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Reactor building of Unit 1, Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station  Result of temperature measurement by infrared camera from right above the reactor (pictured on October 13, 2011)

Reactor building of Unit 1, Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station – Result of temperature measurement by infrared camera from right above the reactor (pictured on October 13, 2011)

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Tokyo Contamination Likely Worse Than Reported – Government More Concerned With Making Citizens ‘Feel Safe’ Then Actual ‘Safety’

Yokohama City has stopped using dried shiitake mushrooms in school lunches after detecting 350 becquerels per kilogram of radioactive cesium in its stocks.  The city said on Thursday that it discovered the contamination…

The roof panel of the cover for the reactor building at Unit 1

The roof panel of the cover for the reactor building at Unit 1 (pictured on October 14, 2011)

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the roof panel of the cover for the reactor building at Unit 1 (pictured on October 14, 2011)

The roof panel of the cover for the reactor building at Unit 1 (pictured on October 14, 2011)

Source: www.tepco.co.jp, via Enformable

TOKYO, Japan - Photo taken on Oct. 13, 2011, shows part of a sidewalk in a residential area of Tsurumaki in Setagaya Ward, Tokyo, where airborne radiation of up to 3.35 microsieverts per hour, exceeding readings in some evacuation zones around the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, was detected the same day. Road cones have been placed around the site by the ward office, as the sidewalk is used as a route to a nearby elementary school. (Kyodo)

The Big Picture: Japanese Officials Mixed Reports On Radiation Hotspots in Japan – Inconsistent research and changing story bring scrutiny of efforts to decontaminate parts of Tokyo

Seven months after a triple meltdown at the coastal nuclear plant, as Japan is still trying to get a sense of the radioactive fallout, regulators, operators, and investors in the nuclear industry face…

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195 Bq of Strontium-90 found on rooftop near Yokohama – First time Strontium concentration more than 100 Bq/kg found

TOKYO, Oct. 13 (Xinhua) — Radiation levels at areas in Tokyo and Chiba prefectures were found Thursday to far exceed current levels in Fukushima prefecture, home to the crisis-hit No. 1 nuclear power…

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Japanese Spent Nuclear Fuel from Shipped to Britain Found 47x Higher Than Acceptance Levels – Kyushu Electric Claims Radioactivity Below Limits Prior to Shipping

FUKUOKA (Kyodo) — Radiation dosages 47 times higher than acceptance levels have been detected from vitrified radioactive waste at a storage facility in Rokkasho, Aomori Prefecture, Kyushu Electric Power Co. said Thursday. The…

High levels of radiation detected in Tokyo

Updated High radiation dose readings marked in spots in Tokyo, Chiba – Up to 3.35 uSv/hr – Decontamination Attempts with Water and Other Methods Show Little Improvement

High radiation doses were reported Thursday in spots in Tokyo and neighboring Chiba Prefecture, both over 200 kilometers away from the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, with their readings found to exceed current…

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Cesium Accumulation Higher in Latest Maps From Niigata Prefecture – Up to 30,000 – 60,000 Bq/m3

Radioactive contamination over the TEPCO Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant accident, the Ministry of Education on Monday released the Niigata and Akita pollution map for the accumulation of radioactive cesium was measured by…

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Japanese Scientists Find March 11th Earthquake was Cumulation of 6 Earthquakes – Possibility of another mega-quake bigger than any single event envisaged so far

The pattern of extensive strain accumulation on a tectonic plate before March 11 largely matched the actual fault slip that caused the Great East Japan Earthquake, a team of researchers said. Based on…

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British Nuclear Regulator Sends Mixed Messages About Nuclear Power – Threatens National Shutdown, Claims Fukushima "Out of the Way"

Britain’s nuclear regulator said he could shut down plants that fail to comply with recommendations put forward on Tuesday in response to Japan’s Fukushima crisis. “If operators don’t comply, we have various legal…

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Japanese Government has “always known” about concentrated radiation hot spots discovered In Tokyo, Yokohama

TOKYO (Dow Jones)–Japanese researchers have discovered high levels of radioactive material in concentrated areas in Tokyo and Yokohama, more than 241 kilometers away from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, as increasingly thorough tests…

Injecting water to temporary headers, designed to practice connection to feed water pipes (pictured on October 12, 2011)

Injecting water to temporary headers, designed to practice connection to feed water pipes (pictured on October 12, 2011)

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Injecting seawater using fire engine (pictured on October 12, 2011)

Injecting seawater using fire engine (pictured on October 12, 2011)

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Pumping up seawater (pictured on October 12, 2011)

Pumping up seawater (pictured on October 12, 2011)

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Setting up hose to the fire engine (pictured on October 12, 2011)

Setting up hose to the fire engine (pictured on October 12, 2011)

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Fire engine in transfer at site (pictured on October 12, 2011)

Fire engine in transfer at site (pictured on October 12, 2011)

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Comanche Peak Nuclear Power Plant Evacuation Maps

Comanche Peak Nuclear Power Plant is located in Somervell County, Texas. The nuclear power plant is located 40 miles (65 km) southwest of Ft. Worth and about 60 miles (100 km) southwest of Dallas. It relies on nearby Squaw Creek Reservoir for cooling water. The plant…

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Photos Available of IAEA Remediation Mission Visit to TEPCO’s Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant

Source: www.iaea.org, via Enformable

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China’s Post-Fukushima Nuclear Vision

The New York Times reported on Monday that China, unlike many industrialized nations, will continue its rapid development of nuclear power plants. Germany, Italy, France and Japan are among the nations that recently…

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