – a key step in decommissioning work expected to take decades. Operator …
Pics from Fukushima robots not enough to devise fuel-removal plan for reactor 2: TepcoThe Japan Times
Radiation Levels at Fukushima Is So High It Killed Two RobotsEcoWatch
6 years on, Fukushima still haunted by nuclear scareGlobal Times
The Missouri Injury Blog (blog) –Xinhua
all 7 news articles »

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 8:45 pm

ESSAY: The Ongoing Fukushima Disaster – Pagosa Daily Post


ESSAY: The Ongoing Fukushima Disaster
Pagosa Daily Post
On March 11, 2017, we will hit the 6th anniversary of the Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan which featured the complete meltdown of three nuclear reactor cores due to these facilities being inundated by a 45-foot high tsunami wave caused by an …

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 3:12 pm

Fukushima’s Dangerous Reactor ; Hostile Audience at GOP Town Halls ; Global Arms Trade Reaches Highest Point … – WhoWhatWhy / RealNewsProject (blog)


WhoWhatWhy / RealNewsProject (blog)

Fukushima's Dangerous Reactor ; Hostile Audience at GOP Town Halls ; Global Arms Trade Reaches Highest Point …
WhoWhatWhy / RealNewsProject (blog)
Fukushima Reactor's Radiation Levels Can Kill in 2 Minutes (Jeff C.) That's according to data collected by a TEPCO robot at the disabled nuclear plant site. For now, the decommissioning project appears at a standstill due to the readings, as well as …

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Posted on 23 February 2017 | 3:11 pm

Local servicemen may have radiation poisoning from Fukushima – San Diego CityBEAT


San Diego CityBEAT

Local servicemen may have radiation poisoning from Fukushima
San Diego CityBEAT
He's one of the 4,500 sailors who were aboard the USS Ronald Reagan during Operation Tomodachi, a humanitarian aid mission sent to Japan the day after a tsunami triggered the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear meltdown. “I know there's something wrong …

Posted on 22 February 2017 | 11:48 pm

After Alarmingly High Radiation Levels Detected, What Are the Facts in Fukushima? – National Geographic


National Geographic

After Alarmingly High Radiation Levels Detected, What Are the Facts in Fukushima?
National Geographic
Six years ago, three nuclear reactors were crippled in Fukushima, Japan, when a tsunami knocked out power to the cooling units, and flooded the generators mistakenly kept at sea level. What was termed a cultural disaster caused a nuclear meltdown and …

Posted on 22 February 2017 | 7:31 pm

Japan ‘pushing Fukushima disaster survivors to move back to radioactive homes’ – Mirror.co.uk


Mirror.co.uk

Japan 'pushing Fukushima disaster survivors to move back to radioactive homes'
Mirror.co.uk
Fukushima survivors are being urged to return to the nuclear disaster site by the Japanese government despite radiation levels similar to Chernobyl, say Greenpeace. Officials are planning to slash housing support for 6,000 people from the village of
Fukushima nuclear disaster evacuees ′pressured′ to return to …Deutsche Welle
Japanese govt pushing Fukushima evacuees back to high radiation areas – GreenpeaceRT
Fukushima disaster survivors 'urged to return home despite CHERNOBYL-level radiation after government cuts …The Sun
Lake Country Calendar –UK Progressive Magazine –Daily Sabah
all 11 news articles »

Posted on 21 February 2017 | 8:52 pm

Second robot abandoned due to ‘extreme radiation’ in Fukushima nuclear plant – 9news.com.au


9news.com.au

Second robot abandoned due to 'extreme radiation' in Fukushima nuclear plant
9news.com.au
Another robot sent to investigate the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant has been abandoned after succumbing to extreme radiation levels. The “Scorpion” robot, designed by the Tokyo Electric Power company (TEPCO), experienced catastrophic failure as it …
Fukushima Robot Fried Again, But Confirms Astronomical Radiation, Cleanup Impossible for DecadesEnviroNews (registration) (blog)
2nd robot breaks probing Fukushima's high radiation – WND.comWND.com
Radiation levels in one Fukushima reactor high enough to kill a human in two minutesThe Independent
Engadget –Indiatimes.com –Center for Research on Globalization
all 28 news articles »

Posted on 20 February 2017 | 3:55 am

Another robot just broke down investigating Fukushima’s record high radiation levels – The Verge


The Verge

Another robot just broke down investigating Fukushima's record high radiation levels
The Verge
Another robot has died in the depths of one of Fukushima's nuclear reactors, as attempts to locate and remove melted radioactive fuel continue. This is the second robot in two weeks to meet its end in the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan
Fukushima Nuclear Meltdown 'Worse Than Expected'Daily Caller
Robot probes show Japan reactor cleanup worse than expectedCBS News
Three Robots Abandoned at FukushimaBloomberg
The Japan Times –World Nuclear News –The Mainichi
all 31 news articles »

Posted on 17 February 2017 | 9:20 pm

Years after Fukushima meltdown, Saskatchewan still suffering – National Observer


National Observer

Years after Fukushima meltdown, Saskatchewan still suffering
National Observer
The uranium market has always fluctuated according to unforeseeable geopolitical shifts, but producers around the world now find themselves in a persistent slump, largely owing to the Fukushima effect. Global prices of uranium have fallen 50 per cent

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Posted on 16 February 2017 | 10:58 pm

Fukushima – BingNews

Man threatens Nana Mizuki on twitter for not replying to his message

The police arrested 32-year old part-time worker, Akihiro Fukushima on the charge of obstructing business. Fukushima messaged the seiyuu and told her that he wanted to meet her. Unfortunately, Mizuki didn’t reply to his message. This resulted into him …

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 7:22 pm

Fukushima radiation is dangerously high, but you can go home now

While Japanese officials assert that the radiation around homes in Iitate have been brought down to an acceptable level since the disaster, Greenpeace said that a survey team it sent into the village found radiation dose rates at houses that were well …

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 7:03 pm

Has Fukushima Set The Demise Of Earth In Motion…Already?

It’s been nearly six years since a tsunami damaged the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan’s northeast, causing a devastating meltdown of three nuclear reactors. Scientists are still managing the disaster, and new readings measured inside …

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 6:37 pm

Japan says Fukushima residents can return home, despite NGO report warning of high radiation level

Almost six years after he was forced to leave his home following the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster, the Japanese government informed Toru Anzai that it was safe for him to return to the small agricultural village of Iitate. Anzai and the rest of the …

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 2:26 pm

Radioactive fuel to be removed at Fukushima

THE operator of Japan’s stricken Fukushima nuclear plant said yesterday it will craft a plan this summer to extract highly radioactive fuel from the damaged reactors — a key step in decommissioning work expected to take decades. Operator Tokyo Electric …

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 11:59 am

Fukushima Radiation Is Still So Bad It Crippled Two Robots That Went near It

Two robots sent to survey the true extent of a recently discovered breach at the Fukushima Daiichi Power Plant have been crippled by record levels of radiation emanating from the breach. (MPN) Tokyo — While media attention has largely drifted away from …

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 11:16 am

2 Robots Crippled By Record Levels Of Radiation Leaking At Fukushima Daiichi

TOKYO — While media attention has largely drifted away from the 2011 meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant in the years since the disaster, a recent and disturbing development has once again made Fukushima difficult if not impossible to …

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 9:07 am

Fukushima operator eyes plan to clean up plant

The operator of Japan’s stricken Fukushima nuclear plant said Thursday it will craft a plan this summer to extract highly radioactive fuel from the damaged reactors — a key step in decommissioning work expected to take decades. Operator Tokyo Electric …

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 8:05 am

Fukushima nuclear disaster evacuees ‘pressured’ to return to contaminated homes, says Greenpeace

Even though radiation levels in a village near the site of the Fukushima nuclear disaster still exceed international guidelines, its evacuated residents are being coerced to return, according to a Greenpeace report. Residents from the Japanese ghost …

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 4:58 am

After Alarmingly High Radiation Levels Detected, What Are the Facts in Fukushima?

Six years ago, three nuclear reactors were crippled in Fukushima, Japan, when a tsunami knocked out power to the cooling units, and flooded the generators mistakenly kept at sea level. What was termed a cultural disaster caused a nuclear meltdown and over …

Posted on 22 February 2017 | 12:00 am