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Monday Jul 7 | Crooks and Liars

Extremely Powerful Typhoon To Hit Japan Tomorrow

Japanese forecasters are calling it a " once in decades storm ." And at Kadena Air Base , a US military installation on the island of Okinawa, one commander dubbed the storm "the most powerful typhoon forecast to hit the island in 15 years."


Related Topix: Tornado, Hurricane, Natural Disasters, US Military, US Navy, Nuclear Energy, World News, Japan, US News, Liberal Political News

Sun Jul 06, 2014

The Washington Post

Homebuilders, Restaurants Herald Cracks in Japan's Power Market

Watami Co., a restaurant chain in Japan known best as a hangout for salarymen, is getting into the business of selling power -- and it isn't alone.


Related Topix: World News, Japan, Asia, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy,

Wed Jul 02, 2014

The Japan Times

Health studies explode the myth of the 'safe' nuclear power plant

Playing it safe: Children play in an indoor sand pit at a kindergarten in Koriyama, about 50 km from the Fukushima No.


Related Topix: Nuclear Energy, Japan, World News,

Sun Jun 29, 2014

The Olympian

Out of the television spotlight and into the financial advice business

If you recognize Richard Thompson, here's why: For nearly 20 years he was the South Sound Bureau Chief for KIRO-TV, covering news in Pierce, Thurston, Mason, Lewis and Grays Harbor counties.


Related Topix: Wichita, KS, World News, Japan,

Tue Jun 24, 2014


Seabrook Station extension dependent upon investigation results

As concerns about Seabrook Station's concrete degradation problems continue, federal safety officials say they are committed to ensuring the matter is thoroughly investigated before making any decisions about the nuclear power plant's pending relicensing application.


Related Topix: Nuclear Energy, World News, Japan, Hampton, NH

Fri Jun 20, 2014

Inter Press Service

Q&A: "Fukushima Accident Still Ongoing After Three Years"

But the consequences are still ongoing due to continuous leaks of radioactivity into the environment, says independent nuclear energy consultant Mycle Schneider.


Related Topix: Boat Disaster, World News, Japan,

Mon Jun 16, 2014

International Business Times

Japan Twin Earthquakes Strike Near Fukushima

The first measured 5.7 and occurred shortly after 3:00 a.m. local time. Its epicentre was located some 91 kilometres off the coast of Honshu, The second temblor, measuring 5.6-magnitude, hit two hours later at a depth of 39 kilometres slightly closer to shore.


Related Topix: World News, Japan, US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Geology, Science, Tsunami, Natural Disasters, Earthquake

Fri Jun 13, 2014

The Georgia Straight

Post-Fukushima nuke watchdog outrages Japanese

Satoru Tanaka, a 64-year-old professor of nuclear engineering and a staunch supporter of nuclear power, will start his job as commissioner with the Nuclear Regulation Authority in September.


Related Topix: Nuclear Energy, World News, Japan, Tsunami, Asian Tsunami Disaster, Natural Disasters, Geology, Science, Asia