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West Coast watches as Fukushima leaks radiation

West Coast watches as Fukushima leaks radiation | Fukushima | Scoop.it
Radioactive material from the Fukushima nuclear accident is still leaking into the ocean and showing up on U.S. shores. But the amounts are tiny.
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Over 70% of Japanese Against Nuclear Power Plants After Fukushima Tragedy

Over 70% of Japanese Against Nuclear Power Plants After Fukushima Tragedy | Fukushima | Scoop.it
Over 70 percent of the Japanese are in favor of completely or partially abandoning the use of nuclear power plants (NPP) in the country after the Fukushima disaster, a poll revealed Thursday.
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Nuclear safety experts are calling for households in the UK to be supplied with anti-radiation pills

Nuclear safety experts are calling for households in the UK to be supplied with anti-radiation pills | Fukushima | Scoop.it
NUCLEAR safety experts are calling for households in the UK to be supplied with anti-radiation pills as fears grow of the potential for terrorists to strike highly-sensitive sites around the country.
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Fukushima Apocalypse: Here’s How You Are Being Poisoned

Fukushima Apocalypse: Here’s How You Are Being Poisoned | Fukushima | Scoop.it
It’s been five years since an earthquake with a magnitude of 9.0 – the biggest in the nation’s recorded history and one of the five most powerful recorded ever around the world – and subsequent tsunami destroyed large parts of the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power …
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Germany to store atomic waste at Danish border

Germany to store atomic waste at Danish border | Fukushima | Scoop.it
Lightly radioactive materials to be stored near Padborg. Germany to store atomic waste at Danish border
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Radioactive Japanese cars on the market

Radioactive Japanese cars on the market | Fukushima | Scoop.it
The second hand vehicles appear to be outwardly sound but were owned by people living close to the Fukushima nuclear plant earthquake and tsunami.
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Ukraine cannot pay for spent nuclear fuel disposal due to seizure of Energoatom accounts

Ukraine cannot pay for spent nuclear fuel disposal due to seizure of Energoatom accounts | Fukushima | Scoop.it
KIEV, May 30. /TASS/. Ukraine does not pay for the spent nuclear fuel disposal due to seizure of accounts of Energoatom, the company’s spokesperson Ilona Zayets sain on Monday.
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France: Defects Confirmed in Steel Forgings for Nuclear Reactors

France: Defects Confirmed in Steel Forgings for Nuclear Reactors | Fukushima | Scoop.it
The French nuclear regulatory agency confirmed a discovery of safety-defects in about 400 forged parts produced since 1965 for nuclear reactors built by Areva. The agency narrowed its statement to indicate about 50 of the parts are installed in nuclear reactor plants operating in France. It did not comment on any forgings that may have been installed in reactors elsewhere.
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Japan to Cut Reliance On Nuclear Power

Japan to Cut Reliance On Nuclear Power | Fukushima | Scoop.it
Japan will cut reliance on nuclear power when it releases an updated energy plan as early as next year, reflecting public opposition and a recognition that current policy is unrealistic.

The move is expected to boost the country's use of renewable energy, but will also likely cement its drive towards cheaper coal-fired generation followin
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Fracking's Radioactivity Could Be As Dangerous As Nuclear Power's Releases

Fracking's Radioactivity Could Be As Dangerous As Nuclear Power's Releases | Fukushima | Scoop.it
Greenmedinfo.com - Natural Health Resource - The world's most widely referenced, open access, natural medicine database, with 20,000+ study abstracts and growing daily
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A few good reasons why we should abandon nuclear energy for good

A few good reasons why we should abandon nuclear energy for good | Fukushima | Scoop.it
Consensus is growing that we must reduce our dependence on fossil fuels. Proponents of nuclear energy say nuclear is the best alternative. But nuclear energy is neither clean no
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10 Near Misses at U.S. Nuclear Power Plants Considered Precursors to a Meltdown

10 Near Misses at U.S. Nuclear Power Plants Considered Precursors to a Meltdown | Fukushima | Scoop.it
Greenpeace USA released a new report on the 166 near misses at U.S. nuclear power plants over the past decade, of which 10 are considered by the NRC to
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40-year-old Japanese reactors poised for new lease on life

40-year-old Japanese reactors poised for new lease on life | Fukushima | Scoop.it
TOKYO/OSAKA -- Japan's nuclear power regulators will likely clear reactors to remain in operation beyond 40 years for the first time, an exception tha
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VIDEO - Chernobyl & Pripyat 30 Years On

Andrea Carroll is raising funds for Chernobyl & Pripyat 30 Years On on Kickstarter!

A photo book exploring the abandoned urban areas of Chernobyl and Pripyat 30 years after the nuclear power plant disaster
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Five At TEPCO Home Office Knew Of Meltdown Manual

Five At TEPCO Home Office Knew Of Meltdown Manual | Fukushima | Scoop.it
TEPCO admitted via Asahi Shimbun that 5 people at TEPCO's home office in Tokyo knew of the meltdown manual as they were the workers tasked with maintaining it. TEPCO provided no further explanation as to why the manual still wasn't used.
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Germany readying law on nuclear waste storage costs

Germany readying law on nuclear waste storage costs | Fukushima | Scoop.it
The German Cabinet plans to approve a draft law on Aug. 3 that will require its utilities to pay billions of euros into a state fund to help cover the cost
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Russia halts nuclear waste disposal from Ukraine

Russia halts nuclear waste disposal from Ukraine | Fukushima | Scoop.it
Russia’s state nuclear agency Rosatom has stopped removing spent nuclear fuel from Ukraine because bills have been unpaid, said nuclear decommissioning executive Oleg Kryukov.
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Gov to assist Fukushima Daiichi workers' health

Gov to assist Fukushima Daiichi workers' health | Fukushima | Scoop.it
Japan's government will open a health counseling service for the growing number of workers engaged in decommissioning the Fukushima Daiichi nuclea
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French nuclear power output drops due to strike

French nuclear power output drops due to strike | Fukushima | Scoop.it
Power output from France’s nuclear reactors dropped by around 6 per cent on Thursday as striking workers at plants across the country downed tools.
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Consumers keep footing the bill for nuclear project

Consumers keep footing the bill for nuclear project | Fukushima | Scoop.it
Did you know that South Carolina law allows utility companies to charge consumers more for cost overruns on big projects like building a nuclear power plant?
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The Nuclear Reactor You Can Dance In

The Nuclear Reactor You Can Dance In | Fukushima | Scoop.it
How Stockholm’s first nuclear facility became a place for the arts. And an occasional conference.
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Nuclear power in more trouble than oil

Nuclear power in more trouble than oil | Fukushima | Scoop.it
The U.S. nuclear power industry is shutting down plants earlier than expected because they have difficulty competing in deregulated markets. One hope for the remaining plants is that the Clean Power Plan may provide them a path forward because they don't generate carbon dioxide.
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Fukushima evacuation order to be lifted in July

TOKYO -- The Japanese government decided Friday to lift an evacuation order put in place after the March 2011 disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclea
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