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Resident demands city of Fukushima take action after alleged decontamination fraud via The Japan Times

FUKUSHIMA – A resident of the city of Fukushima filed a complaint Monday demanding the municipality seek the return of ¥12 million from a company that is alleged to have padded its bills for radiation decontamination work by submitting fake … Continue reading

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Nuclear Whistle-blower Vanunu Is Israel’s Edward Snowden via Haaretz

By Avner Cohen The interview Channel 2 conducted with Mordechai Vanunu earlier this month was fascinating and informative. This was the first time that the Israeli public got a look at the life and the world of the person who … Continue reading

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Australian Power Company Caught Overcharging Customers to Make Up for Lost Revenue Due to Solar via The Courier-Mail

nergex documents reveal that the company last year planned to “recover” $469.8 million in “under-recovered revenue” over the next two years, with the amount to be tagged on to future prices. The figure reflects the shortfall in actual revenue compared … Continue reading

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Attempts to Silence Environmentalists Continue via EcoWatch/Reader Supported News

arly November marked the 18th anniversary of the tragic murder of outspoken writer and environmental activist Ken Saro-Wiwa and eight colleagues by the Nigerian government. Saro-Wiwa and the others had waged a long campaign to stop multinational oil company Royal … Continue reading

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Our Hero: David Lochbaum of the Union of Concerned Scientists via ecocentric

A nuclear engineer by training, Dave Lochbaum worked in nuclear power plants for nearly two decades. In the early 1990s, he and a colleague identified a safety problem in a plant where they were working, but were ignored when they … Continue reading

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