Hamaoka (Japan)

Type: City
Name: Hamaoka (Japan)
Country: Japan
Latitude: 34.650002
Longitude: 138.119995
population: 25,447
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

'Tokyo should no longer be inhabited,' Japanese doctor warns residents regarding radiation

by David Gutierrez, staff writer(NaturalNews) In an essay addressed to his colleagues, Japanese doctor Shigeru Mita has explained why he recently moved away from Tokyo to restart his practice in western Japan: He believes that Tokyo is no longer safe ... [Published Natural News - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Cull looms for Japan's old, quake-prone reactors

TOKYO -- Even as some of Japan's 48 nuclear reactors see the prospect of a new lease on life, the oldest and most geologically disadvantaged ones have one foot in the scrapheap.The Sendai nuclear power plant in southern Japan has met new, more stringent ... [Published Nikkei Asian Review - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 2 reports

TOKYO ELECTRIC POWER : FOCUS: Evacuation plan in question as Japan nears restart of nuclear plant

With a nuclear power plant in southwestern Japan poised to restart as early as this fall, experts and critics are pointing to flaws in an evacuation plan drawn up by local authorities, stirring doubts among nearby residents about safety in the event of ... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Costs For Nuclear Plants' Safety Measures Top US$21 Billion In Japan

TOKYO, July 7 (Bernama) -- Costs for nuclear safety measures at 10 major Japanese power companies reached 2.2 trillion yen (US$21.54 billion), an increase of 1.5-fold from a year earlier.The costs are mainly for meeting new safety standards introduced ... [Published Bernama - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 05 2014 - Updated Jul 05 2014 - 1 reports

Nuclear safety expenditures top ¥2 trillion

The cost of taking nuclear safety measures at the nation’s 10 major power companies has reached ¥2.2 trillion, the latest tally said Saturday, up 1.5-fold from a year ago.Most of the costs involve complying with the new safety standards introduced in ... [Published Japan Times - Jul 05 2014]
First reported Jun 28 2014 - Updated Jun 28 2014 - 1 reports

Abe’s nuclear renaissance ignores stiff opposition

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s nuclear renaissance involves downplaying risks, restarting reactors, building new ones, and exporting reactor technology and equipment. A number of hurdles remain before he can rev up the reactors, but the summer of 2014 will ... [Published Japan Times - Jun 28 2014]
Entities: Nuclear, Shinzo Abe, Reactor
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

INTERVIEW-Japan's Chubu plans to buy stake in U.S. shale gas field

* Shale gas stake would be hedge for LNG supplies from U.S.* Utility to buy 2.2 mln tonnes a year LNG from Freeport* Chubu to work out details on joint purchases with India's GAILNAGOYA, Japan, June 25 (Reuters) - Chubu Electric Power Co , the world's ... [Published CNBC - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Jun 21 2014 - Updated Jun 21 2014 - 1 reports

Full-scale inspection begins at Hamaoka nuclear plant

SHIZUOKA —The Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA) has begun a full-scale investigation into the Hamaoka nuclear power plant in Shizuoka Prefecture.Plant operator Chubu Electric Power Co applied to the NRA in February for safety approvals of the No. 4 reactor ... [Published Japan Today - Jun 21 2014]
First reported Jun 19 2014 - Updated Jun 19 2014 - 1 reports

Fukushima Updates 6/19/14

Fukushima Updates 6/19/14 -F. Daiichi’s hi-tech wastewater treatment system (ALPS) will resume full operation... The unused fuel bundles in unit#4 fuel pool will be temporarily transferred to unit #6 pool... The freezing of equipment tunnels for unit ... [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Jun 19 2014]
First reported May 06 2014 - Updated May 06 2014 - 1 reports

Japanese cost-cutting a lesson for Taipower

Electric power companies can turn loss into profit after nuclear power plants are shut down. Here is the story of how Japan’s Chubu Electric Power Co has gone about it.Chubu Electric supplies electricity to the area around Nogoya.In the aftermath of the ... [Published Taipei Times Online - May 06 2014]
First reported May 02 2014 - Updated May 02 2014 - 1 reports

Plant conversion a viable option

Over the past week, former Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) chairman Lin I-hsiung’s (林義雄) hunger strike, which called for an end to the construction of the Fourth Nuclear Power Plant in Gongliao District (貢寮), New Taipei City, met with a sympathetic ... [Published Taipei Times Online - May 02 2014]
First reported Feb 17 2014 - Updated Feb 17 2014 - 1 reports

Another Week of Anthropocene Antics, February 16, 2014 [A Few Things Ill Considered]

This weekly posting is brought to you courtesy of H. E. Taylor . Happy reading, I hope you enjoy this week’s Global Warming news roundup skip to bottom Sipping from the Internet Firehose…February 16, 2014 Chuckles , COP20+ , London Declaration ... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Feb 17 2014]

Quotes

"I closed the clinic in March 2014, which had served the community of Kodaira for more than 50 years, since my father's generation, and I have started a new Mita clinic in Okayama-city on April 21" he wrote
...Hamaoka "has a far greater chance of a massive earthquake than other nuclear plants" says NRA Commissioner Kunihiko Shimazaki
"We could spend long hours creating something unrealistic, but it won't function" in the event of an actual disaster, Ito told reporters last month

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'Tokyo should no longer be inhabited,' Japanese... [Published Natural News - Jul 22 2014]
Cull looms for Japan's old, quake-prone reactors [Published Nikkei Asian Review - Jul 16 2014]
TOKYO ELECTRIC POWER : FOCUS: Evacuation plan i... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 16 2014]
Japan Regulator’s Safety Probe Heralds Nuclear ... [Published Bloomberg - Jul 16 2014]
Costs For Nuclear Plants' Safety Measures Top U... [Published Bernama - Jul 07 2014]
Nuclear safety expenditures top ¥2 trillion [Published Japan Times - Jul 05 2014]
Abe’s nuclear renaissance ignores stiff opposition [Published Japan Times - Jun 28 2014]
INTERVIEW-Japan's Chubu plans to buy stake in U... [Published CNBC - Jun 25 2014]
Full-scale inspection begins at Hamaoka nuclear... [Published Japan Today - Jun 21 2014]
Fukushima Updates 6/19/14 [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Jun 19 2014]
Japanese cost-cutting a lesson for Taipower [Published Taipei Times Online - May 06 2014]
Plant conversion a viable option [Published Taipei Times Online - May 02 2014]
Another Week of Anthropocene Antics, February 1... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Feb 17 2014]
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