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Tenth reactor to restart in Japan following Fukushima disaster shutdown via Bellona

A nuclear power plant damaged in the 2011 Japanese tsunami that caused a meltdown at three reactors at Fukushima is slated to come back online after the governor of the Myagi prefecture greenlighted the resumption last week. A nuclear power … Continue reading

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Mountain regions pull for linear collider project via The Mainichi

Two mountainous regions, one in northeast Japan and one in the southwest, are now competing to host the construction of a major supercollider — even as the national government shows little interest in the project. The initiative, known as the … Continue reading

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M7.3 quake hits northeastern Japan, low tsunami arrive via The Mainichi

A strong earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.3 jolted northeastern and eastern Japan on Friday, with low tsunami waves arriving along the Pacific coast, according to authorities. The Japan Meteorological Agency said the 5:18 p.m. quake was likely an … Continue reading

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M5.6 quake jolts Miyagi Pref., no tsunami warning issued via The Mainichi

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.6 jolted Miyagi Prefecture in northeastern Japan early Thursday, the Japan Meteorological Agency said, issuing no tsunami warning. There were no immediate reports of major injuries, local officials said. No abnormalities have been … Continue reading

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First batch of Miyagi tsunami debris arrives in Tokyo via The Japan Times Online

The first batch of rubble from Onagawa, Miyagi Prefecture, arrived in Tokyo on Saturday under an agreement to help the town dispose of 100,000 tons of potentially radioactive tsunami debris by March 2014. Before jumping into the full-fledged transfer of … Continue reading

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Miyagi thyroid testing via The Japan Times

KYODO SENDAI — The Miyagi Prefectural Government on Sunday began testing the thyroids of 83 children of elementary school age and below in the town of Marumori, which is on the border with Fukushima Prefecture, to examine the impact the … Continue reading

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