Monthly Archives: June 2013

Toxic groundwater found in Fukushima No. 1 well just 6 meters from Pacific

via Japan Times / June 30, 2013 / Tokyo Electric Power Co. said Saturday it has detected high levels of radioactive substances, including strontium, emitting beta rays in groundwater taken from a well at the port of the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant. Tepco said 3,000 becquerels of radioactive ...

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New map of radioactive iodine released from Fukushima Daiichi

via Enformable.com / June 28, 2013 / The American Health Physics Society released a map which shows how far radioactive iodine spread in the wake of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster.  The map was generated by researchers from the Japan Atomic Energy Agency and the United States Departm ...

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First MOX shipment since Fukushima disaster arrives in Fukui

via Japan Times / June 27, 2013 / Japan’s first shipment of mixed uranium-plutonium oxide (MOX) fuel since the Fukushima nuclear crisis broke out in March 2011 arrived early Thursday at the Sea of Japan port of Takahama, Fukui Prefecture. But the fuel, which took more than two months to get ...

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TEPCO shareholders want out of nuclear power

via NHK World / June 26, 2013 / A group of shareholders at Tokyo Electric Power Company is demanding the utility withdraw from the business of nuclear power generation. TEPCO operates the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. Shareholders gathered in Tokyo on Wednesday. It was their ...

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via nf2045.blogspot.com Saturday June 29, 2013, 1:00-2:30 PM, Seijo University, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo, Building 7, 4th floor. Access map to the campus. The Center for Glocal Studies at Seijo University, Tokyo, will host a public lecture by American historian Robert Jacobs. The lecture wil ...

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War and the New Nuclear Danger: #Fukushima and Beyond

Global Research News Hour Episode 31: via Global Research.ca / June 24, 2013 / One of the most severe industrial accidents in history occurred two and a half years ago when the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear facility in Japan was crippled in the wake of an earthquake and tsunami that struck the i ...

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Tritium level rising in #Fukushima plant port

via NHK World / June 25, 2013 / Officials from Tokyo Electric Power Company say the level of radioactive tritium has been rising in sea water near the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. They say they can't rule out the possibility that contaminated groundwater seeped into the sea. TEPCO ...

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