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Tepco Detects Radioactive Cesium In Groundwater and other contamination issues in Japan



Published on Jun 3, 2013

TEPCO detects radioactive cesium in groundwater
TEPCO officials have detected radioactive cesium in groundwater at Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. But they said levels were much lower than legal limits.

Monju’s data transmitting system fails
A technical glitch prevented data from the Monju fast-breeder nuclear reactor in Fukui, central Japan, from being sent to the government’s monitoring system for more than 4 hours on Monday.

Rallies held to oppose restart of nuclear plants
Tens of thousands of people have taken to the streets of Tokyo to oppose moves to bring the country’s nuclear power stations back online.

Residents win radiation uncertainty compensation
A group of nuclear accident evacuees in Fukushima has won a compensation settlement decision from a state-backed legal arbitration body for radiation exposure and future health uncertainties.

Tohoku summer festivals opens in Fukushima City
Thousands of people are in Fukushima City in northeastern Japan for a 2-day event combining 6 local summer festivals.
The event was first held 2 years ago to promote tourism in areas hard hit by the March 2011 disaster.

Cancer rates spiking in North America, after the Fukushima disaster
Kevin Blanch 6/3/13…………

2013.4.6 Namie street dust 86.09μSv/h at 1cm above ground
Published on Jun 2, 2013 by birdhairjp…

[Spare contaminated water] 20,000m3 of highly contaminated water still retained in seawater trenches,”4.2 tera Bq/m3″…

[Express] “Highschool students picnic in 0.93 μSv/h in Kohriyama city”
Posted by Mochizuki on May 31st, 2013 ·…

[Express] “150 bags of decontamination waste in my garden of Da-te city”
Posted by Mochizuki on May 31st, 2013…

The Asia-Pacific Journal, Vol 11, Issue 22, No. 1, June 2, 2013.
Life and Death Choices: Radiation, children, and Japan’s future

Two years after the start of Japan’s nuclear disaster, parents fear for their children’s future.…

published Sunday, June 2nd, 2013
TVA eyes building 2 smaller reactors on the Clinch River in Oak Ridge
The next new nuclear reactor for TVA may be built in a factory and shipped to the Tennessee Valley in a truck or railcar.…

Nuclear site scrap metal could be headed to recyclers
June 2, 2013 12:16 am
By Len Boselovic / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

A U.S. Department of Energy proposal to recycle scrap metal from its nuclear facilities has set off the radiation detectors of environmental groups, some in the metals industry and one member of Congress.…

New Mexico plant may lack space for remote-handled Hanford waste
A national repository may run out of space for the hottest radioactive waste it was designed to store if changes are not made, according to an audit by the Department of Energy Office of Inspector General.…

Skullduggery alleged over mayors’ ‘secret’ nuclear-waste storage meetings
By Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press June 2, 2013
TORONTO – Municipal leaders in the Ontario region that is home to one of the world’s largest nuclear power plants are facing allegations they discussed proposed storage facilities for radioactive waste in secret because they feared damaging their electoral fortunes.…


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