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Chernobyl's 30th Anniversary (and Fukushima's 5th): A Tale of Preventable Nuclear Accidents and the Vital Role of ...

Huffington Post - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
Because Japan's nuclear industry failed to absorb the lessons learned from Three Mile Island and Chernobyl nuclear accidents, “it was this mindset that led to the Fukushima Daiichi disaster”. Other official reports on the Fukushima accident, such as ...
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“The Fukushima Nuclear Disaster is a Serious Crime”

Center for Research on Globalization - ‎Apr 20, 2016‎
Koide Hiroaki (66) has emerged as an influential voice and a central figure in the anti-nuclear movement since the nuclear meltdown at Fukushima Daiichi of March 11, 2011. He spent his entire career as a nuclear engineer working towards the abolition ...
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Watch: 30 Years After Chernobyl, World's Worst Nuclear Disaster, U.S. Activists Warn of Ongoing Risks

AlterNet - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
AMY GOODMAN: The legacy of Chernobyl and the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power accident, which occurred five years ago last month in Japan, particularly resonates with residents here in the Southwest and in the Western United States.

An Insider's Exposé of the Fukushima Nuclear Disaster

CounterPunch - ‎Apr 19, 2016‎
Well these contaminants were produced in a nuclear reactor at TEPCO's Fukushima Daiichi plant and it means that they are unmistakably TEPCO's property.
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More Belgians close to nuclear facilities get iodine pills - ‎13 hours ago‎
The meltdown of Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant after a powerful earthquake and tsunami struck the nation in 2011 has served as a lesson for Belgian health officials, especially since nuclear facilities around Belgium continue to age.

Chernobyl and Fukushima: Illuminating the invisible

Greenpeace International (blog) - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
30 years after Chernobyl and five years after the triple meltdown at TEPCO's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, the shadows of both disasters still loom large. In the wake of Fukushima, I joined Greenpeace monitoring teams on the ground trying to ...

UAE nuclear facility to avoid Fukushima repeat - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
The Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant was swamped by an earthquake-triggered tsunami on March 11, 2011 and failed many safety systems.
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Fukushima Nuclear Plant Hit with 5.8 Earthquake

Center for Research on Globalization - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
The Fukushima-Daiichi Nuclear Power plant saw three reactors meltdown and explode in March, 2011. Clean-up of the radiation continues to this very day, with spent fuel still remaining in some damaged fuel pools.

Defunct gov't agency exempted from indictment over Fukushima crisis

Japan Today - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
A judicial panel of citizens has voted to support prosecutors' decision not to indict three former senior officials of the now-defunct nuclear safety agency over the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant disaster. The decision by the Tokyo No. 1 ...
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Chief architect for Fukushima ice wall — It is not water-tight

Digital Journal - ‎20 hours ago‎
Tokyo - Japanese officials activated a portion of the mile-long ice wall built around the Fukushima Daiichi power plant several weeks ago in an effort to stop groundwater from reaching the reactors.

Old B&B provides a home for pets abandoned after nuclear disaster in Japan

The Sun Herald - ‎Apr 18, 2016‎
FUKUSHIMA, Japan -- About 30 miles from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, 130 cats and three dogs live in a drafty old bed-and-breakfast.
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South China Sea dispute: Beijing plans floating nuclear power plants

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
The concern about nuclear safety is particularly relevant in light of the 2011 meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan, which was triggered when a tsunami flooded generators that ran the safety systems. It's not clear that a ...

Bathurst delegation sees Ohkuma devastation

Central Western Daily - ‎Apr 23, 2016‎
The Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant disaster followed the earthquake and tsunami that devastated the region. The local delegation was made up of mayor Gary Rush, councillor Warren Aubin, general manager David Sherley, community members ...
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France and UK Struggling Over World's Most Expensive Nuclear Plant

Sputnik International - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
The project has been hit by financial woes because of a drop in demand for nuclear power since the Fukushima disaster, in March 2011, when a magnitude nine earthquake set off a tsunami that hit the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant resulting in the ...
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Hanford, Not Fukushima, is the Big Radiological Threat to the West Coast

CounterPunch - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
It is not Fukushima, it is Hanford. While radiation from the Fukushima nuclear meltdowns is reaching the West Coast, carried across the ocean from Japan, the radiation from Hanford is already there, has been there for 70 years, and is in serious risk ...
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Looking at the Fermi plant — 30 years after Chernobyl

Detroit Metro Times (blog) - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Plans for Fermi 2 were announced in 1968, and it took 20 years to bring the plant from concept to full commercial power production.
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Lessons of Chernobyl disaster, 30 years on

Yahoo7 News - ‎Apr 19, 2016‎
What about Fukushima? -. But any belief that enough had been done was swamped by the tsunami that knocked out the power supply and cooling systems of three reactors at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant on March 11, 2011. "It was the belief in Japan ...

Music of hope from Fukushima

Japan Today - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
While it has been five years since the tsunami triggered the nuclear meltdown at Fukushima Daiichi power plant, the region still faces a litany of challenges.

Germany Paid Wind Turbines $548 Million To Sit Idle

Daily Caller - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
Germany paid wind farms $548 million to switch off last year to prevent damage to the country's electricity grid, according to a Thursday article in the German newspaper Wirtschaftswoche.
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CompaniesToshiba shares drop after Westinghouse writedown

Financial Times - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
A write down of the value of goodwill for Toshiba's 2006 acquisition of Westinghouse had been anticipated by analysts for some time, particularly since the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster in 2011, which curbed global demand for nuclear power plants.
Westinghouse worth $2.3 billion less, Toshiba says
Toshiba Writes Down Westinghouse Electric Value By $2.3 Billion