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Pokemon Will No Longer Appear in Japan's Nuclear Disaster Site

Inverse - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
Personal items are strewn around a tsunami damaged home inside the exclusion zone, close to the devastated Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant on February 26, 2016 in Minamisoma, Fukushima Japan. March 11, 2016 marked the fifth anniversary of ...
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Japan: Returning home after Fukushima nuclear disaster

Aljazeera.com (blog) - ‎Jul 17, 2016‎
Tens of thousands of people across the prefecture had to abruptly leave their homes five years ago after a devastating earthquake and tsunami in Japan's northeast wrecked the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant. The lifting of the evacuation order ...
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Today in Pokemon Go: Fukushima no-go, paramedics to the rescue, stuck in the mud

Washington Post - ‎1 hour ago‎
A 2011 tsunami that killed more than 15,000 people also damaged the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. The Japanese government created a protective zone around the plant and evacuated nearby residents. But the power company this week said its ...
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Radiation levels in seabed off Fukushima '100s of times' higher than prior to disaster – Greenpeace

RT - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
The Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster, the largest since the 1986 Chernobyl disaster, took place in March 2011 and resulted in three nuclear meltdowns and a leak of radioactive materials.

A short history of nuclear fission

The Guardian - ‎16 hours ago‎
A powerful earthquake and tsunami struck Japan's north-east coast and triggered a triple meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. Almost 19,000 people died in the tsunami, while 160,000 people fled radiation in Fukushima. Afterwards ...
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Accident or terrorism: What's the worst-case scenario for SA?

The Advertiser - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
Unfortunately the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant was only designed to withstand earthquakes up to magnitude 8.0 and tsunamis up to 5.5m in height.

Citizen science takes on Japan's nuclear establishment

Los Angeles Times - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
Though the immediate threat of radiation from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant has waned, interest in Safecast's data has not.

TABLE-Japan nuclear reactor operations

Reuters Africa - ‎8 hours ago‎
Japan's efforts to restart nuclear plants have been slow after all of the country's units were eventually idled in the wake of the meltdown at Tokyo Electric Power's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in March 2011, due to the beefed-up safety measures ...

Saskatchewan economy continues to feel effects of weak mining sector

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - ‎1 hour ago‎
The province's uranium industry, which Cameco dominates, is also struggling amid an oversupplied market, which has yet to recover from the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster, which caused prices to plummet by about 60 per cent. In April, Cameco ...
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Whistleblowers claim Canada's nuclear watchdog withholding info that could prevent Fukushima-sized disaster

National Observer - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
In another scenario, the whistleblowers outline the impact of an INES-7 (International Nuclear Event Scale) evacuation scenario, similar to the one at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Facility in 2011 after an earthquake and tsunami caused a meltdown at ...

US military warns Pokemon trainers: 'Do not do stupid stuff'

Stars and Stripes - ‎3 hours ago‎
Pokestops have been sighted inside the Fukushima exclusion zone, an area still radioactive after the 2011 Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant disaster. In Bosnia, players are being warned not to wander into minefields that cover 2 percent of the ...

CPI (M) up in arms against proposed n-plants in State

The Hindu - ‎11 hours ago‎
Making a mention of the Chernobyl and Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disasters, he said: “The state is ill-equipped to face any such disaster.
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Cameco reports $137 million Q2 loss due to weak prices, Rabbit Lake impairment charge

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - ‎20 hours ago‎
Cameco's financial struggles are a direct result of the global uranium market, which has been extremely weak since the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster led to the shutdown of every reactor in Japan. Uranium prices have fallen from about US$70 ...

Rabbit Lake mine shutdown on track for autumn as Cameco emerges from 'toughest quarter' in a decade

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - ‎10 hours ago‎
Uranium prices have fallen precipitously since the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi disaster led to the shutdown of every nuclear reactor in Japan. Pounds of yellowcake that sold for US$70 before the market collapsed now trade for less than US$30. Besides ...

Japan nuclear cleanup next target in Russian economic offensive

Nikkei Asian Review - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
Inside a controlled perimeter, subsidiary RosRAO, the facility's manager, has created a prototype water decontamination plant for use at Tokyo Electric Power Co.

New Kagoshima governor to request halt of reactors

Japan Today - ‎13 hours ago‎
1 and 2 units at the plant resumed operation in August and October last year, respectively, becoming the first two reactors to be brought back online under stricter safety rules set after the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant disaster. No ...

Japanese institute sees 19 reactor restarts by March 2018

World Nuclear News - ‎19 hours ago‎
By the end of FY2017, 19 units could be restarted, generating some 119.8 TWh of electricity annually, compared with total nuclear output of 288.2 TWh in FY2010, the year prior to the accident at the Fukushima Daiichi plant. Under this scenario ...

Report from Fukushima: 5 years after the great earthquake

GreenBiz - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
At the same time, the disaster led to the unprecedented nuclear accident at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant owned by Tokyo Electric Power Co.
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Nuclear plant in Japan checked for damage after quake

Press TV - ‎Jul 16, 2016‎
The tsunami also crippled the country's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, and led to radioactive leakage. The nuclear crisis is considered the world's worst since the Chernobyl nuclear disaster in 1986.

Rob Edelman: Indian Point

WAMC - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
Indian Point generates power to two million homes in The Bronx, Manhattan, and Westchester and, in the wake of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster in Japan in 2011, a renewed debate over nuclear power and nuclear plant safety is rekindled.
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