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Filling space and time means nothing more about the Nuclear Crisis in Japan

By at May 4, 2011 | 3:25 pm | 915 Comments

Filling space and time means nothing more about the Nuclear Crisis in Japan

Japan has taken a beating in so many ways since March. Sadly it has cost that great country too many lives, too much hardship, too much emotional strain, too much inner turmoil, and it’s all wrapped around a severe nuclear crisis.

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Tokyo Electric’s Bright Idea

By at April 13, 2011 | 2:17 pm | 1 Comments

Tokyo Electric’s Bright Idea

If the circumstances at the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant were not so dire, one could have a comedic field day with Tokyo Electric Power Company [TEPCO] latest pronouncement. TEPCO, the operator of Fukushima, says it is formulating a plan to end Japan’s nuclear crisis.

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A cool shot of relief for Fukushima

By at March 23, 2011 | 12:02 pm | 126 Comments

A cool shot of relief for Fukushima

It truly is the first positive for the Fukushiama Dai-ichi nuclear power plant since taking hits from an earthquake and tsunami nearly two weeks ago.

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No easy Fix and more Evacuations at Japan’s troubled Nuclear Facility

By at March 21, 2011 | 12:01 pm | 0 Comment

No easy Fix and more Evacuations at Japan’s troubled Nuclear Facility

Chief Cabinet Secretary Yukio Edano spoke in an ominous tone, perhaps the first Japanese official to be fully transparent. “Even if certain things go smoothly, there would be twists and turns.” And, “at the moment we are not so optimistic that there will be a breakthrough.”

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A Three Mile Island Size Disaster

By at March 18, 2011 | 9:14 am | 463 Comments

A Three Mile Island Size Disaster

The nuclear crisis in Japan is now considered a Level 5, which is how experts classified the 1979 disaster at Three Mile Island. The ratings go to seven, and any number above 5 means that the impact has grown to well beyond “local.”

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