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Fukushima: Five Years After the Nuclear Disaster

ABC News - ‎21 hours ago‎
Fukushima: Five Years After the Nuclear Disaster. +. − ... (TEPCO) employees (in blue) in front of storage tanks for radioactive water at the tsunami-crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Okuma, Fukushima Prefecture, northeastern Japan, on Feb.
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Radiation around Fukushima plant decreases 65%

Nikkei Asian Review - ‎Feb 3, 2016‎
TOKYO -- The amount of radiation in an 80km radius surrounding the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant has decreased significantly since the disaster nearly five years ago, the latest government findings show.
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Irvine-based Kurion sold for $350 million

OCRegister - ‎Feb 3, 2016‎
Behind him is a photograph of the system Kurion designed and installed following the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami to remove radioactivity from the water at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant in Fukushima, Japan. MARK RIGHTMIRE ...
Kurion Sold for $350M
Veolia Agrees To Buy Kurion For $350 Million

Yellen warns on global turbulence, Christie ends White House bid and how your 'smart' devices could spy on you

FT Alphaville (registration) - ‎9 hours ago‎
Fukushima clean-up faces huge hurdles Nearly five years after a devastating earthquake and tsunami, the wreckage that litters the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant underscores the massive undertaking of decommissioning the reactors that is expected to ...
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Chief optimistic Tepco earnings can cover Fukushima plant clean-up

Financial Times - ‎Feb 7, 2016‎
His comments highlight the tension between Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's goals of making Tepco pay for the Fukushima clean-up following one of the world's worst nuclear accidents and boosting Japan's competitiveness by opening up the electricity market.
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'Ghost fares' hail cabs at 2011 Japanese tsunami sites drivers claim

WSB Atlanta - ‎Feb 5, 2016‎
Rubble remains in abandoned town, located about 3km from from Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant on March 10, 2014 in Fukushima, Japan.
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Remote Control at Nuclear Power Plants

All Things Nuclear - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
Just as it was unlikely—but not impossible—for the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant site to experience a large tsunami, it is unlikely—but not impossible—that operators may be forced someday to abandon the control room of an operating U.S.

Entergy Says Indian Point Nuclear Plant Leak Isn't Safety Risk

Bloomberg - ‎Feb 7, 2016‎
Cuomo has long campaigned for Indian Point to be closed down, arguing that evacuating a metropolis like New York would be impossible after a major radioactive accident like the one at Japan's Fukushima Daiichi plant in 2011. In December, he ordered the ...

Memorial Commemorating Earthquake Victims Is Made From A Demolished House

Co.Design - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
The memorial faces east, toward the part of the country most wrecked after the strongest recorded earthquake in Japan's history triggered a tsunami and caused a triple meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. It overlooks Ishinomaki, the ...
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Volcano erupts explosively in southern Japan

Press TV - ‎Feb 5, 2016‎
Japan has resumed using nuclear energy four and a half years after the disaster at the country's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant and amid stiff criticism. The Japanese government says it has since ushered in stricter safety regulations to avoid a ...

Air Force officer gives young Picatinny cadets the scoop - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
Jarry was present in 2005 when Louisiana was hit by Hurricane Katrina; and in Japan during the violent earthquake and the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant disaster in 2011, supporting various relief efforts. He also discussed current technical ...
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Cameco posts lower earnings amid "really tough" global market: CEO

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
Five years after the Fukushima Daiichi disaster, the uranium market has not recovered as quickly as expected, forcing Cameco Corporation to “learn to live in a different paradigm,” according to its president and CEO.

Nuclear Decommissioning could Leave Taiwan with a Power Shortage - ‎19 hours ago‎
Construction of a fourth station, Lungmen Nuclear Power Plant, began in 1999 but was halted indefinitely in 2014 due to widespread protests and fears stoked by the 2011 meltdown of Japan's Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant. The paramount question ...
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Fire Probabilistic Risk Assessment of Nuclear Reactors - ‎Feb 1, 2016‎
An example is the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster in Japan, which involved a series of equipment failures, nuclear meltdowns, and releases of radioactive materials at the Fukushima I Nuclear Power Plant, following the 9.0 magnitude Tōhoku earthquake ...

It is more than just a game

The Hindu - ‎Feb 6, 2016‎
“The game theme is based on the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster in Japan, an energy accident at the Fukushima I Nuclear Power Plant,” he says.

Yes nukes! Conservationists rally to save state's nuclear plant

San Francisco Chronicle - ‎Jan 29, 2016‎
PG&E in 2009 announced that it would ask the commission to renew the plant's licenses and keep it open for another 20 years.

Veolia completes move into nuclear clean-up with $350m US purchase

GCR - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
French water and waste group Veolia has bought Californian nuclear waste company Kurion for $350m in a bid to become a one-stop shop for nuclear clean-up services. According to Reuters, the company plans to target the US, Britain, France and Japan, ...
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Hinkley Point nuclear fiasco spooks Hitachi boss - ‎Jan 30, 2016‎
Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant is badly damaged by earthquake and tsunami, leading to a meltdown and explosions.
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Japan gets nuclear option back on track as coal imports surge

Irish Independent - ‎Feb 1, 2016‎
Japan's power utilities were forced to shut down all atomic reactors in the wake of the Fukushima nuclear disaster, driving up its dependence on imported fuels.