Fukushima (Japan)

Type: City
Name: Fukushima (Japan) (Fukushima Airport)
Country: Japan
Latitude: 37.233299
Longitude: 140.432999
population: 294,240
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 45 mins ago - 7 reports

'Painful' Move: Fukushima to Store Radioactive Soil

TOKYO - Soil contaminated after Japan's 2011 Fukushima nuclear power plant meltdown will be stored in a facility straddling two small towns within the hard-hit region, the government announced Monday. The radioactive waste promised to be a "major burden" ... [Published NBCNews.com - 45 mins ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Govt OK’s Growing Rice for Public Sale Within Fukushima Contamination Zone

Just recently, farmers in the city of Tamura, Fukushima Prefecture, have begun planting rice in a district previously designated as a ‘no-plant zone’ due to of radioactive fallout. This will be the first time since March, 2011’s core meltdowns that rice ... [Published PrisonPlanet - 2 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

New research suggests even low-level radiation in Fukushima negatively impacting wildlife

TOKYO —Dr Timothy Mousseau, professor of Biological Sciences at the University of South Carolina and researcher for the Chernobyl and Fukushima Research Initiative, presented new findings to the International Ornithological Congress in Tokyo last week ... [Published Japan Today - 11 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 2 reports

'Disaster Relief Mansions' Are Tearing Neighboring Fukushima Town Apart

REUTERS/DAMIR SAGOLJPeople buy fish at a market in the Iwaki town, south of the tsunami-crippled Daiichi nuclear power plant in Fukushima prefecture in this September 19, 2013 file photo. IWAKI Japan[1] (Reuters) - Like many of her neighbours, Satomi ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 14 hours ago]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 7 reports

Fukushima fallout: Resentment grows in nearby Japanese city

IWAKI Japan (Reuters) - Like many of her neighbours, Satomi Inokoshi worries that her gritty hometown is being spoiled by the newcomers and the money that have rolled into Iwaki since the Fukushima nuclear disaster almost three and a half years ago. ... [Published Reuters: Environment - 15 hours ago]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 3 reports

Fukushima gov.: Tainted soil site decision ‘painful’

By Junzo Ono and Yuki Inamura / Yomiuri Shimbun Staff Writers FUKUSHIMA—The Saturday announcement by Fukushima Gov. Yuhei Sato that he will allow the construction of an interim storage facility in the prefecture for radioactively contaminated soil and ... [Published The Japan News - 18 hours ago]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 3 reports

Yoshida Interviews / N-plant ‘retreat’ misreported globally

The Yomiuri Shimbun Incomplete reports on interviews conducted with Masao Yoshida, manager of the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant during the March 2011 crisis, as part of a government investigation of the disaster, caused serious misunderstandings ... [Published The Japan News - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 4 reports

M 4.5 - Asia Japan [Fukushima] Namie

Preliminary Earthquake Report: Date/Time: 30.08.2014 20:42:29 UTC Magnitude: M 4.5 Mercalli Scale: 4 Depth: 10 f km Coordinate: 37° 40.200, 142° 21.000 Additional data: Local time in the epicenter: Saturday, August 30, 2014 at 05:42 at ... [Published RSOE EDIS - Earthquake Report > M 2.5 - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 3 reports

Fukushima formally accepts waste storage plan

The governor of Japan's Fukushima Prefecture has officially accepted a government proposal to build intermediate radioactive waste facilities in 2 of its towns.The central government plans to build the facilities on 16-square-kilometer lots in the towns ... [Published NHK - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 2 reports

Fukushima aftermath: Parents sue for compensation and evacuation

Parents of the children who lived in Fukushima when the nuclear crisis hit in 2011 are suing the Japanese government.The case was filed in a Tokyo court on Friday. Parents accuse the government of not having taken sufficient preventive measures to protect ... [Published CNTV - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 2 reports

Experts clash on Fukushima radiation effects

By | Al Jazeera  –In the aftermath of the earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan on 11 March 2011, the Daiichi nuclear plant in Fukushima was badly wrecked in a series of meltdowns and explosions that severely damaged three reactors and one spent-fuel ... [Published Yahoo! Maktoob News - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 3 reports

Three years later, Fukushima radiation leaves towns eerily empty

FUTABA, Japan - Every time Shuichi Saito goes home, he has to suit up to protect himself from radiation."We're allowed in 15 times a year," Saito told CBS News, on a trip back to his home near where a typhoon caused the Fukishima nuclear plant to leak ... [Published Yahoo! News - Aug 30 2014]

Quotes

"The 21st century belongs to Asia ... but how the 21st century will be depends on how strong and progressive India-Japan ties are" Modi told Japanese and Indian business executives earlier in the day
...The radioactive waste promised to be a "major burden" for residents, Fukushima Governor Yuhei Sato said as he announced the decision. "In order for Fukushima's speedy recovery, I have made the painful decision to allow for the construction work" Sato said...
"We have succeeded in expanding mutual consensus towards civil nuclear agreement" Modi said in a joint press conference with Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe
"I have made an agonising decision to accept plans to construct temporary storage facilities in order to achieve recovery in the environment as soon as possible" Mr Sato told central government ministers in Tokyo

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No ordinary fall [Published LNG Industry - 29 mins ago]
Yoshida Interviews / Experts discuss Fukushima ... [Published The Japan News - 37 mins ago]
Yoshida Interviews / Asahi insists N-plant staf... [Published The Japan News - 37 mins ago]
Ur-Energy: A Perfect Pick For Global Renaissanc... [Published Seeking Alpha - 44 mins ago]
UPDATE 3-Japan and India vow to boost defence t... [Published CNBC - 45 mins ago]
'Painful' Move: Fukushima to Store Radioactive ... [Published NBCNews.com - 46 mins ago]
Falcon helps Japan harness offshore wind [Published All About Shipping - 1 hour ago]
Modi says talks on for civil nuclear deal with ... [Published India Today - 1 hour ago]
Rudolph Herzog Is the Master of Nuclear Trivia [Published Vice UK - 1 hour ago]
Fukushima governor accepts 'temporary' radioact... [Published ABC Radio Australia - 2 hours ago]
Japan and India vow to boost strategic ties dur... [Published Sharenet - 2 hours ago]
Govt OK’s Growing Rice for Public Sale Within F... [Published PrisonPlanet - 2 hours ago]
Aussie uranium for India [Published Japan Times - 2 hours ago]
Fukushima accepts ‘temporary’ storage of radioa... [Published Malay Mail - 3 hours ago]
AFP - Japan-nuclear-disaster-Fukushima-waste [Published Namibia Press Agency - 4 hours ago]
Fukushima Daiichi workers to sue TEPCO [Published NHK - 4 hours ago]
Fukushima governor tells ministers prefecture a... [Published Japan Times - 4 hours ago]
Indian PM Modi to Set Up Team for Japan to Enha... [Published VOA News - 7 hours ago]
Fukushima accepts storage facilities [Published NHK - 8 hours ago]
UBE : Fukushima gov. tells ministers of accepta... [Published 4 Traders - 8 hours ago]
Global multi-sensor conference heads for city [Published Liverpool Echo - 8 hours ago]
More news apps being developed for smartphones [Published NHK - 10 hours ago]
New research suggests even low-level radiation ... [Published Japan Today - 11 hours ago]
Japan aims to double India investment in five y... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - 11 hours ago]
Japan aims to double India investment in 5 year... [Published Sharenet - 12 hours ago]
Asia would pay a price if Russia-EU gas trade c... [Published Asiaone - 13 hours ago]
'Disaster Relief Mansions' Are Tearing Neighbor... [Published DailyMe.Com - 14 hours ago]
'Disaster Relief Mansions' Are Tearing Neighbor... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - 15 hours ago]
Uranium site sparks fear of nuclear crisis [Published Townsville Bulletin - 15 hours ago]
Should Japan restart its nuclear reactors? [Published Japan Today - 15 hours ago]
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Latest Headlines from ENENews [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - 18 hours ago]
br />!--[if gte mso 9]><![endif]--> TV: “Surge in marine mammal strandings” on US West Coast — Scientists: “This is very weird”; “Mybiggest fear is if this… is everywhere” along coast — Whales, dolphins, sealions, birds recently washing ...
M 4.5 - Asia Japan [Fukushima] Namie [Published RSOE EDIS - Earthquake Report > M 2.5 - Aug 30 2014]
Preliminary Earthquake Report: Date/Time: 30.08.2014 20:42:29 UTC Magnitude: M 4.5 Mercalli Scale: 4 Depth: 10 f km Coordinate: 37° 40.200, 142° 21.000 Additional data: Local time in the epicenter: Saturday, August 30, 2014 at 05:42 at ...
M 4.5 - Asia Japan [Fukushima] Iwaki [Published RSOE EDIS - Earthquake Report > M 2.5 - Aug 30 2014]
Preliminary Earthquake Report: Date/Time: 30.08.2014 20:44:30 UTC Magnitude: M 4.5 Mercalli Scale: 4 Depth: 64km Coordinate: 37° 0.000, 141° 19.800 Additional data: Local time in the epicenter: Saturday, August 30, 2014 at 05:44 at night ...
Enformable [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - Aug 30 2014]
br />!--[if gte mso 9]><![endif]--> Enformable Workers drop refueling crane console into Fukushima Daiichi Reactor 3 spent fuel pool Posted: 29 Aug 2014 06:11 AMPDT At the crippled FukushimaDaiichi nuclear power plant, workers ...
Latest Headlines from ENENews [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - Aug 30 2014]
br />!--[if gte mso 9]><![endif]--> Latest Headlines from ENENews Accident in Reactor 3 fuel pool at Fukushima — Large piece of wreckage falls nearby spent uraniumrods — M5 quake hits plant soon after — Official: “Unable to say” whether ...
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Japanese film on Fukushima hits silver screen [Published Reuters Video: Entertainment - Mar 05 2014]
UK drone offered for Fukushima clean-up [Published Reuters Video: Technology - Jan 28 2014]
UK drone offered for Fukushima clean-up [Published Reuters Video: Business - Jan 28 2014]
'100000 tons of toxic water still inside Fukush... [Published Russia Today - YouTube - Jun 12 2011]
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Report from Fukushima: lots of cleanup to do, n... [Published Platts - News - Apr 29 2014]
Japan eyes new business opportunity from Fukush... [Published Platts - News - Mar 14 2014]
The Untold Story of Japan's Tsunami Refugees [Published PR Newswire - Dec 10 2013]
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