Monthly Archives: June 2012

Record Radiation Levels Detected at Fukushima

MarketWatch / June 27, 2012 / Tokyo Electric Power Co., the operator of Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant, said Wednesday record amounts of radiation had been detected in the basement of reactor No. 1, further hampering clean-up operations. Tepco took samples from the basement after lo ...

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TEPCO Still Unable to Find Fukushima Leaks

NHK / June 12, 2012 / The operator of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant says a new method has failed to locate radioactive water leaking from one of the reactors. Identifying the leaks is a key step towards decommissioning the plant. Tokyo Electric Power Company said workers used an ...

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More Reports Emerge Regarding Fukushima Cover Ups

by James Corbett FukushimaUpdate.com June 14, 2012 Two new reports have emerged this week from the Japanese government demonstrating how government agencies hid data from the public in the wake of the Fukushima nuclear crisis, and how they misrepresented the effects of that crisis. On Mon ...

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Fukushima residents file criminal complaint

by Kyung Lah / CNN / June 11, 2012 The executives of the Japanese utility that owns the stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant and a number of the country's government officials should go to jail, according to a complaint filed by more than 1,000 local residents on Monday. A total of ...

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Then and Now: Ishinomaki

This film is about the Tohoku region (hit by the earthquake and tsunami that occurred in Japanin March 2011), as a reminder as to the ongoing difficulties being faced by the locals attempting to rebuild their towns. Eight months after the Tsunami, Paul, Ivan and Jeffrey visited a town on t ...

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