Aomori Prefecture

Type: Province
Name: Aomori Prefecture
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Nisso Pronity's Mounting System Employed for 71MW Solar Plant in Aomori

2014/07/24 18:58Kenji Kaneko, Nikkei BP CleanTech InstituteSojitz Corp will use Nisso Pronity Co Ltd's mounting systems for its solar power plant being built in Rokkasho-mura, Kamikita-gun, Aomori Prefecture, Japan.With an output power of 71MW, the plant, ... [Published Tech-On! - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Bullying suspected in Aomori high school girl's death

AOMORI —The body of a second-year high school girl was discovered in the sea off Hachinohe, Aomori Prefecture, on July 8, in what police believe may have been a suicide caused by bullying.TBS reported Thursday that the girl was last seen at school on ... [Published Japan Today - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Tinkling tentacles

The Yomiuri Shimbun Traditional Japanese wind bells dangle from 54 pieces of surume dried squid hanging from the rafters of Mutsuminato Station in Hachinohe, Aomori Prefecture. The squid, varnished to stay mold-free in the summer breeze, are part of a ... [Published The Japan News - Jul 23 2014]
Entities: Yomiuri Shimbun
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Orix plans to build as many as 15 geothermal plants in Japan

Orix Corp. plans to build as many as 15 geothermal power stations in Japan over the next five years.The Tokyo-based finance and leasing company, which has been developing solar and biomass projects, is conducting geological surveys in Hokkaido and Aomori ... [Published Japan Times - Jul 23 2014]
Entities: ORIX Corp, Geothermal, Japan
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

6 dead, 3 missing in water-related accidents on Marine Day

TOKYO —A series of water-related accidents across Japan during Marine Day on Monday has left six people dead, three missing and one in a critical condition, according to media and Fire and Disaster Management Agency reports.On Monday afternoon, Hiroko ... [Published Japan Today - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

Residents of Japanese town band together to create rice art

Around 8,000 residents of the town Inakadate in Aomori Prefecture banded together to create some incredible art using simple arrangement of rice. ... [Published Digital Journal - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Aomori town creates gigantic artwork out of rice paddies

TOKYO —For most of the year, the tiny town of Inakadate in Aomori Prefecture doesn’t get a lot of visitors. With only some 8,000 residents, most of whom make their living through agriculture, there’s not much to do there, unless you feel like staring ... [Published Japan Today - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. Expert Warns of Japan's Reprocessing Plant

Henry Sokolski, executive director of the U.S. Nonproliferation Policy Education Center, raised concerns about Japan's nuclear reprocessing plant.At a hearing of the U.S. House Committee on Foreign Affairs last Friday, he drew attention to policy allowing ... [Published Digital Chosun - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 2 reports

World's first purring PUB: Craze for cat cafes sees Tokyo tavern welcome free-roaming felines

| Updated: 05:08 EST, 13 July 2014Cat cafes were devised to relieve Japan's residents from loneliness by allowing them to sip a cappuccino with a furry friend to stroke.Many small apartments in Tokyo do not allow tenants to keep pets, and so establishments ... [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 13 2014]
Entities: Tokyo, Cat Treats, Coffee
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports

Japan Reprocessing Plant Could Provide Plutonium for about 2,000 Bombs

A United States expert on nuclear nonproliferation has said Japan would have enough plutonium to create about two-thousand atomic bombs a year should a reprocessing plant be completed and begin operation.Henry Sokolski, Executive Director at the Nonproliferation ... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

The TV station that called for help about the house that called for help

MARBLEHEAD — It happened in April 2011. An empty house on Rockaway Avenue called 911 all by itself over a pipe leaking so badly, spraying so much water, that the floors were buckling, the ceiling sagging and the basement 5 feet deep with water. The 911 ... [Published Salem Evening News - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Fukushima Updates 7/7/14

Fukushima Updates 7/7/14 –Many Okuma evacuees want more money... Cooling for the unit #5 fuel pool has been stopped... Local Fukushima seafood is eaten in Iwaki City... A Hokkaido Mayor calls the construction of an Aomori Prefecture’s nuke “extremely ... [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Jul 07 2014]

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"I have sensed since several years ago that the numbers of Bluefin tuna are falling. We've got to do something now" says Takamatsu. He plans to reach outout to other fishermen in Hokkaido and create an organization similar to Nakamura's
"Unfortunately this is yet another paper with insufficient power to distinguish real effects and relevance to human health," she said. "We know that one of the most damaging health effects comes from fear of radiation, not radiation itself."
...By tracking the dedication date and the name of a single donor, a historical researcher in Japan found Mr. Takahashi. "It's just so perfect that something led us to one individual, in one particular spot" said Uchiyama
...almost certainly prompt South Korea to initiate nuclear enrichment or reprocessing of their own as a hedge or weapons option," Sokolski said. "Congress should demand that our government encourage Japan to review its nuclear plans openly by calling for renegotiation of our nuclear cooperative agreement with them."

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Bullying suspected in Aomori high school girl's... [Published Japan Today - Jul 24 2014]
Tinkling tentacles [Published The Japan News - Jul 23 2014]
Orix plans to build as many as 15 geothermal pl... [Published Japan Times - Jul 23 2014]
6 dead, 3 missing in water-related accidents on... [Published Japan Today - Jul 22 2014]
Residents of Japanese town band together to cre... [Published Digital Journal - Jul 19 2014]
Wood found on Ore. Beach traced to Japanese shrine [Published KGW.com - Jul 19 2014]
Aomori town creates gigantic artwork out of ric... [Published Japan Today - Jul 18 2014]
N-plant checks likely to quicken [Published The Japan News - Jul 17 2014]
U.S. Expert Warns of Japan's Reprocessing Plant [Published Digital Chosun - Jul 14 2014]
World's first purring PUB: Craze for cat cafes ... [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 13 2014]
Tokyo’s cat pub - the cat cafe for grown-ups [Published Japan Today - Jul 13 2014]
Japan Reprocessing Plant Could Provide Plutoniu... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - Jul 12 2014]
9 of the world's greatest tunnels [Published CNN - Jul 11 2014]
Onodera: Japan may procure additional F-35 jets [Published NHK - Jul 09 2014]
Japan's Terrific Tuna [Published Stars and Stripes - Jul 08 2014]
The TV station that called for help about the h... [Published Salem Evening News - Jul 08 2014]
Fukushima Updates 7/7/14 [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Jul 07 2014]
Aftershock from 2011 quake jolts northeast Japan [Published NHK - Jul 05 2014]
Hakodate sues to halt reactor project in Aomori [Published Japan Times - Jul 03 2014]
Tainan draws local, foreign visitors to feast o... [Published Taipei Times Online - Jul 01 2014]
Govt to support local goods drive [Published The Japan News - Jun 30 2014]
Tokyo Electric Power : Former TEPCO President N... [Published 4 Traders - Jun 30 2014]
Abe’s nuclear renaissance ignores stiff opposition [Published Japan Times - Jun 28 2014]
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Japan to deploy F-35 fighters at Misawa Air Bas... [Published Japan Times - Jun 25 2014]
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Fukushima Updates 7/7/14 –Many Okuma evacuees want more money... Cooling for the unit #5 fuel pool has been stopped... Local Fukushima seafood is eaten in Iwaki City... A Hokkaido Mayor calls the construction of an Aomori Prefecture’s nuke “extremely ...
Fukushima Updates 6/9/14 - [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Jun 09 2014]
Fukushima Updates 6/9/14 -1034 fuel bundles have been removed from unit #4 storage pool (SFP) and $39.3 billion disbursed to Fukushima evacuees... 3.4 tons of mildly contaminated rainwater may have leaked from a storage tank barrier... Radiation expert ...
U.S. drone arrives at Misawa base for 1st deplo... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - May 24 2014]
A U.S. Global Hawk surveillance drone arrived Saturday morning at the Misawa Air Base in northeastern Japan in the first deployment of such an aircraft in the country.It is one of a pair of Guam-based Global Hawks to be deployed at Misawa in Aomori Prefecture ...
Airborne early warning unit set up at Okinawa b... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Apr 21 2014]
A new unit of early warning aircraft has been permanently assigned to an Air Self-Defense Force base here to bolster Japan's surveillance capabilities over its southwestern islands, including the disputed Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea.The four ...
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