Monthly Archives: January 2013

Great Lakes Nuclear Dump

By Dennis Riches / nf2045.blogspot.com / January 19, 2013 / More forgotten history that hides in plain sight: It's not a stop for the Japanese tourists who visit Niagara, but they might be interested to know. The shores of Lake Ontario and the Niagara River are the resting place for high-level ...

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Fish with 2,500 times legal limit for radiation caught near Fukushima plant

by Cherrie Lou Bullones / The Japan Daily Press / January 21, 2013 / A murasoi fish, comparable to a rockfish, was found at a port in the area of the now-closed Fukushima nuclear power plant, which contained 254,000 becquerels per kilogram of cesium, an amount which shockingly exceeds Japan’ ...

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Fukushima: Fallout of fear

by Geoff Brumfiel / via Nature.com / January 16, 2013 / In the immediate aftermath of the nuclear accident, public-health experts worried about the possible risk from radiation. Subsequent analyses have shown that the prompt, if frantic, evacuation of areas around the reactors probably limited ...

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Fukushima debris hits Hawaii

via RT.com / January 18, 2013 / Debris set adrift by the 2011 Japanese tsunami has made its way to Hawaii, triggering concerns over the unknown effects of the radiation it may carry from the meltdown of the Fukushima reactor. Debris has washed ashore the islands of Oahu and Kauai and the st ...

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Japan to start building world’s biggest offshore wind farm

via AP-Perspective / January 19, 2013 / Japan is to start building its ambitious wind farm project off the Fukushima coast in July. The farm is expected to become the world’s largest and produce 1GW of power once completed in 2020. The power-generating facility will be built 16 kilometers ...

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