2011
John O'Boyle/The Star-Ledger Fromer New Jersey governors Tom Kean and Brendan Byrne.

Former New Jersey Governor’s Agree – New Nuclear Plant Likely in Future

The following exchange between former New Jersey governors Brendan T. Byrne and Tom Kean took place in a Tuesday teleconference. Q: Hearings began this week on Gov. Christie’s new energy plan, which includes…

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Failed Decontamination System and Rising Water Forces TEPCO to Install New Contamination Prevention Wall

TEPCO is installing an “impervious wall” to prevent marine pollution and groundwater pollution from radioactive materials emmited from the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power stations.(3 to 6 months until after mid-July) TEPCO plans…

Japanese Government Revising Legislature to Hold TEPCO Responsible for Nuclear Disaster

The ruling Democratic Party of Japan (DPJ) has drawn up a plan to revise the existing law on nuclear damage compensation following the outbreak of the crisis at the Fukushima No. 1 Nuclear…

Union of Concerned Scientists Respond to N.R.C. Safety Proposals – Missing Common-Sense Actions

To the Editor:We second your editorial urging the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to quickly adopt the recommendations of its task force for improving nuclear power safety in the United States(“In the Wake of Fukushima,”…

Japan Sushi Industry Facing Difficulties As Market Fears Radiation

TOKYO —Still, since March 11, the sushi industry in Japan has been in disarray. But why, when that scenario is unlikely? If you want to know anything about sushi, Yoshitaka Narita is your…

Japanese Prime Minister Kan Condemns NISA Scandal and Lack of Ability

Prime Minister Naoto Kan has criticized Japan’s nuclear regulator for trying to manipulate public opinion on nuclear power. Kan attended an energy policy forum on Sunday in Chino, north of Tokyo. He referred…

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Nuclear regulator asked utility to push nuclear power in public forum

In 2006, the Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency asked a utility to manipulate public opinion in favor of nuclear power at a public forum, a fresh example of collusion between the nuclear watchdog…

"Becquerels" and Japan’s changing "safety" standards for radioactive contamination in food and water

In this video I explain the unit called a “becquerel” which is used to measuring radioactive contamination in water, food, and other things. I also discuss the Japanese government’s “safety” limits. Having lived…

Japan earthquake: CCTV video of tsunami wave hitting Sendai airport

Follow latest updates at twitter.com and www.facebook.com The government has confirmed 23 deaths, with the number expected to rise. It follows the 8.9-magnitude earthquake which sent a 4-metre wall of water inland across…

Full meltdown in full swing? Japan maximum nuclear alert

In Japan, radiation levels in the seawater near the Fukushima plant continue to rise. They’re now more than 3.5 thousand times higher than normal. Radioactive material has also been detected in soil at…

Sky News: Strong quake shakes Japan’s Fukushima

A strong 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck off northeast Japan’s Fukushima region, home to a crippled nuclear power plant, early on Sunday, but there was no risk of a tsunami, seismologists said. The tremor at…

Japan’s Response to Fukushima: Censor the Negative News?

For more than 30 years, one of the arguments I’ve made against nuclear power is the chilling effect on our freedom. A blogger for the UK Progressive put up a rambling, jumbled article…

Japan Again Caught in Nuclear Scandals – Watchdog Group Found To Be Cheerleader For Nuclear and MOX

Many have criticized the Japanese government’s response to the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear crisis, wondering why a nation that had 54 nuclear reactors and derived 30% of its electrical power from them, seems to…

Rapid Deterioration of Pipes Yield Another Leak Found in Desalination Facility at Fukushima Daiichi

TEPCO announced that a leak was found in the desalination treatment facility to purify water that accumulates high levels of radioactive contamination on the site of Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station. A temporary…

Fukushima Reactor 4 Cooling System Restored

31, No. 4 in the fuel pool of TEPCO Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, began operating the cooling system. Reinforcement of the previous day ended in an explosion destroyed the reactor building. The…

China Claims Pacific Waters Around Japan Contain Cesium and Strontium in All Water Samples

Beijing, Jul 31 (PTI) Waters of the western Pacific, close to Japan”s tsunami-hit nuclear plant, are “clearly affected” by the radioactive materials leaked from the crippled Fukushima facility, tests by China”s state agency…

Japanese Prime Minister Kan: – We Cannot Take A Risk That Could Destroy Earth

Prime Minister Naoto Kan on Sunday repeated his pledge to lower Japan’s dependence on nuclear power as a national policy, standing firm on his push for the country’s exit from nuclear power generation….

Two Utilities Now Blame Japanese Regulators For Staging Questions In Symposiums

Two electric power companies’ revelations that the government’s Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency (NISA) asked them to stage questions in symposia on nuclear energy policy have demonstrated the collusive relationship between NISA and…

Nuclear News: NRC Working To Prove Meltdown in American Reactors Far Less Lethal Than Previously Thought

From New York Times ROCKVILLE, Md. — The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is approaching completion of an ambitious study that concludes that a meltdown at a typical American reactor would lead to far fewer…

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