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Japanese Govt and IAEA Ignore Radiation Risks to Coastal Population

via theecologist.org / September 28, 2015 / Radiation can be carried long distances by marine currents, concentrated in sediments, and carried in sea spray 16km or more inland, writes Tim Deere-Jones. So Fukushima poses a hazard to coastal populations and any who eat produce from their farms. So ...

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IAEA Board Considers Fukushima and LEU ‘Bank’

via world-nuclear-news.net / June 9, 2015 / The IAEA's 35-strong board generally meets five times per year to examine and make recommendations to the agency's General Conference, held every September, on the IAEA's accounts, program and budget. It also considers applications for membership. Am ...

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Japanese “Over-Confidence & Complacency” Proved Deadly In Fukushima

via Zero Hedge / June 9th, 2015 / In a stunning report by The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Director General Yukiya Amano fingers Japanese over-confidence and complacency among the main reasons why the country was unprepared to the Fukushima Daiichi disaster of 2011. As Sputnik News ...

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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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U.N. Agency Eyes Flushing More Fukushima-Contaminated Water

by Diane Barnes / NTI.org / February 14, 2014 / The U.N. nuclear watchdog urged Japan to weigh dumping radioactive water from its Fukushima plant to help control the fluid's "enormous" quantity. Japan should consider "all options" to manage radiation-tainted fluid from the Fukushima Daiichi ...

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International Experts Meeting In Vienna To Discuss Radiation Protection

by Michael Madsen / via IAEA / January 15, 2014 / The Tohoku earthquake on 11 March 2011 and the following tsunami that crippled the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant has brought to the forefront important challenges facing the international radiation protection regime. As a result of t ...

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IAEA: Fukushima clean-up “complicated” but “progressing” (AUDIO)

via WBUR.org / December 6, 2013 / Inspectors from the International Atomic Energy Agency are praising Japan for making progress to stabilize the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant, which was crippled by an earthquake and tsunami nearly three years ago. This week, the IAEA inspectors wrapped ...

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