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  1. 2017 job data reveals good newsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Wimmera Mail-Times

    ... Toyota Tsusho Corporation are finalising plans to jointly develop a 10,000 tpa lithium hydroxide plant in Fukushima, Japan. On Thursday, job data was announced indicating 2017 was a tremendous year for job gains. 403,000 positions were added, ...

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  2. Cloud Peak Energy reaches deal to supply coal to JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 16 | Seeking Alpha

    Cloud Peak Energy +1.9% after hours on news it entered into a coal export sales agreement with Singapore's JERA Trading for two 540 MW power plants being developed by Mitsubishi and Tokyo Electric Power. CLD says coal produced at its Spring Creek mine in Montana, will be carried by rail to Westshore Terminals in Vancouver, for loading onto ocean-going vessels for delivery to two new state-of-the-art IGCC coal-fired power plants in Fukushima, Japan; shipments are expected to begin as soon as the end of 2019 and continue for 30-40 months, reaching up to 1M metric tons in the final contract year.

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  3. Tree that survived 2011 tsunami cut downRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 11 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    FUKUSHIMA, Japan>> A ceremony was held at the end of 2017 to cut down a Japanese black pine tree called "Kashima no Ipponmatsu," the lone survivor of a forest in, Fukushima Prefecture, that was struck by the tsunami following the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake. The pine was the only one to remain standing among tens of thousands of trees in a disaster-prevention forest in the Kashima area of the city.

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  4. Regulator urges Tepco to release treated radioactive water from...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 11 | The Japan Times

    A decision should be made sometime this year over whether to release into the sea water containing radioactive tritium from the crisis-hit Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant, the chief of Japan's nuclear regulator said Thursday, emphasizing it would pose no danger to human health.

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  5. Tepco mulls joint reactor checkup with other utilities to cut costsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 3 | The Japan Times

    Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings Inc., struggling to recover from the 2011 Fukushima nuclear crisis, is mulling collaborating with other utilities in conducting regular checkups of their nuclear power plants to cut down on costs, sources close to the matter said Wednesday. The joint checkups will be based on the utility's restructuring plan unveiled last May to revitalize its nuclear power business through cooperation with other electric power companies.

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  6. Would you play ball at Fukushima?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 29 | Anchorage Daily News

    A children's baseball tournament at a park in Fukushima, Japan, Nov. 5, 2017. A children's baseball tournament at a park in Fukushima, Japan, Nov. 5, 2017.

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  7. Fukushima Looks to Sports to Rebuild Its Image After a Nuclear DisasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 29 | The New York Times

    ... in the capital city of Fukushima - are trying to change the perception around their name through sports. FUKUSHIMA, Japan - A sea of brightly colored banners and advertisements decorated Fukushima train station in early November to celebrate coming ...

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  8. Six years after Fukushima, Japan nuclear watchdog gives green signal to restart two nuclear reactorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 26 | DNA India

    Japan's nuclear watchdog today gave a formal green light to the operator of the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant to restart two reactors, the first since the 2011 atomic crisis. The Nuclear Regulation Authority handed its approval to the Tokyo Electric Power Co following a month of public hearings, judging that the two reactors met the stricter safety standards introduced after the disaster, an NRA official told AFP.

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  9. Town of Futaba kicks off radiation cleanup with eye on 2022 revivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 25 | The Japan Times

    Cleanup work kicked off Monday to make radiation-tainted Futaba, one of the towns hosting the meltdown-hit Fukushima No. 1 power plant, habitable again by around spring 2022 under a government-led recovery project.

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  10. Don't Despair, Protest: Playwright Lucy Kirkwood Sees No Other ChoiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2017 | The New York Times

    ... in the wake of a catastrophe at a nuclear power plant caused by a tsunami, an echo of events from 2011 in Fukushima, Japan . Ms. Kirkwood's other best known play, which has not come to New York, is the Olivier Award-winning West End hit " Chimerica ...

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  11. Earthquake hits Indonesia's Java island, deaths reportedRead the original story

    Dec 15, 2017 | Greenwich Citizen

    ... zone close to the devastated Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant on February 26, 2016 in Minamisoma, Fukushima, Japan. Personal items are strewn around a tsunami damaged home inside the exclusion zone close to the devastated Fukushima Daiichi ...

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  12. Review: In 'The Children,' the Waters Rise and a Reckoning Comes DueRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2017 | The New York Times

    ... dream up that part of the plot. Pretty much the same chain of events caused the 2011 nuclear disaster in Fukushima, Japan. "It was a one in 10 million years fault sequence," says Rose, a physicist who helped build the play's fictional plant on the ...

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  13. Former Philadelphia DA Seth Williams Moved To West Virginia PrisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2017 | CBS Local

    CBS 3 A man is scanned for radiation exposure at a temporary scanning center for residents living close to the quake-damaged Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant Wednesday, March 16, 2011, in Koriyama, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan. CBS 3 [] KYW Newsradio 1060 A man is scanned for radiation exposure at a temporary scanning center for residents living close to the quake-damaged Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant Wednesday, March 16, 2011, in Koriyama, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan.

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  14. Man Killed In Kensington ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2017 | CBS Local

    CBS 3 A man is scanned for radiation exposure at a temporary scanning center for residents living close to the quake-damaged Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant Wednesday, March 16, 2011, in Koriyama, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan. CBS 3 [] KYW Newsradio 1060 A man is scanned for radiation exposure at a temporary scanning center for residents living close to the quake-damaged Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant Wednesday, March 16, 2011, in Koriyama, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan.

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  15. Art and science meet in trio of exhibitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2017 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... show. Trevor Paglen created "Trinity Cube" in 2015 from glass irradiated through the nuclear disaster in Fukushima, Japan. (Matthew J. Palm/staff photo) The Cornell's primary function "is to integrate art into teaching in a seamless, creative and ...

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  16. Japan's Nuclear Regulation Authority to require new cooling system for boiling water reactorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2017 | The Japan Times

    Japan's nuclear watchdog finalized a decision Wednesday to require operators of boiling water reactors - the same type as those at the crisis-hit Fukushima No. 1 nuclear complex - to install new emergency cooling systems.

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  17. Trevor Paglen's first exhibition in Israel on view at the Center for Contemporary ArtRead the original story

    Nov 28, 2017 | Art Daily

    The CCA is presenting Trevor Paglen's first exhibition in Israel. Paglen's practice spans sending time capsules and satellites into outer space, providing footage for Citizenfour, the Oscar award-winning documentary about Edward Snowden, and creating a radioactive sculpture for the nuclear exclusion zone in Fukushima, Japan.

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  18. Earthquake Risk Keeps Heat on Vulnerable Nuclear ReactorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2017 | The Free Press, Independent News Media

    ... just 45 miles from the San Andreas. That's half the distance from the fault that destroyed four reactors in Fukushima, Japan, in 2011. Diablo's wind-blown emissions could irradiate the Los Angeles megalopolis in less than six hours if an earthquake ...

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  19. Risky stalemate as science battles human fears at FukushimaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2017 | The Progress

    In this Feb. 23, 2017, file photo, an employee walks past storage tanks for contaminated water at the tsunami-crippled Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant of the Tokyo Electric Power Co. in Okuma town, Fukushima prefecture, Japan.

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  20. CommentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2017 | Newms360.com

    In this Sept. 2017, photo, tanks are seen at Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant in Okuma.

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