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Japan Approves Third Nuclear Plant For Restart

via Reuters / May 20, 2015 / Japan's nuclear regulator signed off on the basic safety of a reactor at a third nuclear plant on Wednesday, as the country inches toward rebooting its atomic industry more than four years after the 2011 Fukushima disaster. The decision will be a boost for operator ...

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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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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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Audit Report: Billions of Yen Wasted on Bad Technology at Fukushima

March 24, 2015 / by Mari Yamaguchi / AP / Japanese government auditors say the operator of the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant has wasted more than a third of the 190 billion yen ($1.6 billion) in taxpayer money allocated for cleaning up the plant after it was destroyed by a March 2011 ear ...

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Flashback: Understanding the Power Structures Behind the 3.11 Fukushima Nuclear Disaster

from japan-focus.org / December 26, 2011 / By Nishioka Nobuyuki I: Fukushima and Okinawa At midnight on April 22, 2011, the Japanese government designated the zone within a 20-kilometer radius of the Fukushima nuclear power plant a controlled area under the Basic Law for Disaster Counter ...

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Thorium molten salt reactors to go into production by 2020

By Scott Dunn / thedigitalfirehouse.fr / January 8, 2015 / When most people think of nuclear power, they think of thousands of barrels of waste that no one can touch or do anything about. They look for ways to keep the waste out of their backyards. They think of crusty old domes near their homes ...

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British Researcher Blasts U.N. Report on Fukushima Cancer Risk As Unscientific

By Masakazu Honda / Asahi Shimbun / December 2, 2014 /A British scientist who studied the health effects of the 1986 Chernobyl disaster panned a United Nations report that virtually dismissed the possibility of higher cancer rates caused by the 2011 Fukushima nuclear crisis. Keith Baverstoc ...

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