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Indie | 1 Billion Becquerels Per Hour Emission of Radioactive Materials from Fukushima I Nuke Plant at the End of June

July 19, 2011

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Indie | EX-SKF | 20 July 2011  That’s an amazing reduction from the maximum emission of 2,000 terabecquerels per hour on March 15, it is actually one-2 millionth of the maximum, says TEPCO in the Reference No. 2 of the progress report on the “roadmap” to God knows where. Is this number, 1 billion becquerels per hour […]

JAPAN | Kan’s possible successors unwilling to wave anti-nuclear banner

July 19, 2011

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JAPAN | ASAHI SHIMBUN | 19 July 2011 Naoto Kan’s dream of creating a society free of nuclear power appears destined to die when his reign as prime minister expires. No politician considered a possible successor is taking up Kan’s call to decommission all of Japan’s nuclear reactors. In fact, almost all prominent Cabinet ministers […]

JAPAN | All reactors off by spring — a once unthinkable scenario

July 19, 2011

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JAPAN | JAPAN TIMES 19 July 2011 FYI IF ALL REACTORS HALT All reactors off by spring — a once unthinkable scenario By MIZUHO AOKI Staff writer As the crisis continues at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant and thousands of people remain evacuated due to radiation fears, public sentiment has turned against allowing reactors […]

JAPAN | Radioactive water in Fukushima poses challenge

July 19, 2011

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JAPAN | NHK | 19 July 2011 The Japanese government and Tokyo Electric Power Company will announce on Tuesday a revised plan to bring the reactors at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant under control. They are expected to say that the first stage of the plan has been almost completed on schedule. But a […]

JAPAN | EDITORIAL/ Seeking a society without nuclear power generation: Let consumers regain leadership in developing energy policy

July 19, 2011

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JAPAN | ASAHI SHIMBUN | 19 July 2011 This is the last of a five-part editorial series proposing ways for Japan to achieve a society that does not depend on nuclear power generation for its energy supply. * * * Two key factors for producing necessary electricity while reducing our reliance on nuclear power are […]

JAPAN | TEPCO installs cover over No. 3 reactor’s turbine building as typhoon approaches

July 19, 2011

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JAPAN | MAINICHI | 19 July 2011 Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) carried out repair work on the No. 3 reactor of the Fukushima No. 1 Nuclear Power Plant on July 18 as Typhoon No. 6 approached the nation’s Pacific coast. TEPCO mended one of two holes in the roof of the No. 3 reactor’s […]

JAPAN | Ito-Yokado, Aeon supermarkets sell Fukushima beef

July 19, 2011

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JAPAN | MAINICHI | 19 July 2011 TOKYO (Kyodo) — Supermarket operator Ito-Yokado Co. said Monday it sold 41.7 kilograms of meat from a cow shipped from Fukushima Prefecture and contaminated with radioactive cesium at two of its outlets in Chiba Prefecture. The company has decided to suspend sales of Fukushima-produced beef for the time […]