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Fukushima Rad News 4/14/13: Mag 5.2 Quake Jolts Fukushima; 490 Bq/Kg of Strontium-90 Near Plant

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Published on 14 Apr 2013

M5 jolts Fukushima — Day after powerful Intensity 6- quake hit Japan — No confirmed damage so far at nuclear plant
M5.2 quake jolts Fukushima, vicinity […] An earthquake of preliminary magnitude 5.2 jolted Fukushima Prefecture and its vicinity Sunday evening, the Japan Meteorological Agency said. […] no damage was confirmed at the Fukushima Daiichi and Daini nuclear power plants so far, according to Tokyo Electric Power Co.
http://enenews.com/m5-quake-jolts-fuk…

IAEA sends experts to damaged Fukushima plant
A team of experts from the International Atomic Energy Agency is on its way to Japan to review the decommissioning of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant.
Team leader Juan Carlos Lentijo left Vienna, Austria, for Tokyo on Saturday. Lentijo is director of the Agency’s division of nuclear fuel cycle and waste technology.
He will be joined by 12 experts, including several specialized in reactor decommissioning.
They are scheduled to visit the Fukushima plant from Wednesday through Friday. The team will assess decommissioning work at reactors 1, 2 and 3, which suffered core meltdowns.
Before departure, Lentijo said the team will look closely at how plant operator, Tokyo Electric Power Company, is dealing with leaks of contaminated water from underground tanks.
He said he wants to confirm that TEPCO staff and organizations are working effectively to address the problem.

Apr. 13, 2013 – Updated 16:45 UTC
Fukushima police officers were among the first to enter the zones devastated by the tsunami and nuclear accident of March 2011, some of which remain off-limits today. They searched for missing people and evacuated stranded residents, while gathering photos and video of the events as they unfolded. This report retraces the experiences of a police helicopter pilot and a lieutenant in the immediate aftermath of the crisis.

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Lawsuit seeks evacuation of Fukushima children
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 to rule soon on this unusual lawsuit, filed on behalf of the children by their parents and anti-nuclear activists in June 2011 in a district court in Fukushima city, about 60 kilometers (40 miles) west of the crippled nuclear plant that spewed radiation when a massive earthquake and tsunami hit it more than two years ago.
http://asiancorrespondent.com/105247/…

DOE finalizing plans to dump man-made uranium in Nevada
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San Onofre to the Public: DROP DEAD!
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has ignored critical questions from two powerful members of Congress just as the Government Accountability Office has cast serious doubt on the emergency planning at the San Onofre nuclear plant.
http://www.commondreams.org/view/2013…

State’s new nuclear agency gets cloak of secrecy
Virginia is creating a new agency to support development of nuclear power — a move that has upset environmentalists and open-government advocates, because the entity won’t have to comply with the state’s Freedom of Information Act and other laws.
http://www.dailypress.com/news/politi…

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