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The Naked Truth About Nuclear Accident Insurance

By Miles Benson, Link TV MAY 8, 2013, 12:00 PM Going without insurance is described as “going naked” in insurance industry lingo. Going without insurance for the worst hazards in the nuclear power industry is business as usual. One need not… Continue Reading →

Lawsuit seeks evacuation of Fukushima children

  Sunday April 14, 2013 1:15 AM By YURI KAGEYAMA The Associated Press TOKYO (AP) — Their demand: The right to live free of radiation. The plaintiffs who started the legal battle: 14 children. A Japanese appeals court is expected… Continue Reading →

Japan’s Fukushima nuclear plant leaking contaminated water

_ _ (Reuters) – As much as 120 tons of radioactive water may have leaked from a storage tank at Japan’s crippled Fukushima nuclear plant, contaminating the surrounding ground, Tokyo Electric Power Co said on Saturday. The power company has… Continue Reading →

Tug-of-War Over Nuclear Future

  Suvendrini Kakuchi TOKYO, Mar 26 (IPS)  – Pushed and pulled in opposite directions, the future of Japan’s energy plans in the wake of the accident at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant two years ago is emerging as a… Continue Reading →

Why Japan sticks to its nukes, totally applicable to India as well !

ANALYSIS: A clear majority of Japanese people (73 percent, according to a recent poll) opposes the country’s use of nuclear power. But politically, that sentiment has not changed anything. By Chico Harlan The Washington Post Two years after the meltdowns at… Continue Reading →

Fukushima is not Chernobyl ? Think Again ! #Sundayreading

Safety and Accidents, at dianuke.org Sarah Phillips Sarah D. Phillips is Associate Professor of Anthropology at Indiana University, Bloomington. She is author of Women’s Social Activism in the New Ukraine: Development and the Politics of Differentiation (2008, Indiana U Press)… Continue Reading →

Movies made after Japan’s nuclear disaster tell stories of its forgotten victims #Sundayreading

Japanese police wearing protective radiation suits search for the bodies of victims of the March 2011 tsunami in the Odaka area of Minami Soma, inside the deserted evacuation zone established for the 20-kilometre radius around the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power… Continue Reading →

With no way to process it, US will bury 70,000 tons of nuclear waste

“It also ups the ante for reactor accident danger, as in the case of Fukushima, because MOX fuel has plutonium in it.” “…So-called MOX fuel, short for mixed-oxide, is used in nuclear warheads and usually consists of a mix of… Continue Reading →

#India- wake up—World’s biggest nuke plant may shut: Japan report

by Staff Writers Tokyo (AFP) Jan 25, 2013 The largest nuclear power plant in the world may be forced to shut down under tightened rules proposed by Japan’s new nuclear watchdog aimed at safeguarding against earthquakes, a report said Friday…. Continue Reading →

Whistleblower: Nuclear Disaster in America is waiting to happen

AlterNet / By William Boardman Key federal official warns that the public has been kept in the dark about safety risks. November 28, 2012  | Photo Credit: Aleksey Klints/ Shutterstock.com  This article was published in partnership with GlobalPossibilities.org. The likelihood was… Continue Reading →

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