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Indie | Oklahoma City rain at 1.62 microsieverts per hour — “Dangerous Radiation Background” (VIDEO)

August 7, 2011

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Indie | ENENEWS | 7 August 2011 Aug 6, 2011 Oklahoma City First Rain Since Drought Started, FireByNight, August 6, 2011: Rain stopped long enough to go outside and see what came down in the rain. Got rain sample from top of plastic trash bin. Started raining again toward the end of the video. I […]

JAPAN | Yoko Ono says Japan should look to geothermal energy

August 7, 2011

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JAPAN | JAPAN TODAY | 7 August 2011 Yoko Ono has an idea for her disaster-scarred country Japan—abandon nuclear energy for renewables and tap the geothermal energy beneath the unstable ground of the volcanic island nation. The artist and widow of John Lennon is in Japan for the first time since the March 11 quake […]

JAPAN | U.N. chief arrives in Japan as nuclear crisis simmers

August 7, 2011

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JAPAN | JAPAN TODAY | 7 August 2011 U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon arrived in Japan on Sunday, where he plans to visit the Fukushima nuclear disaster zone, as the crippled atomic power plant simmers and a food safety scare deepens. The secretary-general will visit hard-hit Fukushima Prefecture later on Sunday night as one of the […]

JAPAN | HIROSHIMA PEACE SYMPOSIUM: Experts call for nuclear disarmament

August 7, 2011

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JAPAN | ASAHI SHIMBUN | 7 August 2011 HIROSHIMA–Four experts made their cases for nuclear disarmament at the International Symposium for Peace 2011, held in Hiroshima on July 31. The following are summaries of their opening remarks, which were abridged and reorganized by The Asahi Shimbun. The panel comprised of George Perkovich, vice president of […]

JAPAN | HIROSHIMA PEACE SYMPOSIUM: Fukushima disaster should trigger nuclear disarmament

August 7, 2011

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JAPAN | ASAHI SHIMBUN | 7 August 2011 HIROSHIMA–The crisis at the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant has driven home the need to accelerate nuclear disarmament, experts told a recent symposium here in the city that felt the power and the horrors of the world’s first atomic bombing. Civilian use of nuclear energy, […]

Indie | Contaminated Water Treatment System Comes to a Dead Stop (Again)

August 7, 2011

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Indie | EX-SKF | 7 August 2011  The pumps failed, and TEPCO doesn’t know why. Some of the pumps for Kurion’s system stopped, and couldn’t be restarted. One of the pumps in Areva’s system that feed chemicals stopped, and the backup pump didn’t work. The entire system is down. From NHK Japanese (12:30PM JST 8/7/2011): 不安定な状態が続いている東京電力福島第一原子力発電所の汚染水の浄化設備で、7日朝、汚染水を処理するためのポンプが止まったうえに予備のポンプも動かないなどトラブルが相次ぎ、再び運転を停止しています。 The […]