Monthly Archives: May 2015

TEPCO To Sell Large Portion Of Uranium Reserves

via Enformable.com / May 19, 2015 / Tokyo Electric Power Company has not used any uranium to produce electricity since the March 11th, 2011 nuclear disaster.  None of the reactors owned by TEPCO have been restarted and remain offline. The utility has been struggling to stay ahead of the mount ...

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Majority of Fukushima Evacuees Have Family Members With Health Problems

by Keisuke Sato / The Asahi Shimbun /  May 19, 2015 / Nearly 70 percent of evacuees from areas around the damaged Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant have family members complaining of physical or mental problems, a recent survey showed. Released by the Fukushima prefectural government, ...

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TEPCO May Need to Dump Fukushima Water Into Sea, UN Says

via bloomberg.com / May 15, 2015 / Tokyo Electric Power Co. should consider discharging water contaminated by the Fukushima Daiichi reactor meltdowns into the Pacific Ocean, the International Atomic Energy Agency said. More than four years after the nuclear power-plant disaster in Japan, the Uni ...

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Video: TEPCO Starts Removing Cover For Fukushima Reactor

via NHK World / May 15, 2015 / The operator of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant began work on Friday morning to dismantle the cover of the No.1 reactor building. The cover was installed after the March 2011 nuclear accident to prevent radioactive dust from dispersing. The reactor experience ...

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World Uranium Symposium 2015 Fukushima Workshop

via Fairewinds.org / May 7, 2015 / In April of 2015, Fairewinds’ Chief Engineer, Arnie Gundersen and the Fairewinds crew headed to Quebec City for the World Uranium Symposium. Attended by more than 300 delegates from 20 countries that produce uranium for nuclear power and weapons, the symposium ...

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U.S. Restricts Some Japan Food Imports Over Contamination Concerns

via People's Daily Online / May 9th, 2015 / The United States has recently tightened restriction of food imported from Japan. According to Import Alert 99-33 issued by USFDA, a list of Japanese food will be banned unless they pass physical examination, which includes milk, butter, milk-based infa ...

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Powerful 6.8 Earthquake Strikes Off Japan’s East Coast

via RT.com / May 12, 2015 / A powerful 6.8 earthquake has struck off the eastern coast of Japan’s Honshu island, USGS and Japan Meteorological Agency report. Shaking has been felt in Tokyo. The quake struck at 6:13am local time at a depth of almost 50 kilometers. While USGS originally report ...

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