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Asahi reports on recent plutonium detections — Better translation needed

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With Okuma 8 time detection before the plutonium/the accident

2011 November 30th

As for the prefecture it announced that the plutonium which is seen that on the 29th, it scattered in the accident of the Tokyo Electric Power Fukushima first nuclear power plant, was detected from the soil of the Okuma Cho . . . → Read More: Asahi reports on recent plutonium detections — Better translation needed

Gov’t panel now studying whether “aging” played a factor in Fukushima meltdowns — Reveals steel in Japan reactor weaker than estimated (VIDEO)

Panel studies aging effect on Fukushima accident, NHK, November 29, 2011:

[The Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency, together with a panel of experts] are investigating how the aging of facilities factored into the accident that struck the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in March. [...]

Nineteen — or more than one-third of all reactors . . . → Read More: Gov’t panel now studying whether “aging” played a factor in Fukushima meltdowns — Reveals steel in Japan reactor weaker than estimated (VIDEO)

Japan TV: “Truly terrible things emerged several years after the accident” at Chernobyl — 7,800 times more childhood thyroid cancer than average in town 70 km away — IAEA Exposed (VIDEO)

Japan TV: “Truly terrible things emerged several years after the accident” at Chernobyl — 7,800 times more childhood thyroid cancer than average in town 70 km away — IAEA Exposed (VIDEO)

Title: What Happened to Chernobyl Children 7 Years after the Accident (from a Japanese TV program in 1993)

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Date: Nov. 25, 2011

Description: This video is from a Japanese evening news program broadcasted on Nihon TV, seven years after the Chernobyl accident (around 1993). I hope the . . . → Read More: Japan TV: “Truly terrible things emerged several years after the accident” at Chernobyl — 7,800 times more childhood thyroid cancer than average in town 70 km away — IAEA Exposed (VIDEO)

2008: Obama chief political strategist David Axelrod worked for Exelon, largest nuclear plant owner in US — NEI chairman is Obama donor

Nuclear Leaks and Response Tested Obama in Senate, New York Times, Feb. 3, 2008 (Emphasis Added): [...] Since 2003, executives and employees of Exelon, which is based in Illinois, have contributed at least $227,000 to Mr. Obama’s campaigns for the United States Senate and for president. Two top Exelon officials, Frank M. Clark, executive . . . → Read More: 2008: Obama chief political strategist David Axelrod worked for Exelon, largest nuclear plant owner in US — NEI chairman is Obama donor

Cobalt-60, Cesium-137 found by Taiwan researcher on Orchid Island — Cesium-137 exceeds gov’t limit, yet report says it does not

Taiwan researcher finds radioactivity near nuclear waste storage space on Orchid Island, Taiwan News, Nov. 29, 2011 (Emphasis Added):

An Academia Sinica researcher said Tuesday he found amounts of radioactivity outside the nuclear waste storage space on Orchid Island, but in quantities lower than the legal limit. [...]

Academia Sinica Institute of Earth Sciences . . . → Read More: Cobalt-60, Cesium-137 found by Taiwan researcher on Orchid Island — Cesium-137 exceeds gov’t limit, yet report says it does not

Kyoto U. engineer: Disposing of contaminated soil would surpass the capacity of all disposal sites in Japan (PHOTO)

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In Wake of Fukushima Disaster, Japan’s Scientists Ponder How to Regain Public Trust, Science Magazine, Nov. 29, 2011:

[...] The Fukushima accident exposed troubling issues, speakers noted [...] The failure of multiple safety features on nuclear power plants has raised questions about the nation’s engineering prowess. Government flip-flopping on acceptable levels of radiation exposure . . . → Read More: Kyoto U. engineer: Disposing of contaminated soil would surpass the capacity of all disposal sites in Japan (PHOTO)

Japan Times: “Dangerously high levels” of radiation detected in rice from Date — 60 km from Fukushima meltdowns

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Cesium find makes Date rice off-limits, Japan Times, Nov. 29, 2011:

The government on Tuesday ordered a ban on the shipment of rice harvested in two more districts in Fukushima Prefecture, after tests detected dangerously high levels of radioactive cesium.

Chief Cabinet Secreatary Osamu Fujimura said the central government has instructed Fukushima Gov. Yuhei . . . → Read More: Japan Times: “Dangerously high levels” of radiation detected in rice from Date — 60 km from Fukushima meltdowns

Tokyo Prof. on NHK: Breach of containment at Reactor No. 2 “extremely grave”, calls for investigation — “Much more prominent” radiation spike after No. 2 trouble, yet Tepco now says NO explosion occurred (VIDEO)

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TEPCO says no explosion occurred at No.2 reactor, NHK, November 29, 2011 (Emphasis Added):

[...] NHK has obtained Tokyo Electric Power Company’s interim report on the nuclear accident that was triggered by the earthquake and tsunami on March 11th. [...]

The company concluded in the report that there was no explosion at the No. . . . → Read More: Tokyo Prof. on NHK: Breach of containment at Reactor No. 2 “extremely grave”, calls for investigation — “Much more prominent” radiation spike after No. 2 trouble, yet Tepco now says NO explosion occurred (VIDEO)