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JAPAN | Priority shifts to removing fuel from reactors 3, 4

July 17, 2011

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JAPAN | JAPAN TIMES | 17 July 2011 The government and Tokyo Electric Power Co. will place priority on removing fuel from the spent fuel pools of reactors 3 and 4 at the Fukushima No. 1 plant in the next phase of efforts to contain the crisis, sources said Saturday. In a new road map […]

Indie | Radioactive Rice Hay Found in Miyagi Prefecture

July 17, 2011

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Indie | EX-SKF | 17 July 2011 in three locations in two cities that are150 kilometers north of Fukushima I Nuclear Power Plant. In response to the radioactive rice hay found in Fukushima Prefecture that contained up to 500,000 becquerels/kg of cesium, Miyagi Prefecture did the survey of rice hay in three locations in two […]

Indie | PM Kan: “Step 2 Will Be Brought Forward So That You Can Go Home”

July 17, 2011

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Indie | EX-SKF | 17 July 2011 “Extend and Pretend” continues in Japan, getting beyond delusional particularly in light of more evidence of widespread radiation contamination. Prime Minister Kan, who survived the vote of no confidence and is determined more than ever to stay on (or dissolve the lower house and hold a general election […]

JAPAN | Nuke workers toiling under intense heat

July 17, 2011

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JAPAN | JAPAN TIMES | 17 July 2011 Workers are struggling under intense heat at the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant, with as many as 31 having fallen sick with heatstroke symptoms as of Friday, according to Tokyo Electric Power Co. While the utility has taken steps to ease working conditions, such as […]