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TEPCO sued over deaths of elderly patients during Fukushima evacuation

    June 11, 2013 THE ASAHI SHIMBUN, Noriko Abe is demanding answers over the death of her 98-year-old father-in-law who was forced to take a 230-kilometer bus trip lasting more than eight hours in the confusion following the Fukushima… 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 →

Gujarat – Mega Nuclear Power Plant Raises Fear of Fukushima Type Disaster

‘We are staring at the possibility of a man-made disaster in the shape of a nuclear power park’ by Ranjit Devraj, Inter Press Service   Bhagwat Singh Gohil frets for the future of his bountiful orchards in Mithi Virdi village… 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 →

#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 →

Japan- local governments addicted to nuclear subsidies

Monday, Nov. 26, 2012   SENTAKU MAGAZINE Nov 26,2012 Municipalities hosting nuclear power plants throughout Japan have received large amounts of central government subsidies, donations from utilities and lucrative business contracts.   Now, 1½ years after the Fukushima nuclear disasters,… Continue Reading →

Anti-nuclear conference in Japan calls international day of action, March 11

“We now stand at a crossroads. We have the choice to break out of the nuclear fuel chain and move towards efficient, renewable and sustainable energy that does not threaten health or environment.” The Global Conference for a Nuclear Power… Continue Reading →

Radioactive water leak at Japan nuclear plant: report

Feb 2, 2012 TOKYO: Some 8.5 tons of radioactive water leaked from a reactor at Japan’s crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant but it had not flowed outside the reactor building. Tokyo Electric Power Co said the leak occurred in… Continue Reading →

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