Fukushima, Japan Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. The Fourth Winter of FukushimaRead the original story

    Jan 1, 2015 | Common Dreams

    "No, nothing. I have nothing planned for New Year's. Nothing at all. No one is coming."

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  2. Pew Survey Shows Most Americans Favor Renewables Over Fossil FuelsRead the original story

    Dec 31, 2014 | Agri Marketing

    ... to nuclear power has been at about 50% or above since March 2011, following the nuclear disaster in Fukushima, Japan. In November, the Pew Research Center found that the public continues to favor construction of the Keystone XL pipeline, though by a ...

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  3. Fukushima radiation tracked to West CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2014 | HeraldNet

    How long did it take a radioactive plume to travel the waters of the Pacific from Fukushima, Japan, to the shores of North America? After an earthquake-triggered tsunami damaged the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in March 2011, a team of Canadian scientists saw an opportunity to put models of Pacific Ocean current speeds to the test. After the tsunami struck, the plant released cesium 134 and cesium 137 into the ocean.

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  4. Tracking the Fukushima radioactive plume across the PacificRead the original story

    Dec 30, 2014 | Texarkana Gazette

    How long did it take a radioactive plume to travel the waters of the Pacific from Fukushima, Japan, to the shores of North America?

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  5. Study: It took 2.1 years for Fukushima radioactive plume to reach North AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | Seattle Times

    How long did it take a radioactive plume to travel the waters of the Pacific from Fukushima, Japan, to the shores of North America? The answer, according to a new study published in PNAS , is about 2.1 years. After an earthquake-triggered tsunami damaged the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear- power plant in March 2011, a team of Canadian scientists saw an opportunity to put models of Pacific Ocean current speeds to the test.

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  6. Insect-eating bats, not fruit bats, sparked Ebola outbreak, study saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | Los Angeles Times

    ... than previously thought. How long did it take a radioactive plume to travel the waters of the Pacific from Fukushima, Japan, to the shores of North America? How long did it take a radioactive plume to travel the waters of the Pacific from Fukushima, ...

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  7. Vermonters Ready Celebration as Nuclear Plant Shuts Down for GoodRead the original story

    Dec 29, 2014 | Common Dreams

    ... plant is a General Electric Mark I reactor, the same design as those that melted down and exploded in Fukushima, Japan in 2011. And though Vermont Yankee's closure marks a clear victory, Ricchio emphasized that an enormous amount of work remains to ...

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  8. Citizens can monitor radiation around plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2014 | The Day

    ... so people could be warned more quickly in case of another meltdown. But after the disastrous meltdown in Fukushima, Japan three years ago, many more citizens have purchased and used counters - not for meltdowns, but for routine releases from ...

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  9. E-commerce allows entrepreneurs to flourish outside big citiesRead the original story

    Dec 27, 2014 | The Japan Times

    Growing numbers of business ventures are setting up in rural towns and cities as the Internet negates the problems of geographic isolation. "We experience no disadvantages despite being far from Tokyo, as we can communicate with our customers via the Internet," said Shinji Hamauzu, president of Miyazaki-based Aratana Inc. Hamauzu, 31, graduated from a technical college in Miyazaki and moved to Tokyo after finding a job there.

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  10. Brasch WordsCHARLIE & the Scandal FactoryRead the original story

    Mar 25, 2011 | American Reporter

    ... reactor, which went online in 1972, shares the same design - with all its flaws - as the doomed reactors in Fukushima, Japan. But Vermont Yankee quietly chugged along for 30 years and few Vermonters questioned its continued operation. All that ...

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  11. Federal agencies ill-prepared for catastrophes, watchdog warnsRead the original story

    Dec 26, 2014 | Washington Times

    ... attack in a U.S. city, the March 2011 earthquake and resulting tsunami and partial nuclear meltdown in Fukushima, Japan, and other potential real-world disasters. provide regular reports on the status of corrective actions identified through prior ...

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  12. Nuclear power? : December 26, 2014,Read the original story

    Dec 25, 2014 | Daily Times

    ... and cost the Russian economy dearly. What about the meltdown of three of the six nuclear reactors in Fukushima, Japan, in 2011 after a mega tsunami? Would Pakistan ever have the resources and preparedness to deal with this or any other sort of ...

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  13. More radioactive materials released after crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2014 | NHK World

    The Japan Atomic Energy Agency says 75 percent of the radioactive substances released from the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant came more than 4 days after the accident. The government's investigation has not released what happened during this period.

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  14. Tepco, Chubu to hold Japan's first joint LNG tenderRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2014 | Reuters

    Tokyo Electric Power Co and Chubu Electric Power Co,, two of the world's biggest buyers of liquefied natural gas , are holding an international tender for the fuel, one of the utilities said. This is the first time two Japanese companies have jointly requested bids to supply LNG, a Tokyo Electric spokesman said, and the exercise is designed to reduce procurement costs that have risen as Japan has turned to the fuel to replace nuclear capacity shut down in the wake of the Fukushima crisis.

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  15. Athena the robot gets her own seat on a transatlantic flightRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Mirror.co.uk

    ... of getting her to perform tasks too dangerous for humans, such as clean up after the nuclear disaster at Fukushima, Japan. Obviously she wasn't able to go through the metal detector before boarding the plane, but she was subjected to an electronic ...

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  16. This Orphan Baby Goat And His Human BFF Are InseparableRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | Switched

    He even accompanies his pal to Horsfield's nursery business in South Yorkshire, England, and happily gambols about while Horsfield is working. According to an adorable video filmed by BBC Look North , Horsfield has been personally taking care of Benji, who's now just 5 weeks old, since the baby goat's mom rejected him after he was born.

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  17. Federal Nuclear Regulator Opts Not To Reconsider Critical Safety...Read the original story

    Dec 11, 2014 | Common Dreams

    ... 14 states with the same undersized containment design flaw as those units that exploded and melted down in Fukushima, Japan. "The NRC is more interested in filtering out the truth about these vulnerable Fukushima-style reactors than filtering the ...

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  18. Yen plunge hurting, but more still to comeRead the original story

    Dec 10, 2014 | West Australian

    The precipitous plunge in the value of the yen in the past 18 months is an object lesson in being careful what you wish for. After years of complaints by economic managers that the yen was too high and no one was buying Japanese exports, the currency is on a one-way charge to the bottom of the heap.

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  19. Nuclear Poised to Be Winner as Abe Eyes Broader Japan MajorityRead the original story

    Dec 9, 2014 | Bloomberg

    Workers wearing protective suits and masks work in front of storage tanks for radioactive water under construction in the J-1 area at Tokyo Electric Power Co.' s Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear power plant in Fukushima, Japan, on March 10, 2014.

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  20. Brasch WordsCHARLIE & the Scandal FactoryRead the original story

    Mar 25, 2011 | American Reporter

    ... reactor, which went online in 1972, shares the same design - with all its flaws - as the doomed reactors in Fukushima, Japan. But Vermont Yankee quietly chugged along for 30 years and few Vermonters questioned its continued operation. All that ...

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