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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…

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

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

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)

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

Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant Photo Collection - October 8th, 2011

Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant Photo Collection – October 8th, 2011

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Installation of BWR Drywell – Nine Mile Point

Nine Mile Point Nuclear Station is a two-unit nuclear power plant located in the Town of Scriba, approximately five miles northeast of Oswego, New York, on the shore of Lake Ontario. The 900 acre (3.6 km²) site is also occupied by…

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Anatomy of a Nuclear Meltdown

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March 11th, 2011 – Reactor Pressure Data For Fukushima Daiichi Reactors 1-3

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Floor of the Chernobyl Nuclear Reactor

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Collection of TV Scenes of the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Disaster – TEPCO – Fukushima 50 – RSDF

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Japan SDF Soldiers Sent Into Fukushima to Battle Nuclear Crisis

The Japan Self-Defense Forces (JSDF) plays a critical role in orchestrating the largest relief efforts in its postwar history.  The JSDF began its search and rescue and relief operation only hours after the…

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Dresden Nuclear Power Plant Diagram

Dresden Generating Station is the first privately financed nuclear power plant built in the United States. Dresden 1 was activated in 1960 and retired in 1978. Operating since 1970 are Dresden units 2 and 3, two General Electric boiling water…

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BWR Primary Containment – Drywell Diagram

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Half of British Nuclear Power Plants To Close In Next Decade – Britain’s nuclear future is not so bright as firms look for exit strategy from building next generation of reactors

The future of Britain’s nuclear power is at risk, with one of the three groups looking to build the next generation of reactors on the brink of splitting up. RWE, which owns npower,…

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March 11th, 2011 – USGS guy on BBC just said that in response to the earthquake they went into “salami response mode”

From: Mills, Daniel Sent: Friday, March 11, 2011 4:11 PM To: Nosek, Andrew; Wagner, Brian Subject: RE: USGS guy on BBC just said that in response to the earthquake they went into “salami…

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March 11th, 2011 – Premonitions of North Anna EQ – Why does the NRC have confidence that an eq greater than DB cannot occur in the US

From: Richards, Stuart Sent: Friday, March 11, 2011 6:12 PM To: Hogan, Rosemary; Graves, Herman; Kammerer, Annie; Murphy, Andrew Cc: Case, Michael; Uhle, Jennifer Subject: Follow-up to the Japanese Earthquake/Tsunami Brian wants us…

Bensi, Michelle

March 11th, 2011 – NRC Understood that Fukushima Event would ‘Bring a lot more importance to GI-199′ – Despite later criticizing outside analysis of potential risk

From: Beasley, Benjamin Sent: Friday, March 11,2011 3:01 PM To: Bensi, Michelle Subject: RE: Japan EQ I am not keeping up with it. There may be a problem at one of the plants…

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Radioactive leak at Dounreay Nuclear Power Plant during decommissioning process

Radioactive material has leaked at the site of the former Dounreay nuclear power station in Caithness.  Dounreay   is the the site of several nuclear research establishments located on the north coast of Caithness, in the Highlandarea of Scotland. Dounreay…

Richards, Stuart

March 11th, 2011 – I’m sure you have heard about the 8.9 earthquake off the coast of Japan – We should be prepared to brief on our tsunami research. Maybe also seismic.

From: Richards, Stuart Sent: Friday, March 11, 2011 6:36 AM To: Hogan, Rosemary; Kammerer, Annie; Murphy, Andrew Cc: Sheron, Brian; Case, Michael; Uhle, Jennifer Subject: Japanese Earthquake Importance: High Rosemary/Annie/Andy I’m sure you…

Wegner, Mary

March 11th, 2011 – Delivering coolant via aircraft does not make much sense. If the report is accurate as written, Japan (and us) has a PROBLEM!.

From: Wegner, Mary Sent: Friday, March 11,2011 12:09 PM To: Breskovic, Clarence Subject: RE: U.S. delivers coolant to Japan nuclear plant: Clinton/ Plant Being Cooled I just got a request from a friend…

Balarabe, Sarah

March 11th, 2011 – Wonder about the details of how this played out. – Official sources can’t or won’t comment – Pressure rose over 1.5x design pressure of RPV?

From: Lehning, John Sent: Friday, March 11, 2011 3:00 PM To: Klein, Paul Subject: RE: Airlifted Coolant I assume first story is controlled venting of primary containment – high pressure in primary system…

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