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Japan supermarket labels Fukushima-area cabbage as grown 1,000+km from meltdowns (PHOTOS)

Okinawa supermarket sells Ibaraki cabbage as from Kagoshima | Fukushima Diary

At a Supermarket in Okinawa, it was caught on the pictures that they sell cabbages from Ibaraki and label them as from Kagoshima. (West Japan.)

See photo evidence here

ACRO Survey: Homes are significantly contaminated in Tokyo suburb — First time child from capital had radiation detected in urine

Results of ACRO’s [Association pour le Contrôle de la Radioactivité dans l’Ouest] monitoring in Japan, December 15, 2011:

Evacuation is a way to reduce contamination For the first time, we found a contamination of the urine of a child in Tokyo Homes are also significantly contaminated in Ichinoseki in Iwate province to the north . . . → Read More: ACRO Survey: Homes are significantly contaminated in Tokyo suburb — First time child from capital had radiation detected in urine

Two US nuclear plants had quakes exceeding operating basis… while in process of getting licensed (PHOTO)

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2 US nuclear plants experienced EQs exceeding OBE/SSE prior to licensing, Enformable, Jan. 8, 2012:

From: Bowman, Gregory Sent: Thursday, September 01, 2011 7:13 AM To: Hipschman, Thomas; Marshall, Michael; Castleman, Patrick; Sosa, Belkys; Gilles, Nanette; Orders, William; Nieh, Ho; Franovich, Mike Subject: Information on North Anna and Earthquakes

The staff was asked to . . . → Read More: Two US nuclear plants had quakes exceeding operating basis… while in process of getting licensed (PHOTO)

Japan Times: Tepco’s management called “war criminals” by Japanese weekly

Fukushima lays bare Japanese media’s ties to top, Japan Times by David McNeil, Jan. 8, 2012 [Emphasis Added]:

Is the ongoing crisis surrounding the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant being accurately reported in the Japanese media?

One of the major fault lines of Japanese journalism [is] between the mainstream media and the . . . → Read More: Japan Times: Tepco’s management called “war criminals” by Japanese weekly

NHK: Japan announces free medical care for Fukushima children under 18 — Requested by local gov’t

Japanese government is preparing for the rapid increase of sickness from radiation, Fukushima Diary, Jan. 8, 2011:

[Japan Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda] stated he is going to plan to make medical care in Fukushima free to have for children under 18 Requested by Fukushima local gov’t Contradicts their view over the Fukushima accident that . . . → Read More: NHK: Japan announces free medical care for Fukushima children under 18 — Requested by local gov’t

Fukushima author: Spent Fuel Pool No. 4 boiled after powerful New Year’s quake, says plant worker

Fukushima Diary translates a Jan. 8 update by sickened Fukushima author Emiko Numauchi

Reactor 4 : Spent fuel pool was boiling without water after 1/1/2012

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Information from an actual Fukushima worker [...] according to her post After the earthquake of 1/1/2012, the pipe of spent fuel pool for reactor 4 was . . . → Read More: Fukushima author: Spent Fuel Pool No. 4 boiled after powerful New Year’s quake, says plant worker

Official: Fires showed Los Alamos lab’s exposed nuclear waste poses a “significant risk to the public” — Cleanup being expedited

NM, lab reach deal on radioactive waste cleanup – BusinessWeek

State environmental officials have reached an agreement with Los Alamos National Laboratory to expedite the cleanup of thousands of barrels of radioactive waste. [...]

The toxic waste made national headlines this summer when a massive wildfire raged [...]

Associate environmental programs director Michael Graham . . . → Read More: Official: Fires showed Los Alamos lab’s exposed nuclear waste poses a “significant risk to the public” — Cleanup being expedited

Nuclear protesters perform street theater production

Davis-Besse protesters perform street theater production | The News-Messenger

CARROLL TOWNSHIP — About 20 people participated in a skit in front Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station before they attended a public meeting about shield building cracks at the plant.

“We have nuclear-grade duct tape, nuclear-grade Gorilla Glue and nuclear-grade spackling,” said Kevin Kamps, dressed as . . . → Read More: Nuclear protesters perform street theater production

300 people attended NRC’s meeting on cracks found throughout reactor building at Ohio’s Davis-Besse plant

300 attend Davis-Besse meeting | The News-Messenger | thenews-messenger.com

ERIE TOWNSHIP — More than 300 people attended the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s public meeting on the cracks recently found throughout the reactor shield building at the Davis-Besse plant.

NRC and FirstEnergy officials say the shield building is as safe as ever, and a core . . . → Read More: 300 people attended NRC’s meeting on cracks found throughout reactor building at Ohio’s Davis-Besse plant

“Will the media report this?” Evacuees will never be able to return — Radiation can’t be cleaned up — Gov’t going to have to build giant diaper under Fukushima plant

Fukushima lays bare Japanese media’s ties to top, Japan Times by David McNeil, Jan. 8, 2012:

Independent Journalist Shigeo Abe

Claims the authorities, and many journalists, have done a poor job of informing people about nuclear power in Japan both before and during the crisis [Claims] the clean-up costs are now being massively underestimated . . . → Read More: “Will the media report this?” Evacuees will never be able to return — Radiation can’t be cleaned up — Gov’t going to have to build giant diaper under Fukushima plant

Asahi columnist forced to resign over ‘Radiation is Coming to Tokyo’ March 19 cover story — “Headline was in fact correct”

Fukushima lays bare Japanese media’s ties to top, Japan Times by David McNeil, Jan. 8, 2012:

[...] the Asahi Shimbun newspaper’s well-respected weekly magazine AERA [...] now-famous March 19, 2011, cover story showing a masked nuclear worker and the headline “Radiation is coming to Tokyo” was controversial enough to force an apology and the . . . → Read More: Asahi columnist forced to resign over ‘Radiation is Coming to Tokyo’ March 19 cover story — “Headline was in fact correct”

Japan Journalist: Many police in Fukushima died from radiation -Policeman

Police die of radiation in Fukushima, Fukushima Diary, January 7, 2012:

Japanese journalist Terasawa Yu When Fukushima women demonstrated around Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry on 10/27/2011 He was interviewing an activist, Sono Ryota, a public security approached them Terasawa [...] asked if it’s true that a lot of police officers, who were . . . → Read More: Japan Journalist: Many police in Fukushima died from radiation -Policeman