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Monday, September 5, 2011

Radiation Alerts

Posted: 04 Sep 2011 06:58 AM PDT


Fukushima Blows Lid Off Exploited Labour – nuclear workers castigated as ‘radiation- exposed people’
The Fukushima disaster has thrown up the first opportunity in decades to bring justice to thousands of unskilled workers who risk radioactive contamination to keep Japan's nuclear power plants running. “Fukushima has created public awareness on a section of nuclear workers castigated as 'radiation- exposed people' but forming the dark underbelly of an industry that [...]

In Japan, City Radiation Inspectors Told NOT to Inspect Highest Potential Radiation Areas
DATE, Japan—This sprawling city, 35 miles away from the crippled Fukushima Daiichi reactors, is leading the next phase of Japan’s struggles with radiation: deciding how to handle populations in contaminated communities where the level isn’t high enough to justify evacuation. Five months after a nuclear accident blew radioactive particles across the countryside, contamination in Date [...]

Fukushima Daiichi Dust Measurement Points
The Fukushima I Nuclear Power Plant also known as Fukushima Dai-ichi(dai-ichi means “number one”), is a disabled nuclear power plant located on a 3.5-square-kilometre (860-acre) site in the towns of Okuma and Futaba in the Futaba District of Fukushima Prefecture, Japan. First commissioned in 1971, the plant consists of six boiling water reactors (BWR). These light water reactors drove electrical generators with a combined power of 4.7 GWe, making Fukushima Daiichi one of the 15 largest nuclear power [...]

Cause of shutdown at North Anna nuclear plant sought – Post Earthquake Tour of Nuclear Power Station
Dominion Virginia Power officials are working to discover exactly what caused the North Anna nuclear reactors to trip off line in the Aug. 23 earthquake. Knowing precisely what prompted the shutdown of the station’s two 980-megawatt reactors is critical for validating the safety of the plant‘s design. Realizing that whatever was happening could affect the [...]

Japanese Citizens Want to Keep Heritage – “I’ll Never Leave, I’ll Never Be Beaten”
AP News reported on August 31 about Mr. Naoto Matsumura, who refuses to leave his home and his farm in Tomioka-machi, which lies in the no-entry evacuation zone within the 20 kilometer radius from Fukushima I Nuclear Power Plant. His family has farmed in that location for 5 generations. “I’ll never be beaten”, he says. [...]

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