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4158 bq/kg Mushrooms Found In Tochigi Prefecture

4158 bq/kg Mushrooms Found In Tochigi Prefecture | Fukushima | Scoop.it
Mushrooms from Tochigi prefecture tested and found to have 4158 bq/kg of cesium. The test was recently completed and shows that the problems of radioactive foods it not "over" and not isolated to F...
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Toshiba to take control of nuclear fuel supplier

Toshiba to take control of nuclear fuel supplier | Fukushima | Scoop.it
TOKYO (Jiji Press) — Toshiba Corp. said Friday that it will take full control of Nuclear Fuel Industries Ltd., a Japanese nuclear fuel supplier, by the end of June.
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Hole found in pipe at Genkai nuclear plant 

Hole found in pipe at Genkai nuclear plant  | Fukushima | Scoop.it
The operator of the Genkai nuclear plant in southwestern Japan says it has found a hole in a reactor pipe where a steam leak was detected on Friday.
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Total Tally For Fukushima Decommission Is $75 Billion

Total Tally For Fukushima Decommission Is $75 Billion | Fukushima | Scoop.it
The total decommissioning tally came in at US$75 billion (8 trillion yen), as estimated by the specially set up Nuclear Damage Compensation and Decommissioning Facilitation Corp
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The small fishing town providing Japan’s nuclear litmus test

The small fishing town providing Japan’s nuclear litmus test | Fukushima | Scoop.it
In the sleepy coastal town of Kaminoseki, population circa 3,000, one of Japan’s most divisive political debates – the future of nuclear power – is being played out in microcosm
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Today In History: Three Mile Island Disaster

Today In History: Three Mile Island Disaster | Fukushima | Scoop.it
Today in 1979, reactor two at the Three Mile Island Nuclear Generating Station in Pennsylvania experienced a partial meltdown that is still considered o
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Three Mile Island Nuclear Accident: Life Imitates Art

Three Mile Island Nuclear Accident: Life Imitates Art | Fukushima | Scoop.it
An article about the Three Mile Island nuclear plant accident on 28 March 1979 and its eerie similarities to the just-released move The China Syndrome.
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Steam leak prompts power generation to halt at Kyushu nuclear plant

Steam leak prompts power generation to halt at Kyushu nuclear plant | Fukushima | Scoop.it
Kyushu Electric Power Co stopped generating and supplying electricity at its nuclear reactor in southwestern Japan on Saturday after detecting a steam leak the previous day. The utility said there has been no radiation leak and that it will inspect the reactor, which resumed operation only a week ago at…
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Fukushima seven years later: case closed?

Fukushima seven years later: case closed? | Fukushima | Scoop.it
Award-winning news and culture, features breaking news, in-depth reporting and criticism on politics, business, entertainment and technology.
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Magnitude 5.1 earthquake strikes Japan's Ibaraki prefecture, no tsunami warning issued

Magnitude 5.1 earthquake strikes Japan's Ibaraki prefecture, no tsunami warning issued | Fukushima | Scoop.it
An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.1 struck Japan's Ibaraki prefecture on Friday
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Dorothy R. Cook 's curator insight, March 30, 7:09 PM

Lord God cover them all in the blood of Jesus and forgive us all and send your help to each and everyone of them from least to the greatest and to those that are trapped and sick and in need of their medicine to stay alive heal their bodies minds and give them your peace that surpasses all mans understanding and stay the hand of the death angel Lord God we humbly ask you to use that which has happened to provide a provision of help to those that was i n need of help before it took place but could not find any. Lord God you are God almighty by yourself and you are almighty, all knowing and all powerful Lord God you are so so worthy and we Thank you thank you thank you thank you for not only hearing but answering our prayers.In Jesus name Amen Thank you Lord God.


 

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Exceptionally efficient extraction may improve management of nuclear fuel

Exceptionally efficient extraction may improve management of nuclear fuel | Fukushima | Scoop.it
After used nuclear fuel is removed from a reactor, it emits heat for decades and remains radioactive for thousands of years. The used fuel is a mixture of major actinides (uranium, plutonium), fission products (mainly assorte
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Nissan builds new plant in Fukushima to give second life to EV batteries

At a small plant intended to help revitalise a town ravaged by the 2011 earthquake, Nissan Motor Co is giving its costly electric vehicle (EV) batteries new life after they pass their peak performance. Global automakers are looking for ways to make cheaper EVs and prolong the life of their…
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Problems at Pilgrim nuclear plant continue

Problems at Pilgrim nuclear plant continue | Fukushima | Scoop.it
Incorrectly installed clamps must be fixed before reactor starts up again
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Too little information clouds real impact of Three Mile Island

Too little information clouds real impact of Three Mile Island | Fukushima | Scoop.it
The sentinel mutations from the Three Miles Island nuclear accident
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US: More Nuclear Power Plant Shutdowns, Bailouts In The Works

US: More Nuclear Power Plant Shutdowns, Bailouts In The Works | Fukushima | Scoop.it
TATE IMPACT PENNSYLVANIA - Citing market challenges," electric utility FirstEnergy says it will close three nuclear plants in Ohio and Pennsylvania, while at the same time asking the Department of Energy for immediate help to keep its fleet of coal and nuclear plants open.
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Top secret flights carrying NUCLEAR WASTE from Britain to US 'to run until late next year'

Top secret flights carrying NUCLEAR WASTE from Britain to US 'to run until late next year' | Fukushima | Scoop.it

Four US Air Force flights carrying highly enriched uranium from Dounreay power station in the Scottish Highlands are said to have left Wick John O'Groats airport bound for South Carolina
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Security Enhancements For Nuclear Power Plants

Security Enhancements For Nuclear Power Plants | Fukushima | Scoop.it
These durable, extra-secure panels are far more effective than their predecessors. They are not susceptible to damage by wildlife, corrosion, trees, or vehicles
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Belgium will refuse to operate nuclear plants in favor of wind generators

Belgium will refuse to operate nuclear plants in favor of wind generators | Fukushima | Scoop.it
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Cheetah III robot preps for a role as a first responder

Cheetah III robot preps for a role as a first responder | Fukushima | Scoop.it
If you were to ask someone to name a new technology that emerged from MIT in the 21st century, there's a good chance they would name the robotic cheetah. Developed by the MIT Department of Mechanical Engineering's Biomimeti
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Japan to place renewable as major energy source in long-term plan

Japan to place renewable as major energy source in long-term plan | Fukushima | Scoop.it
The Japanese government plans to say in its long-term energy strategy that renewables are a "major" energy source while continuing to support nuclear power because of its zero carbon emissions, according to a draft of the plan. The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry presented the draft to a roundtable…
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Here’s how the bolt on the container of nuclear waste at San Onofre may have been shaken loose 

Here’s how the bolt on the container of nuclear waste at San Onofre may have been shaken loose  | Fukushima | Scoop.it
The discovery suspended loading of the newly-designed Holtec canisters at San Onofre and other U.S. nuclear plants.
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Why is the UK government so infatuated with nuclear power? Might it be to do with the military?

Why is the UK government so infatuated with nuclear power? Might it be to do with the military? | Fukushima | Scoop.it
As the nuclear option looks less and less sensible, it becomes harder to explain Whitehall’s enthusiasm. Might it be to do with the military?
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Scrapping crippled Fukushima plant to cost Y220 bil annually

Scrapping crippled Fukushima plant to cost Y220 bil annually | Fukushima | Scoop.it
Work to scrap the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant and deal with radioactive water buildup at the site is expected to cost around 220 billion yen annually over the three-year period from fiscal 2018, a source close to the matter said Thursday. It is the first time that Tokyo Electric…
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Romania NPP producer says 2nd reactor shut down after electric-system glitch 

Romania NPP producer says 2nd reactor shut down after electric-system glitch  | Fukushima | Scoop.it
Romania’s nuclear power producer Nuclearelectrica has said its Unit 2 reactor automatically disconnected from the power grid after a glitch in the electric system, Reuters reports.
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Study says Fukushima radioactive water continues to flow into sea

Study says Fukushima radioactive water continues to flow into sea | Fukushima | Scoop.it
Radioactive water continues to flow into the ocean from the Fukushima plant at around 2 billion becquerels a day, more than seven years after the nuclear crisis, a study by a Japanese professor said Wednesday. The amount of leakage of radioactive cesium 137 has decreased from some 30 billion becquerels…
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Another aging nuclear reactor in western Japan to be scrapped

Another aging nuclear reactor in western Japan to be scrapped | Fukushima | Scoop.it
Shikoku Electric decided to shutter the reactor at its Ikata plant in Ehime Prefecture because safety investments would make it too expensive to keep in service.
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