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Indie | Today’s Nuclear Safety Commission Meeting Has a Noisy Audience

August 10, 2011

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 Indie | EX-SKF | 10 August 2011 (Update) It’s unreal. The commission members continue the meeting, totally ignoring the questions from the audience who want Tomari Nuke Plant stopped and inspected properly. At one point, the commission head, Haruki “Detarame” Madarame declared the meeting over. —————————————— It looks like something very unusual is happening. There […]

Indie | Return to the Radioactive Jetstream Rains in USA from Fukushima

August 10, 2011

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Indie | YOUTUBE | 10 August 2011

Indie | Fukushima Children Know Radiation Contamination in Fukushima

August 10, 2011

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Indie | EX-SKF | 10 August 2011 and want to bring clean water and vegetables as souvenir for their parents after the summer camp. From the tweets by @s_kiyoe, who set up a summer camp (in Shizuoka Prefecture, I think, judging by the town’s name but I could be wrong) for children in Fukushima Prefecture. The […]

QUATAR | Citizen group tracks down Japan’s radiation Amid contradictory government statistics, a volunteer group has recorded 500,000 radiation points across the country.

August 10, 2011

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QUATAR | AL JAZEERA | 10 August 2011 The aftermath of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear crisis has been marked by an outcry in Japan over radiation leaks, contaminated food and a government unable to put the public’s fears to rest. Perhaps the most worrying aspect of the meltdown that resulted from March’s earthquake–triggered disaster, activists and citizens have said, […]

UK | Withholding details of reactor radiation ‘was akin to murder’

August 10, 2011

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UK | THE SCOTSMAN | 10 August 2011 THE day after a huge tsunami set off the disaster at Japan’s Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant, thousands of residents at the nearby town of Namie gathered to evacuate. Given no guidance from Tokyo, town officials led the residents north, believing that winter winds would be blowing south […]

JAPAN | EDITORIAL Improve radiation mapping

August 10, 2011

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JAPAN | JAPAN TIMES | 10 August 2011 The shipments of beef cows suspected of having been fed with radioactive rice straw to all the prefectures except Okinawa have underlined the radiation hazards caused by the disaster at Tokyo Electric Power Co.’s Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plants. Another phenomenon that brings home hazards from […]

JAPAN | Radiation forecasts ignored; Namie not warned – Inability to grasp SPEEDI data put Fukushima residents at risk

August 10, 2011

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JAPAN | JAPAN TIMES | 10 August 2011 NAMIE, Fukushima Pref. — The nation’s system to forecast radiation threats was working from the moment its nuclear crisis began. As officials planned a venting operation certain to release radioactivity into the air, the system predicted Karino Elementary School would be directly in the path of the […]