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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

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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…

Workers hold a dust sampling collector on a pole in Reactor 1

Dust sampling equipment hatch opening scene reactor building Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station Unit 1 (taken October 7, 2011)

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Fukushima Prefecture is trying to convince the public of the safety of local products. It’s wrong to do something that runs counter to such efforts

SUKAGAWA, Fukushima — When small amounts of radioactive cesium were detected in the hay needed for this city’s annual fire festival, event organizers decided to break tradition and use materials from other prefectures…

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Students return to Fukushima schools for first time since start of nuclear crisis – The Mainichi Daily News

IWAKI, Fukushima — On Oct. 11, seven months after the earthquake and the beginning of the Fukushima nuclear crisis, students of three schools here returned to their classrooms for the first time since…

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Britain’s rushed out report will do little to address nuclear fears after Fukushima

Commenting on the publication of the Weightman Report today, Green MP Caroline lucas said: “The Government’s Weightman report, rushed out today in a Written Statement offering little chance for Parliamentary scrutiny, will do…

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Japanese to Initiate Study on 360,000 Children to Track Health Effects But Will Not Publish Results

In an effort to track the long-term health effects of the nuclear disaster at Fukushima, Japan has begun a survey of local children for thyroid abnormalities. The study comes in response to concerns…

Overview of reactor building of Unit 1 -From south direction of Main Anti-Earthquake Building-

Overview of reactor building of Unit 1 -From south direction of Main Anti-Earthquake Building- (pictured on Oct 8, 2011)

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Installation Work of Roof Panels for Reactor Building Covers at Unit 1 of Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant

Installation Work of Roof Panels for Reactor Building Covers at Unit 1 of Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant (pictured on October 8, 2011)

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