Fukushima, Japan Newswire (Page 5)

Fukushima, Japan Newswire (Page 5)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Fukushima, Japan. (Page 5)

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  1. Japan environment minister to urge to rethink on coal project: mediaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2017 | Reuters

    Japan's environment minister is likely to recommend the trade ministry reconsider a coal-fired power project planned by Chubu Electric Power Co amid concerns over rising carbon emissions, local media said on Wednesday. The likely recommendation comes as the environment ministry has stepped up concerns over the growing use of coal for power generation after the 2010 Fukushima nuclear disaster led to the shutdown of most nuclear reactors until now.

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  2. 'Side Job.' presents an authentic portrayal of life in Fukushima after disasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | The Japan Times

    The Great East Japan Earthquake of 2011 and its aftermath have been the focus of many films, both fiction and nonfiction. However, most of them have been by filmmakers who've come from outside Fukushima Prefecture, where the disaster hit hardest.

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  3. Evacuation orders issued as northern regions in Japan battered by torrential rainRead the original story

    Jul 17, 2017 | Xinhuanet

    Torrential rain hit Japan's northern regions of Fukushima and Niigata prefectures on Tuesday with the threat of floods and landslides leading to evacuation orders. According to local media reports, 4,300 people residing in a town in western Fukushima were ordered to evacuate as rivers in the region were in danger of overflowing and amid concerns from local authorities about potential landslides.

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  4. OKI brings in a better Graphic Arts printer experience,Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2017 | BroadcastNewsroom

    ... since 1994 and has operations across 100 countries around the world, including manufacturing sites in Fukushima, Japan, Thailand, UK and China. OKI Data is a manufacturer and provider of a wide range of award winning printers and printing solutions, ...

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  5. Areva plant in Richland to make nuclear fuel thata s better in emergenciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2017 | Tri-cityherald.com

    ... the Department of Energy's Enhanced Accident Tolerant Fuel program, an initiative started after the 2011 Fukushima, Japan, nuclear disaster. Congress provided funding to develop fuels that can tolerate loss of active in cooling in the reactor core ...

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  6. Tritium: Toxic Tip of the Nuclear IcebergRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2017 | Counterpunch

    In June 2011, an AP investigation found leaks of this radioactive chemical from old and corroded pipes beneath 48 of 65 U.S. nuclear plants. National coverage followed, just three months since the meltdown at Fukushima, Japan.

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  7. 5.2-magnitude quake hits central Japan, no tsunami warningRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2017 | Manila Bulletin

    A 5.2-magnitude earthquake struck central Japan Sunday morning but there was no tsunami warning, Japanese and US authorities said. The quake was at a depth of 10 kilometers about 30 kilometers west of Ina in Nagano prefecture at 7:02 am , the US Geological Survey said.

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  8. 5.2-magnitude quake hits central Japan, no tsunami warningRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2017 | India.com

    A 5.2-magnitude earthquake struck central Japan today morning but there was no tsunami warning, Japanese and US authorities said. The quake was at a depth of 10 kilometres about 30 kilometres west of Ina in Nagano prefecture at 7:02 am , the US Geological Survey said.

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  9. UPDATE 1-RWE uses nuclear rebate to give investors special dividendRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2017 | Reuters

    ... Chancellor Angela Merkel's swift decision to exit nuclear power by 2022, a move prompted by the disaster at Fukushima, Japan, in March 2011. For RWE, the ruling means a reimbursement of around 1.7 billion euros. The special dividend will account for ...

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  10. Uranium mining ultimatum in Western Australia sparks nuclear debateRead the original story

    Jun 22, 2017 | Xinhuanet

    ... to the historically low trading price of the commodity. "One of the problems of course was the meltdown at Fukushima, Japan , and the ongoing impacts on the area," CMC Markets chief market strategist Michael McCarthy explained to Xinhua Thursday. ...

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  11. Press Conference: Tetsunari Iida, Sachio Ehara & Mark AndersonRead the original story

    Jun 21, 2017 | The Foreign Correspondents' Club of Japan

    Which way will Asia go in sourcing energy - staying mainly with fossil fuels, taking the nuclear option, or developing alternative energy sources? Fossil fuels "clean" coal and "cheap" oil especially are enjoying a revival while countries disagree on nuclear power and have yet to fully exploit alternative energy sources. For many in Japan, the idea of reverting to even partial reliance on nculear is anathema in the wake of the Fukushima nulcear disaster of 2011.

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  12. Tri-Cities nuclear power plant back on the grid earlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 | Tri-cityherald.com

    ... install a hardened containment vent to meet new requirements of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission after the Fukushima, Japan, nuclear disaster. The system will allow a direct means of venting an area of the Columbia Generating Station to an outside ...

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  13. Breast cancer patient delay in Fukushima, Japan following the 2011...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2017 | BioMed Central

    Little information is available concerning how patient delay may be affected by mass disasters. The main objectives of the present study are to identify whether there was a post-disaster increase in the risk of experiencing patient delay among breast cancer patients in an area affected by the 2011 triple disaster in Fukushima, Japan, and to elucidate factors associated with post-disaster patient delay.

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  14. Jacob's Pillow season has mix of familiar, new troupesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | Albany Times Union

    ... in Places" series, which includes performances in train stations, warehouses and libraries, as well as in Fukushima, Japan, the site of a nuclear power plant crippled after the 2011 tsunami. In the Pillow's two indoor theaters, the summer season ...

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  15. Detecting Radiation Exposure with a Blood TestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | Scientific American

    After a nuclear disaster like the one in Fukushima, Japan, in 2011, first responders need to quickly measure radiation exposure en masse and decide who requires urgent treatment. Existing tests are fast and accurate - but they rely on sophisticated laboratories, expensive machinery and meticulous work, says Dipanjan Chowdhury, a radiation oncologist at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

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  16. Trump is a pariah in the face of climate crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2017 | Westender

    ... to alert the world to a catastrophic release of radioactive particles. Debris from the 2011 tsunami at Fukushima, Japan, reached Canada more than a year later. Although constructs like the economy, markets and corporations have huge significance for ...

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  17. Protestors rally at Diet as conspiracy law is rammed throughRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | The Japan Times

    A controversial law to criminalize the planning of certain crimes that was steamrolled through the Diet early Thursday provoked large protests by opponents who say it could lead to abuse of power and curtail freedom of expression. In interviews at the rally and across the country, supporters and opponents spoke out about the controversial conspiracy law.

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  18. Incoming Tepco chief eager for tie-ups to raise funds, vows decision...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | The Japan Times

    The incoming president of Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings Inc. has expressed eagerness to accelerate moves for tie-ups with other companies in an effort to revive its business following the meltdowns at its Fukushima No. 1 nuclear complex in 2011.

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  19. Tepco to work with local government on nuclear plant reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | Reuters

    Tokyo Electric Power Co Holdings new president Tomoaki Kobayakawa speaks at a news conference in Tokyo, Japan April 3, 2017. FILE PHOTO : A wave hits Tokyo Electric Power Co.'

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  20. David Suzuki: Trump is a pariah in the face of climate crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2017 | The Georgia Straight

    ... to alert the world to a catastrophic release of radioactive particles. Debris from the 2011 tsunami at Fukushima, Japan, reached Canada more than a year later. Although constructs like the economy, markets, and corporations have huge significance ...

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