Survey Robot Breaks Down Inside Fukushima No. 1 Reactor

via Japan Times / April 11, 2015 / A remote-controlled robot inserted to survey the inside of the No. 1 reactor at the damaged Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant has stopped functioning, Tokyo Electric Power Co. said. As a first step in the utility’s effort to remove melted nuclear fuel fro ...

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TEPCO May Evaporate Contaminated Fukushima Water

via RT.com / April 8, 2015 / Tainted water from Fukushima nuclear plant storage may be evaporated or stored underground instead of following earlier plans to release it into the ocean. Tokyo Electric Power Co (TEPCO), which is responsible for cleaning up the crippled power plant, planned to re ...

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Video: Fukushima West Coast Impact

via Goddard's Journal / Published February 17, 2015 / What will be the impact of Fukushima on the North American coast? This video covers the key science you need to know to reasonably answer that question. Studies cited in order presented... - Behrens et al (2012). Model simulations on ...

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Video: How Citizen Scientist Seawater Samples Are Processed

In case you're interested. A brief explanation of how seawater samples to monitor for Fukushima contamination are processed when they arrive at the University of Victoria. More details about sample analysis can be found at our partner organization's website Our Radioactive Ocean. The pr ...

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Radiation From Fukushima Has Reached The BC Coast

It's official. Radiation from trace amounts of cesium-134 and cesium-137 isotopes originating from the Fukushima disaster have now been detected on the coast of British Columbia. This comes as no surprise and as Dan Dicks of Press For Truth reports those of us in the alternative media have be ...

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Half of Land Owners For Radioactive Soil Storage Are Unknown

via Japan Times / April 5, 2015 / The central government has not been able to identify half of some 2,400 owners of land in Fukushima Prefecture where it plans to build storage facilities for contaminated soil from the nuclear crisis, sources said. The government intends to build the complex o ...

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Reactor Scanners Another Fuku Failure

via abcnews.com / March 27, 2015 / The cutting-edge technology was billed as a way to decipher where exactly the morass of nuclear fuel might sit at the bottom of reactors in the Japanese power plant that went into multiple meltdowns four years ago. Muon detector being unloaded at Fukushima D ...

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