Monthly Archives: November 2011

Fukushima Update – Day 265

Hospitalized Fukushima head told workers to disregard TEPCO orders / Enformable.com / November 30, 2011 / Masao Yoshida, who has drawn media attention for continuing the seawater injection despite Tokyo Electric Power Co.’s decision to suspend the measure, told workers not to obey his ensuin ...

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Fukushima guilty of world’s worst sea contamination (VIDEO)

via AlJazeera / November 29, 2011 / RELATED: Aqua Chernobyl French Study on Fukushima Ocean Contamination (English Translation) Fukushima: Towards the Formation of a Radioactive Graveyard in the Pacific Ocean?

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TEPCO: New Details on Reactor Damage

via NHK / November 30, 2011 / The operator of the damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant has announced the results of an analysis on the state of melted fuel in the plant's Number 1 unit. The Tokyo Electric Power Company, or TEPCO, and several research institutes made public thei ...

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Putting the “Con” in Decontamination

via ex-SKF / November 29, 2011 / They will power-wash the trees and call it "decontamination". At least in this video, they put down the tarp under the tree. NHK News on 11/28/2011 has a clip that shows exactly the same "decon" method but without any tarp to at least shield the soil ...

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Fukushima Update – Day 264

Expert urges probe of No.2 reactor leak / NHK / November 29, 2011 / The spike in radiation levels following unspecified trouble at the No.2 reactor on March 15th was much more prominent than on March 12th or 14th, when explosions hit the No.1 and No.3 reactors. Shinichiro Kado, an associate ...

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Dr. Chris Busby Fights Back Against Detractors (video)

via ENEnews.com / November 27, 2011 / The week began with several high-profile attacks on Christopher Busby, visiting professor at the University of Ulster’s school of biomedical sciences and scientific secretary of the European Committee on Radiation Risk: Post-Fukushima ‘anti-radiat ...

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Fukushima Update – Day 263

Fukushima Dai-Ichi Plant Chief to Undergo Medical Treatment / Bloomberg / November 28, 2011 Masao Yoshida, the manager of Japan’s crippled Fukushima atomic plant, was transferred to the hospital after almost nine months directing efforts to contain the worst nuclear disaster in 25 years. ...

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