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16 hrs ago | Energy Tribune

INTERVIEW-Japan's Osaka Gas seeks U.S. shale gas stake

Osaka Gas Co is looking to buy a stake in at least one U.S. shale gas project to help supply fuel to the Freeport LNG project in Texas, a senior company official said on Tuesday.

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20 hrs ago | The Japan Times

Fukushima boy drowns trying to rescue girl, 3

Koriyama Mayor Masato Shinagawa prays Thursday at the spot along the Abukuma River in Koriyama, Fukushima Prefecture, where a 6-year-old boy died the previous day attempting to save a 3-year-old girl who had fallen into the water.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Wired

30 Years After Chernobyl's Meltdown, Gripping Photos Expose the Human Fallout

On April 26, 1986, operators in this control room of reactor #4 at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant committed a fatal series of errors during a safety test, triggering a reactor meltdown that resulted in the world's largest nuclear accident to date.

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Silicon Alley Insider

The Robot That's Helping Clean Up The Fukushima Meltdown Looks Like A Giant Refrigerator

Kurion is a technology company with an eye toward handling the safe, permanent disposal of nuclear waste, so it answered the call from Fukushima, Japan, to build the "first-ever external water-cooling system for a nuclear reactor."

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

TIME.com

Japan's Profound Ambivalence Over Nuclear Energy

Miho Watanabe rejoices with fellow manager Junko Kotani at the opening of their grocery store in Tamura, Fukushima prefecture - the first shop to open since the nuclear disaster in 2011 forced the village to evacuate.

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Related Topix: Nuclear Energy, Japan, Asia, World News,

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Northwest Asian Weekly

Fukushima children start new school after fa OEleeing radiation

But a family living near the "no-go zone" surrounding Japan's destroyed nuclear plant has other things to consider.

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Related Topix: World News, Japan, Thyroid Cancer, Health

Sys-Con Media

Fukushima Sewing Company Receives Support from Mitsubishi Corporation Disaster Relief Foundation

Tokyo, Apr 11, 2014 - - Canyon Works Ltd., a sewing company located in Iwaki City, Fukushima Prefecture in northeastern Japan, is the latest recipient of investment support from the Mitsubishi Corporation Disaster Relief Foundation .

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

SPACE.com

Why Entrepreneurs and Citizen Scientists Hold the Key to Saving the World

This map shows the locations for the International Space Apps Challenge, a two-day competition in nearly 100 cities on six continents.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Fukushima children start school, flee radiation

In this Saturday, April 5, 2014 photo, Kokoro Kamiyama, 13, left in foreground, attends an opening ceremony of her Aida junior high school as she starts her new life in Matsumoto, central Japan, after moving from Fukushima.

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News9 Oklahoma City

Fukushima children start school, flee radiation

Mickey Rooney's approach to life was simple: "Let's put on a show!" He spent nine decades doing it, on the big screen, on television, on stage and in his extravagant personal life.

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National Public Radio

Fukushima Children Start School, Flee Radiation

The 12-year-old girl didn't want to leave her younger brother, and her grandparents didn't want her to go away.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

CBS News

Fukushima: Three years later

Bob Simon reports on the aftermath of the disaster in Fukushima, Japan, and finds toxic ghost towns frozen in time The following is from a script of "Three Years Later" which aired on April 6, 2014.

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Related Topix: Japan, World News, Natural Disasters, Earthquake, Tsunami

Sat Apr 05, 2014

Mission Local

MAPP's Tonight! The Mission's Performance Fest

You can use the map we have created or you can go to MAPP's website to check the schedule.

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The Japan Times

Taking a walk down felony lane

As part of the commemoration of the 140th anniversary of the Metropolitan Police Department, monthly magazine Bungei Shunju polled some 50,000 active-duty policemen on the 100 most significant crimes, incidents and disasters since 1874.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Why NLR Will Continue To Climb In 2014

As I indicated in my previous uranium article , I'm bullish on uranium. For reasons I'm about to explain, I see Market Vectors Nuclear Energy ETF as a buy for short, medium, and long-term investors.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

Tri-cityherald.com

Inspector General says Hanford capsules at risk in earthquake

CH2M HILL workers, inside the Waste Encapsulation Storage Facility, rearrange highly radioactive capsules to distribute heat generated by the radioactive material in the capsules.

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The Columbus Dispatch

Feds taking over Piketon uranium plant

The U.S. Department of Energy will take over the management of a proposed uranium-enrichment plant in southern Ohio in order to continue the project, Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz said today.

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Another Japan nuclear operator turns to government for aid

Japan's Kyushu Electric Power Co has become the second nuclear generator to seek state support this week as reactors across the country remain idled and industry losses mount three years after the Fukushima nuclear disaster.

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Sun Mar 30, 2014

Cape Cod Times

Environmental group supports Pilgrim closure

In a position statement sent last week to its 5,000 members, the Association to Preserve Cape Cod "calls for Pilgrim's permits to be terminated and for the facility to be decommissioned."

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Fri Mar 28, 2014

Sunherald.com

Donna a. Cox: Radiation is drifting to Usa from Japan

Do you know radiation from the nuclear tragedy at Fukushima, Japan, has been and is still drifting east to the Pacific coast of the USA and beyond? Affecting our waters, seafood, air, etc.

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