Daily Archives: 2014/12/12

Move to switch Japan’s nuclear reactors back on divides communities via Australian Broadcasting Corporation

SABRA LANE, PRESENTER: Four years on from one of the world’s nuclear disasters, the meltdown at Fukushima, Japan is on the verge of a historic move to switch its mothballed nuclear reactors back on. The move is deeply controversial, as … Continue reading

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Three honored by human rights panel via The Barnstable Patriot

Honored were Dianne F. Kaufman, a formerly homeless woman who now makes about 600 meals a week for the homeless in Hyannis; Diane Turco, co-founder of the anti-nuke group the Cape Downwinders; and Steven G. Xiarhos, deputy chief of the … Continue reading

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Court orders ministry to identify municipalities in survey on storing 3/11 debris December 12, 2014 via Asahi Shimbun

OSAKA–The Osaka District Court ordered the Environment Ministry to reveal the names of local governments that agreed to accept or considered accepting debris from the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake. The court on Dec. 11 struck down the government’s decision … Continue reading

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NRC finds Palisades Nuclear Plant safety violation involving monitoring workers for radiation via Michigan Live

COVERT TOWNSHIP, MI — Federal regulators found a safety violation involving monitoring of workers for radiation exposure at the Palisades nuclear power plant in Covert Township early this year, according to a report. Workers at Palisades were performing equipment maintenance during a refueling … Continue reading

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