Fukushima (Japan)

Type: City
Name: Fukushima (Japan) (Fukushima Airport)
Country: Japan
Latitude: 37.233299
Longitude: 140.432999
population: 294,240
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Jimmy Choo helps Fukushima area with new line of shoes

Designer Jimmy Choo unveiled a range of shoes in Japan made using materials and techniques native to the disaster-hit Fukushima area, in a bid to boost the profile of artisans there. Duration: ... [Published Malaysia MSN - 21 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Cherry blossoms attract visitors to Fukushima

Tourists are flocking to a town in Fukushima Prefecture to see a thousand-year-old cherry tree that is now in full bloom.The tree, designated as a national natural treasure, is drawing people to Miharu town on Saturday.The tree's sprawling branches are ... [Published NHK - 11 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Unlike Chernobyl, Fukushima was never brought under control, radiation spreads across the world - epidemiologist

Earlier, TEPCO claimed that treatment of contaminated water would be finished by March 2015. Now the plant's operator makes more modest projections and describes the previous deadline as a "tough goal". The Japanese government has been providing TEPCO ... [Published Voice of Russia - 17 hours ago]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 6 reports

Out of control: Fukushima manager admits to ‘embarrassing failure’

08:18Water well unit haul from subsurface water is seen near No.3 (L) and No.4 reactor buildings at Tokyo Electric Power Co's (TEPCO)'s tsunami-crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Fukushima prefecture, in this photo released by Kyodo April ... [Published Russia Today - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 2 reports

Guest Post email from LCorrice: Paul Blustein on Fukushima

World News: 15:16 GMT Friday 18th April 2014 . [ ]This story Friend and colleague in Japan, Paul Blustein, has bluntly rebuffed a recent Fukushima FUD article in a popular Asian journal. Kyle Cleveland wrote the FUD article for the Asia-Pacific Journal. ... [Published SPi World News - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 2 reports

Could a Floating Nuclear Power Plant Prevent Another Fukushima

paper to be presented at a conference this week, the MIT researchers argue that the way to make nuclear power plants impervious to earthquakes and tsunamis is to build them in shipyards and then tow ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Fukushima Remains an Intractable Disaster

Why argue that everything is fine when it is as far from fine as we’ve ever known?The Santa Barbara Independent ‘s article on Fukushima was replete with incorrect information that, in my view, was dangerous to the community. The facts bear out that the ... [Published Santa Barbara Independent - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Conspiracy Guy – Fukushima

The Conspiracy Guy is back, and this time he’s taking a girl out for dinner!Tonight’s special: Fukushima Fish. ... [Published Disinformation - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

Tiny power plants hold promise for nuclear energy

PARIS — Small underground nuclear power plants that could be cheaper to build than their behemoth counterparts may herald the future for an energy industry under intense scrutiny since the Fukushima disaster, the incoming head of the Nuclear Energy Agency ... [Published Santa Fe New Mexican - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

MIT designs floating nuclear plant that's tsunami-proof

In 2011, an earthquake, followed by a massive tsunami, caused the meltdown of the Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan and created an incident that the country is still recovering from. Even now, radioactive water surrounds the area around Fukushima ... [Published Dvice.com - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

M 5.1 - Asia Japan [Fukushima] Namie

Preliminary Earthquake Report: Date/Time: 17.04.2014 14:43:59 UTC Magnitude: M 5.1 Mercalli Scale: 5 Depth: 12km Coordinate: 37° 37.200, 142° 6.000 Additional data: Local time in the epicenter: Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 23:43 at night ... [Published RSOE EDIS - Earthquake Report > M 2.5 - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 3 reports

Floating nuclear plants could withstand tsunamis

Washington, April 17 (ANI): A new design for nuclear plants built on floating platforms could help avoid disasters like Fukushima.Such floating plants would be designed to be automatically cooled by the surrounding seawater in a worst-case scenario, which ... [Published TruthDive - Apr 17 2014]

Quotes

...Even more unexpectedly, the nigiri going past is labeled by country of origin. The sign for some ebi from Argentina also tells you, "Please let us know if you would like the shrimp head deep-fried!" (Yes!) Takahashi looks stern, working with concentration inside his rotating ring of sushi, but if you smile and wave, he will, too...
...Kyle Cleveland wrote the FUD article for the Asia-Pacific Journal. Paul says he wrote the rebuttal "For those of you who may have seen--and been irked by--some stuff written recently on Fukushima by a couple of profs at Temple University Japan, here's a little something I wrote in response for an online Japan issues forum." Blustein's report to the Forum can be accessed at
...On the radio, the announcer reported that no type of tsunami was expected. "It was a small reminder that despite all the efforts since the disaster three years ago, Japan remains at the mercy of the fault line it is built on" Klaptocza said on droneadventures.org...

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Team Abe’s alternate-reality Kool-Aid [Published Japan Times - 3 hours ago]
Desertec's woes could be the Gulf’s gain [Published Arabian Business - 10 hours ago]
Quake Risk Exceeds Licensed Limits at U.S. Nucl... [Published Environment News Service - 11 hours ago]
Cherry blossoms attract visitors to Fukushima [Published NHK - 11 hours ago]
Ukraine - The Trouble With Natural Gas [Published Market Oracle - 13 hours ago]
Unlike Chernobyl, Fukushima was never brought u... [Published Voice of Russia - 17 hours ago]
A Solar Farm That Doubles As A Tequila-Making O... [Published Fast Company - 20 hours ago]
PG&E Arraignment [Published San Francisco Bay Area Independent Media Center - 20 hours ago]
Jimmy Choo helps Fukushima area with new line o... [Published Malaysia MSN - 21 hours ago]
Business Networks Streamline Procurement and Fi... [Published Supply and Demand Chain Executive - 23 hours ago]
Got $20? Take a Friend Out for Way-Better-Than-... [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - 23 hours ago]
March 29, 2014 Special Report Fukushima Daiichi... [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - Apr 18 2014]
A Delicate Balance: The EU 2030 Climate Framework [Published Center for Strategic and International Studies - Apr 18 2014]
Sharp mega solar plant build slated for evacuat... [Published The Japan News - Apr 18 2014]
Japans Secret Hideouts for Grown-Ups [Published Nerdcore - Apr 18 2014]
An international tradition [Published Simi Valley Acorn - Apr 18 2014]
Guest Post email from LCorrice: Paul Blustein ... [Published SPi World News - Apr 18 2014]
Guest Post email from LCorrice: Paul Blustein o... [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Apr 18 2014]
A Nuclear Power Plant Goes On The Auction Block [Published Think Progress - Apr 18 2014]
Latest Headlines from ENENews [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - Apr 18 2014]
Fukushima Radiation Levels Drop, Still Dangerou... [Published Russia Profile - Apr 18 2014]
Germany’s green dream [Published CNN - Apr 18 2014]
Preview | International Uranium Film Festival [Published Livemint.com - Apr 18 2014]
Fukushima evacuees inspect reactor scrapping work [Published NHK - Apr 18 2014]
Sharp to build solar complex within hot zone [Published Japan Times - Apr 18 2014]
Chubu Electric gets OK to hike rates 3.77% [Published Japan Times - Apr 18 2014]
What a Korean teacher's suicide says about publ... [Published IBNLive India News - Apr 18 2014]
Could a Floating Nuclear Power Plant Prevent An... [Published Big News Network - Apr 18 2014]
Fukushima gets visitors: drones remap territory... [Published Voice of Russia - Apr 18 2014]
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Got $20? Take a Friend Out for Way-Better-Than-... [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - 23 hours ago]
facebook.com/TenSushiSeattle In Seattle? Got $20? You can treat a friend to an upscale Ethiopian feast, sushi that's not Genki, a fried-chicken burrito (yesssss), and tons more. Here are 13 more brand-new places to eat for cheap ... we tested them ...
March 29, 2014 Special Report Fukushima Daiichi... [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - Apr 18 2014]
Thanks to EneNews for this,, http://enenews.com/nhk-special-extremely-toxic-water-4000000-times-govt-limit-in-trenches-between-reactors-and-ocean-levels-too-high-for-them-to-get-precise-look-at-situation-reporter-plutonium-leaked-ou March 29 2014 ...
Japans Secret Hideouts for Grown-Ups [Published Nerdcore - Apr 18 2014]
Superinteressant klingendes Buch aus Japan über „Secret Hide-Outs“, macht sich sicher ganz prima neben Architecture Now! Kleine Bauten im Regal. Das großartige Pingmag hat ein Interview mit Autor und Illustrator Yuki Kageyama: The first thing ...
Guest Post email from LCorrice: Paul Blustein o... [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Apr 18 2014]
Friend and colleague in Japan, Paul Blustein, has bluntly rebuffed a recent Fukushima FUD article in a popular Asian journal. Kyle Cleveland wrote the FUD article for the Asia-Pacific Journal. Paul says he wrote the rebuttal "For those of you who may ...
A Nuclear Power Plant Goes On The Auction Block [Published Think Progress - Apr 18 2014]
In late March, the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS) in southern California hosted a three-day nuclear auction, the first step in a decades-long decommissioning process for the recently shuttered generating station that will cost over $3 ...
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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]
Plight of homeless in Fukushima cleanup [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Dec 30 2013]
Fukushima worker exploitation [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Oct 25 2013]
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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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