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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.