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Typhoons cut Fukushima radiation, likely created hotspots via The Asahi Shimbun

FUKUSHIMA–Typhoons that battered Japan in October reduced radiation levels of some parts of Fukushima Prefecture significantly, but might have created radiation hot spots, according to the environmental group Greenpeace. Greenpeace Japan, a Tokyo-based nongovernmental organization, on March 9 released the … Continue reading

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Radioactivity on the move 2020: Recontamination and weather-related effects in Fukushima via Greenpeace International

Tokyo, Japan – Greenpeace Japan’s latest extensive radiation survey has found evidence of recontamination caused by 2019’s Typhoon 19 (Hagibis) and Typhoon 21 (Bualoi), which released radioactive caesium from the forested mountains of Fukushima Prefecture.  The survey, which was conducted over three … Continue reading

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Two nuclear power plants are in the track of deadly Super Typhoon Mangkhut, which is projected hit mainland China as early as Sunday via Sputnik International

Emergency response teams have been briefed on the storm as it approaches the Taishan Nuclear Power Plant and the Yangjiang Nuclear Power Station, both in Guangdong province, the South China Morning Post (SCMP) reported Saturday.  The Taishan plant is about 135 kilometers south of Hong … Continue reading

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Typhoon Wipha strikes Japan’s east coast via EarthSky

Typhoon Wipha, currently located in the northwestern Pacific Ocean, is pushing to the northeast towards Japan over the next 24 hours. It will likely bring heavy rain, gusty winds, and large surf across the east coast of Japan today (October … Continue reading

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