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April 5th, 2011 – Every Major Nuclear Accident Has Been Worse Than the Hypothesized Worst-Case – TMI, Chernobyl and Now Fukushima

From: Fleger, Stephen Sent: Tuesday, April 05, 2011 6:09 PM To: Barnes, Valerie; Peters, Sean; Desaulniers, David; Boggi, Michael; Martin, Kamishan; Marble, Julie; Xing, Jing; D’Agostino, Amy; Morrow, Stephanie; Lapinsky, George Subject: RE:…

Outflow of fluid containing radioactive materials to the sea from areas near intake channel of Fukushima

April 4th, 2011 – Water with dose rate of more than 1000 mSv/hr confirmed leaking directly into the sea

NISA press release from April 2, mentioned that water with dose rate of more than 1000 mSv/hr (100 rem/hr) was confirmed by TEPCO at around 3:20 UTC on April 2 inside the cable storage pit…

how to handle people arriving with contamination greaterthan 20 x background.

March 24th, 2011 – How to handle people arriving with contamination greater than 20x background

From: Ruth McBurney Sent: Thursday, March 24, 2011 12:33 PM Cc: ‘Adela Salame-Alfie’ Subject: FYI – Customs and Border Patrol protocols for screening people coming from Japan Dear Director and Associate Members, Attached…

SCE SONGS

Southern California Edison estimates will pursue restart of San Onofre units by end of year

The Associated Press obtained documents which show Southern California Edison notified the Public Utilities Commission last week that the San Onofre Unit 2 reactor could possibly be back in service by November 18th,…

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In-Focus Japan: High radiation levels prevent debris disposal – Fukushima maritime no-entry zone shrunk

4 out of 5 candidates for new nuclear safety regulator received funds from nuclear industry Shunichi Tanaka, candidate to be the chairman of the new Japanese Nuclear Regulatory Commission, and 3 other candidates…

March 22, 2011 - Summary of Phone Call Between PMT and NEI (930AM - 948AM)

March 22, 2011 – Summary of phone call between PMT and NEI (930AM – 948AM)

Summary of phone call between PMT and NEI (March 22, 2011; 9:30AM – 9:48AM) NEI Attendees: Ellen Anderson (exa(bnei.org) (leader) Jamie Mallon Graham Johnson Others (complete list to be emailed by NEI to…

March 21st, 2011 - The director of the U.N.-affiliated IAEA, Hans Blix, flew over the reactor Thursday and said that smoke was coming from it.

March 21st, 2011 – The director of the IAEA, Hans Blix, flew over the reactor Thursday and said that smoke was coming from it

From: ET02 Hoc Sent: Monday, March 21, 2011 4:28 PM To: RST01 Hoc; RST12 Hoc Subject smoke could be core-concrete interaction – see Chernobyl article (concrete is largely sand) Excerpt below: Flight Over Reactor…

Pages from C143073-02CX --13 Total amount of low level radioactive water discharged from the plant is about 10,390 tons and total radioactivity releasedthrough the discharge is about 150 billion bq

April 10th, 2011 – TEPCO discharged 10,390 tons of radioactive water containing over 150 billion becquerels of total radioactivity

From: PROTOCOLOFFICE-EM [mailto:[email protected] Sent: Sunday, April 10, 2011 7:03 PM To: PROTOCOLOFFICE-EM Subject: URGENT: Notice ( 10 April 2011) URGENT (18:30) Sunday, 10 April 2011 To All Missions (Embassies, Consular posts and International…

Mars Rover - Curiosity

More pressure put on nuclear applications in space

By Karl Grossman World Nuclear News, the information arm of the World Nuclear Association which seeks to boost the use of atomic energy, last week heralded a NASA Mars rover slated to land…

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Japan nominates radiation physicist to head new nuclear safety regulator

The Japanese government has been working to appoint a new nuclear regulatory body in Japan, which was supposed to be the deciding authority on restarting nuclear reactors, and is months delayed from its…

Plant Vogtle Construction

Supervisor at Plant Vogtle confirmed positive for alcohol during follow-up fitness for duty test

Power Reactor Event Number: 48136 Facility: VOGTLE Region: 2 State: GA Unit: [3] [4] [ ] RX Type: [3] W-AP1000,[4] W-AP1000 NRC Notified By: HOWARD MAHAN HQ OPS Officer: PETE SNYDER Notification Date: 07/26/2012 Notification…

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Disaster-hit areas of Japan face unprecedented obstacles in monumental efforts to decontaminate and restore the nation

The Fukushima nuclear disaster released massive amounts of radioactive materials which were transported across the island-nation and around the world.  More than 15 months after the onset of the March 11th earthquake and…

Dr. Shunsuke Kondo has been the Chairman of the Japan Atomic Energy Commission since January 2004.

March 12th, 2011 – Chairman of Japan Atomic Energy Commission’s high-level report on Fukushima Daiichi sequence of events

Shunsuke Kondo was born on July 26, 1942. He obtained a bachelor’s degree from the Department of Nuclear Engineering, School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo in 1965 and became a Doctor of…

March 28th, 2012 - The consensus view on the recommendation of not flooding the drywell - Units 2 and 3 are well vented already due to failed containments

March 28th, 2011 – The consensus view on the recommendation of not flooding the drywell – Units 2 and 3 are well vented already due to failed containments

Subject: Re: Info from science group call Date: Tuesday, March 29, 2011 4:43:39 PM Agree, the two issues steam condensing causing h2 explosive mixture and and loss of the vent path are both in…

March 29th, 2011 - Point Paper on Contaminated Water at Fukushima Plant

March 29th, 2011 – USAF Point Paper on Contaminated Water at Fukushima Plant

POINT PAPER ON CONTAMINATED WATER AT FUKUSHIMA PLANT Problem: – TEPCO has reported standing, contaminated water in the basements of the reactor buildings at Fukushima and has asked the USG for assistance with dealing with it….

March 28th, 2011 - Reactor 4 Spent Fuel Pool Specs and Question About Where Cooling Water Is Going

March 28th, 2011 – Reactor 4 Spent Fuel Pool Specs and Question About Where Cooling Water Is Going

From: Sheikh, Abdul To: Ali, Syed; Scott, Michael; [email protected] <[email protected]>; Taylor, Robert Sent: Mon Mar 28 01:32:10 2011 Subject: Spent Fuel Cooling This morning TEPCO informed us of the following: Volume of water…

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Local government officials call for oversight of Shika underground fault probe

The Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency (NISA) recently ordered two electricity companies to conduct new surveys after experts concluded that they may have built nuclear reactors on top of active fault lines, which…

Shika Nuclear Power Plant 4

In-Focus Japan: The nuclear bomb proof piano – Executive admits role in Fukushima radiation manipulation scandal

Nationwide peace tour in Japan features piano which survived nuclear bombing A piano that survived the atomic bombing of Hiroshima 67 years ago was played at a concert in Tsukuba City, north of…

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TEPCO warned by officials after series of car crashes involving vehicles carrying workers to Fukushima Daiichi

This week Fukushima Prefecture police and the government’s local office for national roads asked Tokyo Electric Power Co. to take preventative measures after a slew of accidents in the contaminated areas of the…

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TEPCO’s do or die mission to save nuclear reactor may have caused largest radiation leaks during Fukushima disaster

Researchers from the University of Tokyo, the Japan Atomic Energy Agency and other experts have examined the crisis response log from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster. They also checked radiation levels in surrounding…

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