Daily Archives: 2016/07/24

NZ’s nuclear resolve via the Otago Daily Times

[…] In 1987, Labour passed the New Zealand Nuclear Free Zone, Disarmament and Arms Control Act, meeting an election promise. In a largely symbolic response, the US Congress retaliated with the Broomfield Act, downgrading New Zealand’s status from ally to … Continue reading

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Japan nuclear cleanup next target in Russian economic offensive via Nikkei Asian Review

SOSNOVY BOR, Russia — A Russian state company has offered to help decontaminate radioactive water at the battered Fukushima nuclear power plant and assist in decomissioning reactors. In addition to export revenues, Moscow sees a chance to cozy up to … Continue reading

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VOX POPULI: There’s no end to Fukushima crisis while melted fuel remains via The Asahi Shimbun

A massive concrete structure encases the wrecked No. 4 reactor at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, site of the catastrophic 1986 accident. Dubbed the “sarcophagus,” it was erected to contain the fuel that could not be extracted from the crippled … Continue reading

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愛媛、伊方再稼働反対を訴え 原発近くで抗議集会 via 河北新報

 再稼働が8月にも予定される愛媛県伊方町の四国電力伊方原発3号機近くで、全国から集まった約700人が24日、抗議集会を開き、「再稼働反対」などと声を上げた。 集会は原発周辺の路上で開かれ、「発電に核を使うな」と書いたのぼりを持った人らが詰め掛けた。参加したルポライターの鎌田慧さんが「伊方原発でもし事故があったら瀬戸内海一帯が汚染される」と批判し「原発をなくすために頑張っていこう」と呼び掛けた。 続きは愛媛、伊方再稼働反対を訴え 原発近くで抗議集会

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