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Fukushima nuclear plant on Typhoon Roke alert

Typhoon Roke is expected to approach the northern prefecture of Fukushima on Wednesday night. It has already brought a total rainfall of more than 200 millimeters to the area since Tuesday midnight. Efforts…

Fukushima Daichi Nuclear Power Station Inflow spot of rainwater in the basement of Turbine Building, Unit 6

Fukushima Daichi Nuclear Power Station Inflow spot of rainwater in the basement of Turbine Building, Unit 6

Fukushima Daichi Nuclear Power Station Inflow spot of rainwater in the basement of Turbine Building, Unit 6 (pictured on Sep 21, 2011) Source:, via Enformable

Bags of contaminated debris in the covered soccer field near J-Village's gymnasium

A Visit to Fukushima J-Village: Temporary Workers Risk Radiation to Feed Families Not To Save Japan?

Since the nuclear disaster at Fukushima, the power plant‘s operator TEPCO has relied on temporary workers to help bring the reactors under control. Most workers wear only long-sleeved dark-blue underwear under the suits. Those who…


Brazil claims No Fukushima Here – Releases plans to build 4 more nuclear plants

Brazil is completing construction of its third nuclear plant and will build four more plants to increase its nuclear energy production, Energy Minister Edison Lobao said Thursday. “Despite the recent incidents in Japan,…

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Arson at corporate offices for Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant

BRATTLEBORO, Vt. (AP) — Someone set an early morning fire at the corporate offices of a nuclear power plant that is fighting to stay open, police said Tuesday. No one was injured, but…


Race against time at Fukushima Daiichi as Typhoon Roke approaches

Workers at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant on Japan’s Pacific coast were racing against time to ready the crippled plant against a powerful typhoon heading straight for it, a spokesman said Wednesday. Teams…

Tsunami in Minamisoma

Tsunami as seen from a Heating plant in the city of Minamisoma in Fukushima prefecture

Minamisoma is approximately 30 km from the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant. While the power generating stations are different, this can give the viewer a feel of the impact of the tsunami along…


Scottish nuclear leak ‘will never be completely cleaned up’

Radioactive contamination that leaked for more than two decades from the Dounreay nuclear plant on the north coast of mainland Scotland will never been completely cleaned up, a Scottish government agency has admitted….

Unit 1, Reactor building cover from northern side2

Work Suspended at Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant as Typhoon Roke Approaches

Workers at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant are stepping up precautions in advance of the approaching typhoon. Typhoon Roke is expected to approach the northern prefecture of Fukushima on Wednesday night. It…


Expert urges checks of reactor interiors – TEPCO Should Ensure Cooling Methods Are Effective & No More Criticality In Fuel

An expert commenting on the accelerated plan to contain the crisis at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant says the interior temperatures of the damaged reactors need to be checked. Masanori Naitoh, director in…

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TEPCO Releases new video on-site at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant

English Japanese Reports from the Field ◆ Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station ◆ The video footage is 3 minutes and 40 seconds long and consists of various clips taken between late June and…


Japanese Minister Hosono in charge of Fukushima asks United States and France to aid scrapping reactors

Japan‘s cabinet minister in charge of the nuclear disaster has asked the United States and France for help in scrapping the reactors at the Fukushima Daiichi power plant. Goshi Hosono on Monday held…

Goshi Hosono

Hosono pledges to achieve mysterious “cold shutdown” by year-end

VIENNA–Goshi Hosono, the state minister in charge of the Fukushima nuclear accident, vowed to achieve cold shutdown at the crippled reactors northeast of Tokyo by the end of the year. The government had…


Residents furious over 60-page application, 160-page manual for TEPCO compensation

Residents affected by the ongoing crisis at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant are furious after learning they will have to wade through a 60-page application form — accompanied by a 160-page manual…


Typhoon Roke – 1 Million May Evacuate – 500 tons of underground water leaking into Fukushima Daiichi buildings

Typhoon Roke brought evacuation orders and fears of floods to Nagoya city in central Japan today as it approached the main island of Honshu on a course toward the crippled Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear…


Sellafield organ scandal – Organs from over 65 deceased nuclear workers taken without consent

The UK Atomic Energy Authority will also look at data from its former research sites at Dounreay, Windscale (as Sellafield used to be called), Harwell and Winfrith to discover if similar tissue sampling…


Fukushima Still Spiraling Out of Control – Air and Ocean Contamination Likely to Continue While Groundwater Contamination Is Concerning to Experts

At least one billion becquerels of radiation continue to leak from Japan‘s Fukushima nuclear plant each day even though it is now more than five months after the March earthquake and tsunami that…

Sampling of radioactive materials in the air above reactor building of Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station Unit 1

Japanese Researcher: Inexplicable air radiation levels infer Recriticality in July and August?

Part from Shukan Playboy Japan (9/12/2011): …実は公的機関が発表している放射線量の数値で、不可解な動きが計測されているのだ。それは、7月末から8月にかけて発生した放射線量の大幅な上昇。3月の事故直後から、事態の深刻さをネット上での論文発表などで訴え続けてきた日沼洋陽工学博士はこう解説する。 … Indeed, there are some inexplicable numbers reported on the air radiation levels by the government agencies. That is, a big rise in the radiation levels…


Fukushima Fallout – Siemens to quit nuclear industry “The chapter for us is closed”

German engineering giant Siemens is to withdraw from the nuclear industry following the Fukushima nuclear disaster, its chief executive says. The move is a response to the Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan in…


Over Sixty Thousand Japanese march against nuclear power in Tokyo

TOKYO (AP) – Chanting “Sayonara nuclear power” and waving banners, tens of thousands of people marched in central Tokyo on Monday to call on Japan’s government to abandon atomic energy in the wake…

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