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JAPAN | POINT OF VIEW/ Hajime Matsumoto: Influence politics with street demonstrations

July 28, 2011

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JAPAN | ASAHI SHIMBUN | 28 July 2011 Using the Internet, we organized a street demonstration against nuclear power generation in Tokyo’s Koenji district in April. This was followed by another in May in Shibuya, and then one more in Shinjuku on June 11. They were lively, almost festive affairs with reggae musicians and traditional […]

Indie | Fukushima I Nuke Plant: Humans Enter Reactor 3, Receive 4.61 Millisieverts for 40 Minute Work

July 28, 2011

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Indie | EX-SKF | 28 July 2011  11 TEPCO employees entered the Reactor 3 reactor building on July 27 to measure radiation in locations where they would need to work in order to switch the water injection point to the ECCS pipe for more efficient “cooling” of the “fuel in the RPV”. Looking at the […]

Indie | Radiation in Japan: How the Brainwashing Was Done in Fukushima

July 28, 2011

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Indie | EX-SKF | 28 July 2011 An article appeared in the local (Ishikawa Prefecture) version of Mainichi Shinbun on July 25. The article was about the anti-nuke demonstration in Kanazawa City in Ishikawa on July 24, and it contained this passage: 県内の参加者に交じって、国が計画的避難区域に指定した福島県飯舘村の村立草野小学校職員、愛澤卓見さんも発言。愛澤さんは「震災直後は情報がなく、国が 派遣した大学教授が『村で採れた野菜は、洗えば食べられる』と説明したことなどを機に、避難先から子どもらが村に戻り、被ばくした」と語った。 Among the participants was Mr. Takumi Aizawa, a school worker at Kusano Elementary […]

UK | Japan cattle shipment halt expands amid radiation scare

July 28, 2011

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UK | REUTERS | 28 july 2011 * Govt bans Miyagi beef shipments due to radiation worries * Excessive radiation found in vegetables, tea, seafood (Adds government confirmation, quotes, rice info) (Reuters) – Japan extended on Thursday its ban on beef cattle shipments to include Miyagi prefecture after finding radiation levels exceeding safety standards in some cattle, […]

Indie | Radioactive Leaf Compost: Kamakura City in Kanagawa Finally Stops Giving Out Compost to Residents

July 28, 2011

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Indie | EX-SKF | 28 July 2011 after more than 4 months of radioactive fallout, because the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has finally issued a notice that it would be better not to use leaf compost. It has been in the news from early on that the level of radiation is higher under […]

FRANCE | Fukushima parents fear for children’s health

July 28, 2011

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FRANCE | AFP | 28 July 2011      

JAPAN | Solar power plants to start operation in Kawasaki

July 28, 2011

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JAPAN | NHK | 28 July 2011 Kawasaki City and Tokyo Electric Power Company have jointly built the plant on 11 hectares of reclaimed land in the Ukishima district along Tokyo Bay. The plant, which has 38,000 solar panels — each measuring 1.3 meters by 1 meter — is expected to generate 7.4 million kilowatt […]