Monthly Archives: October 2013

Japan’s new state secrets law raise fears over Fukushima reporting

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (3RD-L) speaks during a joint-meeting by Nuclear Emergency Response Headquarters and Nuclear Power Disaster Management Council at the prime minister's official residence in Tokyo (AFP Photo) via RT / October 25, 2013  / Many issues of national importance ...

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JGov Denies Fukushima Water “Leaking Into Open Ocean”

via ex-SKF / October 21, 2013 / The ex-McKinsey management consultant never ceases to entertain (albeit in a bad way). The last I heard Mr. Toshimitsu Motegi was when he said there would be more space to install storage tanks for contaminated water once Reactors 5 and 6 at Fukushima I NPP w ...

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Heavy rains overflow barriers surrounding Fukushima water tanks

via RT / October 20, 2013 / Water has overflowed at Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant. Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) is attempting to discern the quality of the water and possible radioactive substances which could have been spilled. TEPCO announced on Monday that the water o ...

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Japan extends deadline for Fukushima clean-up

via Arirang News / October 22, 2013 / Japan's Environment Ministry was forced to acknowledge Monday that the decontamination of six towns around the stricken Fukushima nuclear plant will have to be delayed by up to three years. The clean-up was originally due to be complete by next March, b ...

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Fukushima farmers negotiate with Japanese Government (video)

via YouTube / Footage from a public consultation between the Japanese government and Fukushima residents recorded June 6, 2013 and posted by World Network Children.

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Japanese Nuclear Disaster Drill Made Residents Evacuate in Direction of Wind

via Ex-SKF / October 14, 2013 / Duh. Relying on government officials in an emergency may be hazardous to your health and well-being. Nagaoka City, where the drill was carried out, is located in Niigata Prefecture, close to Kashiwazaki-Kariwa NPP. Good luck residents, because the governor ...

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IAEA sends another team to Japan to monitor Fukushima clean-up

via Press TV / October 14, 2013 / The International Atomic Energy Agency has for a second time sent a team of experts to Japan to monitor the clean-up operation at the nuclear power plant in Fukushima. The IAEA team, which includes 16 nuclear specialists, arrived in the Japanese capital, Tokyo, ...

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