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Clearing the Air at Fukushima

By at May 3, 2011 | 1:26 pm | 1,172 Comments

Clearing the Air at Fukushima

Installing an air purifier is not a big deal, unless the location is inside a building that houses a reactor at the Fukushima Dai-ichi power plant in Japan. Radiation levels inside Unit 1 are still through the roof.

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Radiation Levels Spiking at Fukushima

By at April 28, 2011 | 12:05 pm | 1 Comments

Radiation Levels Spiking at Fukushima

A new mystery at the Fukushima Dai-ichi Plant after a pair of robots returned data showing elevated levels of radiation in the building that houses reactor No. 1.

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Temporary Relief for Japanese Survivors

By at April 22, 2011 | 11:55 am | 102 Comments

Temporary Relief for Japanese Survivors

Government leaders in Japan plan to build 100,000 temporary homes to house survivors of last month’s twin natural disaster. About 150,000 people are still living out of shelters since being displaced by an earthquake, tsunami or nuclear crisis.

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Radioactive Water is Standing in the way of Resolving Japan’s Nuclear Crisis

By at April 19, 2011 | 3:11 pm | 3 Comments

Radioactive Water is Standing in the way of Resolving Japan’s Nuclear Crisis

Workers at Japan’s heavily damaged Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power are back to pumping out water, and that is a sign of progress. But every restorative step at Fukushima is laden with complexity.

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Rock The Capital Minute

By at April 18, 2011 | 9:50 am | 0 Comment

Rock The Capital Minute

In this edition of Rock The Capital Minute; Tokyo Electric has a plan to gain control of the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant in six to nine months. RTC ‘s Eric Epstein has found some ways that to cut the budget overlooked by Governor Corbett, and gasoline tops $4 dollars a gallon in several states.

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Rock The Capital Minute

By at April 15, 2011 | 8:35 am | 353 Comments

Rock The Capital Minute

In this edition of Rock The Capital Minute; The Tokoyo Electric Power Company says it will give all homeowners forced to evacuate $12,000. The head of Pennsylvania’s Liquor Control Board says if he has more time he can modernize and make state owned liquor stores a crown jewel of the state, and in Washington, Republicans intend to vote on a plan to trim $6 billion from President Obama’s proposed budget.

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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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Rock The Capital Minute

By at April 13, 2011 | 9:06 am | 1,295 Comments

Rock The Capital Minute

In this edition of Rock The Capital Minute; a new study by a researcher at Cornell University finds that drilling for natural gas does more harm to the environment than mining for coal. Tokyo Electric says it is working on a plan to end the nuclear crisis in Japan, and Pennsylvania could have a new resort casino by tomorrow; at least on paper.

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No, Better Option in Japan but to release Radioactive Water into the Pacific Ocean

By at April 4, 2011 | 12:34 pm | 865 Comments

No, Better Option in Japan but to release Radioactive Water into the Pacific Ocean

The water now circling the facility has prolonged attempts at re-starting the plant’s cooling systems, which is the most important task in trying to gain control of Fukushima. The nuclear power facility is comparable to a runaway train carrying fuel rods, and its been that way since a tsunami and earthquake struck Japan on March 11.

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Mistakes and Optimism in Japan

By at April 1, 2011 | 10:30 am | 1 Comments

Mistakes and Optimism in Japan

Japan’s Prime Minister Naoto Kan speaking during a televised news conference on Friday, “we will do whatever it takes to win the battle.” Three weeks ago, an earthquake and tsunami redefined Japan.

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