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Campaigns focus on economy and Constitution, but nuclear disaster-hit Fukushima sees other priorities – The Japan Times


The Japan Times

Campaigns focus on economy and Constitution, but nuclear disaster-hit Fukushima sees other priorities
The Japan Times
NIHONMATSU/IWAKI, FUKUSHIMA PREF. – For Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, the two biggest election-defining issues of Sunday's Lower House poll are how to spend the additional revenue from the planned consumption tax hike in 2019 and how to deal with …

Posted on 20 October 2017 | 6:43 am

‘There’s nowhere to hide’ Japan on alert for North Korea nuclear test WORSE than Fukushima – Daily Star


Daily Star

'There's nowhere to hide' Japan on alert for North Korea nuclear test WORSE than Fukushima
Daily Star
Local Japanese fishermen are worried such a detonation could contaminate the water, much like the Fukushima nuclear disaster did in 2011. "The radiation would make all the fish inedible," said Narita, an elderly fisherman. "Like in Fukushima, we couldn
'Nowhere to Hide': North Korean Missiles Spur Anxiety in Japan Fishing TownU.S. News & World Report

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Posted on 19 October 2017 | 12:41 pm

Australia’s nuclear testing before the 1956 Olympics in Melbourne should be a red flag for Fukushima in 2020 – The Conversation UK


The Conversation UK

Australia's nuclear testing before the 1956 Olympics in Melbourne should be a red flag for Fukushima in 2020
The Conversation UK
The scheduling of Tokyo 2020 Olympic events at Fukushima is being seen as a public relations exercise to dampen fears over continuing radioactivity from the reactor explosion that followed the massive earthquake six years ago. It brings to mind the

Posted on 19 October 2017 | 9:05 am

Fukushima sake served and savored at UK Parliament – The Japan Times


The Japan Times

Fukushima sake served and savored at UK Parliament
The Japan Times
LONDON – A reception was held on Tuesday night at London's Palace of Westminster used for Britain's Parliament to serve sake made in Fukushima Prefecture and show its recovery from the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami that hit the Tohoku region, …

Posted on 18 October 2017 | 11:34 pm

Fukushima recovery: Moving back home | KING5.com – KING5.com


KING5.com

Fukushima recovery: Moving back home | KING5.com
KING5.com
FUKUSHIMA PREFECTURE, JAPAN – The Great Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami of 2011 was a tremendous blow to Japan's East Coast. But for Fukushima …

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Posted on 18 October 2017 | 12:29 am

Fukushima disaster: The robots going where no human can – BBC News


Fukushima disaster: The robots going where no human can
BBC News
Robots have become central to the cleaning-up operation at Japan's Fukushima nuclear power plant, six years after the tsunami that triggered the nuclear meltdown. It is estimated that around 600 tonnes of toxic fuel may have leaked out of the reactor

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Posted on 17 October 2017 | 11:40 pm

WTO panel said to back Japan on Fukushima fish ban- Nikkei Asian … – Nikkei Asian Review


Nikkei Asian Review

WTO panel said to back Japan on Fukushima fish ban- Nikkei Asian …
Nikkei Asian Review
GENEVA/SEOUL — A World Trade Organization panel has apparently ruled in Japan's favor in a dispute over South Korean restrictions on imports of Japan.
WTO to rule on South Korea's post-Fukushima ban of Japanese …Undercurrent News

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Posted on 17 October 2017 | 4:33 pm

District Court In Fukushima Rules That Tepco & Central Government Liable In Nuclear Disaster … For Only $4.44 Million – CleanTechnica


CleanTechnica

District Court In Fukushima Rules That Tepco & Central Government Liable In Nuclear Disaster … For Only $4.44 Million
CleanTechnica
As a result of a class action lawsuit brought against Tokyo Electric Power (Tepco) and the government of Japan — the largest such class action lawsuit to date that relates to the 2011 nuclear disaster in Fukushima — a district court in the prefecture

Posted on 15 October 2017 | 1:02 pm

Fukushima evacuee to tell UN that Japan violated human rights – The Guardian


The Guardian

Fukushima evacuee to tell UN that Japan violated human rights
The Guardian
A nuclear evacuee from Fukushima will claim Japan's government has violated the human rights of people who fled their homes after the 2011 nuclear disaster, in testimony before the UN in Geneva this week. Mitsuko Sonoda, who voluntarily left her

Posted on 11 October 2017 | 10:27 am

Japan and Utility Are Found Negligent Again in Fukushima Meltdowns – New York Times


New York Times

Japan and Utility Are Found Negligent Again in Fukushima Meltdowns
New York Times
Lawyers showed a court decision on Tuesday to plaintiffs who sued the Tokyo Electric Power Company and the Japanese government over the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster in 2011. The ruling was the largest of about 30 similar lawsuits.
Japanese Court Orders Payments To Plaintiffs Over Fukushima DisasterNPR
Fukushima residents win $4.5 million payout over nuclear disasterNew York Post
Fukushima residents win 500m yen payout over nuclear disaster …The Guardian
Seattle Times –Fortune –South China Morning Post
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Posted on 10 October 2017 | 10:31 am

Fukushima – BingNews

The ‘super hero’ swimming robot that could help clean up Fukushima by mapping the nuclear disaster zone and finding radioactive waste

From Fukushima in Japan to Sellafield in the UK, the world is home to a number of sites that are contaminated with radioactive waste and require clean-up. The current techniques available to do this are expensive and time consuming – but a new ‘super …

Posted on 20 October 2017 | 7:38 am

Fukushima Mon Amour

Four literary and political essays on the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster of March 11, 2011, following the earthquake and tsunami that struck the northeastern coast of Honshu, Japan. Includes “You Didn’t See Anything at Fukushima / Letter to a Japanese …

Posted on 20 October 2017 | 2:25 am

Sake Made in Fukushima Served at Britain’s Parliament (News)

London, Oct. 18 (Jiji Press)—A reception was held on Tuesday night at London’s Palace of Westminster used for Britain’s parliament to serve sake made in Fukushima Prefecture and show its recovery from the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami that hit …

Posted on 20 October 2017 | 1:10 am

Australia’s nuclear testing before the 1956 Olympics in Melbourne should be a red flag for Fukushima in 2020

Susanne Rabbitt Roff does not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organization that would benefit from this article, and has disclosed no relevant affiliations beyond their academic appointment. Australia’s prime …

Posted on 19 October 2017 | 1:16 am

Fukushima Recovery: Moving Back Home

FUKUSHIMA PREFECTURE, JAPAN – The Great Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami of 2011 was a tremendous blow to Japan’s East Coast. But for Fukushima Prefecture, it was a triple disaster with the nuclear meltdown at the Fukushima Dai Ichi generating plant.

Posted on 17 October 2017 | 5:24 pm

Nuclear clean-up robot tested at Sellafield and Fukushima

An aquatic robot called Avexis is being tested in Japan ahead of being deployed into the damaged core of the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant. Matthew Stock reports. The Avexis robot takes its first plunge into a nuclear waste silo at the Sellafield …

Posted on 13 October 2017 | 8:06 am

Fukushima survivor tells UN about Japan’s ‘human rights abuses’

A survivor of the Fukushima nuclear disaster has submitted evidence to United Nations Human Rights Council, testifying that she was “forced” to return home to a contaminated area after the government ended financial subsidies for voluntary evacuees.

Posted on 12 October 2017 | 8:49 pm

IAEA Affirms Japan’s Fukushima-Related Radioactivity Monitoring

Laboratories outside Japan have validated the results. Marine radioactivity levels from the nuclear disaster have fallen, but questions remain years after the meltdown. A monitoring team uses a grab sampler to collect a marine sediment sample near Japan …

Posted on 11 October 2017 | 10:31 pm

Japan and Utility Are Found Negligent Again in Fukushima Meltdowns

TOKYO — A district court in Fukushima, the site of the nuclear meltdowns in 2011 that forced thousands of people to evacuate their homes, ruled on Tuesday that the Japanese government and the electric utility that operated the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear …

Posted on 10 October 2017 | 9:32 pm

Japan court: Govt, utility accountable in Fukushima accident

TOKYO — A Japanese court on Tuesday ordered the government and the operator of the Fukushima nuclear plant to pay 500 million yen ($4.5 million) to thousands of area residents and evacuees who were demanding compensation for their livelihoods lost in the …

Posted on 10 October 2017 | 10:36 am

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