Japanese court refuses to rehouse children near Fukushima site — RT News

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Published time: April 25, 2013 23:30 Nagashima Rio who was born on March 15, is tested for possible nuclear radiation at an evacuation centre in Koriyama, Fukushima Prefecture, northern Japan, located about 60 km from the tsunami and earthquake-crippled nuclear reactor, March 31, 2011. (Reuters/Kim Kyung-Hoon) Share on Tumblr Trends Fukushima nuclear disasterTags Children, Health,…

US Army General Warns of Impending Fukushima Doom – Yahoo! News

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A Natural Solutions Foundation Media Release: Maj. Gen. Albert N. Stubblebine III (US Army Ret.)’s Estimate of Situation about Fukushima, Japan, focusing on the immediate threat to the Northern Hemisphere emanating from the highly radioactive ruins of the 5 Fukushima nuclear reactors. The Woodlands, Texas (PRWEB) May 14, 2012 Maj. Gen. Albert N. Stubblebine III…

Experts: Radiation at Fukushima Plant Far Worse Than Thought

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Published on Wednesday, March 28, 2012 by Common Dreams Water at surprisingly low levels; damage “worse than expected”   – Common Dreams staff Radiation levels inside Fukushima’s reactor 2 have reached fatally high levels, and levels of water are far lower than previously thought, experts say today. A radiation monitor indicates 131.00 microsieverts per hour…

Bird Population in Collapse Near Fukushima | Common Dreams

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Published on Friday, February 3, 2012 by Common Dreams Study: Many species show “dramatically” elevated DNA mutation rates, developmental abnormalities and extinctions – Common Dreams staff An upcoming study shows the future for birds and insect life around Fukushima has been badly damaged, an ominous sign of things to come.photo: SandoCap The study, set to be…

Fukushima’s animals abandoned and left to die – CNN.com

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By Kyung Lah, CNN January 26, 2012 — Updated 1048 GMT (1848 HKT) Animals left to die in Fukushima zone STORY HIGHLIGHTS Nearly a year after the quake and tsunami, animal carcasses litter the region Animal activists call the dead animals an outrage Environmental agency says government has tried to rescue as many as possible It points…

Local govts clear dirt for kids’ health / Reject official definition of ‘safe’ radiation : National : DAILY YOMIURI ONLINE (The Daily Yomiuri)

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Local govts clear dirt for kids’ health / Reject official definition of ‘safe’ radiation The Yomiuri Shimbun Municipal governments in Fukushima Prefecture have taken it upon themselves to remove radioactive topsoil from children’s outdoor play areas, with operations under way or planned at 217 locations, The Yomiuri Shimbun has learned. Efforts to clear the topsoil–expected…

PressTV – Head of Fukushima operator resigns

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Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) President Masataka Shimizu The head of the operator of Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant has resigned amid Japan’s struggle to overcome the country’s worst nuclear crisis. Masataka Shimizu, the head of Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) said on Friday that he wanted to “take managerial responsibility and bring a symbolic close,”…

Desdemona Despair: Photo gallery: Tsunami inundating Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, 11 March 2011

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Photo gallery: Tsunami inundating Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, 11 March 2011 0 comments Posted by Jim at Thursday, May 19, 2011 TEPCO has just released new photos of the March 11th tsunami hitting the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant. The following sequence shows the first tsunami wave approaching the plant, overwhelming the sea wall, and washing away vehicles.…

Radiation tests lacking / Nuclear plant workers unsure of internal exposure levels : National : DAILY YOMIURI ONLINE (The Daily Yomiuri)

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The Yomiuri Shimbun Nearly two months after the start of the crisis at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant, only 10 percent of workers there had been tested for internal radiation exposure caused by inhalation or ingestion of radioactive substances, due to a shortage of testing equipment available for them. Tokyo Electric Power Co.,…

Two Other Nuclear Reactors Suffer Serious Damage – WSJ.com

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By MITSURU OBE TOKYO—Substantial damage to the fuel cores at two additional reactors of Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear complex has taken place, operator Tokyo Electric Power Co. said Sunday, further complicating the already daunting task of bringing them to a safe shutdown while avoiding the release of high levels of radioactivity. The revelation followed an acknowledgment on Thursday…

Radiation Network: Japan

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Here is a Map of Japan showing the Nuclear Sites around the country, most of which are Nuclear Power Plants, including the one(s) suffering partial meltdown and radiation release.  Our network has 4 or 5 Monitoring Stations in Japan so far, including two in suburbs southwest of Tokyo, another in Saitama Prefecture, closer to Fukushima, and a fourth in Kobe at the southern…

Radiation Network: Europe

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Our network currently has a couple of Monitoring Stations in Europe, specifically in Norway and Italy, that run from time to time.  Keep your eye open for a Yellow circle over the city of Bergenand Verona, respectively, in those countries.  The Norway station operates the Inspector, the higher count model built around the 2″ pancake GM tube, while the Italy station runs the…

Radiation Network: America

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    Welcome to RadiationNetwork.com, home of the National Radiation Map, depicting environmental radiation levels across the USA, updated in real time every minute.  This is the first web site where the average citizen (or anyone in the world) can see what radiation levels are anywhere in the USA at any time.                          Nuclear Site                 Alert Level = 100 CPM How the Map Works:…

Nearly 3,000 taken to hospitals by ambulances from quake shelters ‹ Japan Today: Japan News and Discussion

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Tuesday 17th May, 11:00 AM JST http://platform0.twitter.com/widgets/tweet_button.html?_=1305673451053&count=horizontal&lang=en&text=Nearly%203%2C000%20taken%20to%20hospitals%20by%20ambulances%20from%20quake%20shelters%20%E2%80%B9%20Japan%20Today%3A%20Japan%20News%20and%20Discussion&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.japantoday.com%2Fcategory%2Fnational%2Fview%2Fnearly-3000-taken-to-hospitals-by-ambulances-from-quake-shelters&via=JapanToday http://www.facebook.com/plugins/like.php?href=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.japantoday.com%2Fcategory%2Fnational%2Fview%2Fnearly-3000-taken-to-hospitals-by-ambulances-from-quake-shelters&layout=button_count&show_faces=true&width=360&action=like&font&colorscheme=light&height=30 Print TOKYO — Nearly 3,000 evacuees living in shelters in three of the northeastern Japan prefectures worst affected by the March 11 earthquake and tsunami have been taken to hospital by ambulance, according to a Kyodo News survey released Tuesday. At least 2,816 evacuees suffering from stress…