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Now the Investigation

By at May 24, 2011 | 8:34 am | 115 Comments

Now the Investigation

The 18-member investigative team includes members of the IAEA and a dozen experts from multiple countries. The team will hold hearings and bring in representatives from Tokyo Electric Power, which operates the plant as well as Japanese nuclear regulators.

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Safety and Nuclear go well together, but not in the U.S.

By at May 16, 2011 | 12:37 pm | 3 Comments

Safety and Nuclear go well together, but not in the U.S.

In black and white, without a word or thought to misconstrue, Nuclear Engineer David Lochbaum told a congressional panel that nuclear power plants in the U.S. are not safe.

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Japan’s Soft Enforcement of its Evacuation Zone

By at April 20, 2011 | 1:37 pm | 34 Comments

Japan’s Soft Enforcement of its Evacuation Zone

Homeowners in Japan are not heading the health risks of excessive radiation, they are frequently observed crossing an evacuation zone around the Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear facility, to check on their property and retrieve belongings.

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The World’s Top Scientists are Sorting out Japan’s Complex Nuclear Nightmare

By at March 31, 2011 | 12:02 pm | 1 Comments

The World’s Top Scientists are Sorting out Japan’s Complex Nuclear Nightmare

Excessive levels of radiation have been found in a village nearly 25 miles away from the chaos that is the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant.

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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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