Daily Archives: 2011/06/07

[video]HBO – Chernobyl Heart

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[video] Atomic Mom: Momisode – Interview with Documentary Filmmaker Hitomi Kamanaka

 

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Report of Japanese Government to the IAEA Ministerial Conference on Nuclear Safety – The Accident at TEPCO’s Fukushima Nuclear Power Stations –

From the Prime Minister of Japan and his Cabinet Office.  “Report of Japanese Government to the IAEA Ministerial Conference on Nuclear Safety – The Accident at TEPCO’s Fukushima Nuclear Power Stations -“  

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原子力安全に関するIAEA閣僚会議に対する 日本国政府の報告書 -東京電力福島原子力発電所の事故について-

首相官邸ホームページより、原子力安全に関するIAEA閣僚会議に対する 日本国政府の報告書 -東京電力福島原子力発電所の事故について-

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Will Fukushima Make China Reconsider Its Hydropower Boom? via Japan Focus

While the Three Gorges Dam was under construction, it was celebrated by China’s leaders as a symbol of economic and technological progress. With a capacity of 18,200 megawatts, it is the world’s biggest hydropower plant and generates about 2 percent … Continue reading

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Radiation’s Unknowns Weigh on Japan via The New York Times

As officials in Japan agonize over what constitutes a safe radiation dose for people who live near the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear reactors, the state of the science has been a daunting problem. Studies on the effects of exposure are based mostly … Continue reading

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Radiation Understated After Quake, Japan Says via The New York Times

TOKYO — Japan said Monday that radioactive emissions from the stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in the early days of the March 11 earthquake and tsunami disaster might have been more than twice as large as a previous estimate, … Continue reading

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Japan doubles Fukushima radiation leak estimate via The Guardian

The amount of radiation released by the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in the days after the 11 March tsunami could have been more than double that originally estimated by its operator, Japan‘s nuclear safety agency has said. The revelation has raised … Continue reading

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‘Hot spots’ evacuation mulled via The Japan Times

The government is considering expanding the evacuation area in Fukushima Prefecture to include other areas with high levels of radiation as a result of the nuclear crisis at the Fukushima No. 1 power plant, officials said. The government will be … Continue reading

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Official probe begins into nuclear disaster via The Japan Times

An independent panel of experts launched a probe Tuesday into the crisis at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant amid strong domestic and international criticism the government and Tokyo Electric Power Co. bungled the response to the accident. This is … Continue reading

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