Sendai (Miyagi, Japan)

Type: City
Name: Sendai (Miyagi, Japan) (Sendai Airport)
Country: Japan
Latitude: 38.133301
Longitude: 140.917007
population: 1,037,569
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

New minister says ‘safe’ nuclear reactors will be re-started in Japan

Japan’s new Trade minister, Yoichi Miyazawa, says he will continue with the policy of re-starting nuclear reactors that are deemed safe by the atomic regulator.Miyazawa, the recently appointed Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry also said he would ... [Published Power Engineering International - 3 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Uranium Week: Restart Timetable Drags On

By Greg PeelAmong the five issues with regard Japanese reactor restarts summarised by uranium market analysts at Citi, outlined in FNArena’s previous Uranium Week , one is that of “approval from local authorities”. But as last week’s debate among relevant ... [Published FNArena - 9 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Golden Kings starting new win streak

Anthony McHenry facing Susanoo Magic guard Joe Chapman, Sunday, in a game that McHenry could not find the range for his 3-point shots.The Ryukyu Golden Kings struggled against the Shimane Susanoo Magic, but still managed to pull off a pair of victories ... [Published Japan Update - 11 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Cabinet resignations cast dark cloud over Abe, Abenomics

TOKYO -- The resignation of two scandal-scarred ministers could rapidly erode public support for a cabinet that faces a host of tough decisions, including a consumption tax hike, the restart of nuclear reactors and diplomatic bargaining with distrustful ... [Published Nikkei Asian Review - 17 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Obuchi Resignation Won't Likely Affect Reactor Restarts

Obuchi was appointed to the position by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe only about a month ago to persuade local Kyushu communities to accept the restarting of the Nos. 1-2 units at the Sendai nuclear power plant owned by Kyushu Electric Power Co. Obuchi promised ... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - 13 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

KEPCO to submit revised Takahama safety plan

The operator of a power plant on the Sea of Japan coast says it will submit revised safety measures to the country's nuclear regulator as early as next week.Officials of Kansai Electric Power Company say they have completed recalculations of the potential ... [Published NHK - 15 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Fukushima Updates 10/20/14

Fukushima Updates 10/20/14 –More than 99% of unit #4’s used fuel bundles have been removed… The percentage of evacuees refusing to go home continues to rise... Additional decontamination has begun in Kawauchi village… A Tokyo volcanologist says it ... [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - 18 hours ago]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Photocatalytic performance of TiO2-zeolite templated carbon composites in organic contaminant degradation

aDivision of Materials and Manufacturing Science, Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka University, 2-1 Yamadaoka, Suita, JapanE-mail: yamashita@mat.eng.osaka-u.ac.jp ;Fax: +81-6-6879-7457;Tel: +81-6-6879-7457bDepartment of Chemical Engineering, Faculty ... [Published RSC - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 2 reports

Volcanoes Imperil Japan’s Sendai Nuke Reactor Says Japanese Volcanologist

Volcanoes in southern Japan have put at risk the announced reopening of the Sendai nuclear reactor in Satsumasendai. Government sources have indicated that the volcano on Mt. Ontake, near the Sendai nuclear reactor, will not alter plans for the return ... [Published The Guardian Express - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

Sendai reactors vulnerable to eruptions, state-picked volcanologist warns

The head of Japan's volcano eruption prediction panel warns that the task is impossible and that two reactors in Kagoshima are in danger, contrary to what the NRA says.The post Sendai reactors...Read more ... ... [Published The Japan Times - News & Business - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 4 reports

Doubts On Japanese Nuclear Reactor Safety

Despite regulators claiming that the two Sendai nuclear reactors will be safe for the foreseeable future, a prominent volcanologist has rubbished their prediction as "impossible".If University of Tokyo professor Toshitsugu Fujii is to be believed, it ... [Published Value Walk - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 7 reports

As Communities Block Nuclear Restart, Japan's 48 Operable Reactors Idle

Nothing is as hotly debated in Japan right now as the restarting of the 48 inactive nuclear plants which closed one by one for scheduled maintenance after the Fukushima disaster four years ago. In Kyushu Electric Power’s plant, Sendai, in southwest Japan, ... [Published Forbes.com - Oct 16 2014]

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"There is no question that atomic power is an important baseload energy source for Japan's future" said Miyazawa
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"Why can't regulators deploy better forecasting tools to help project managers deal with the consequences of delays caused by public hearings?"
"It is simply impossible to predict an eruption over the next 30 to 40 years" Fujii said. "The level of predictability is extremely limited."

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New minister says ‘safe’ nuclear reactors will ... [Published Power Engineering International - 3 hours ago]
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Japan-Italy Summit Meeting [Published Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan - 11 hours ago]
Obuchi Resignation Won't Likely Affect Reactor ... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - 13 hours ago]
KEPCO to submit revised Takahama safety plan [Published NHK - 15 hours ago]
Cabinet resignations cast dark cloud over Abe, ... [Published Nikkei Asian Review - 17 hours ago]
Fukushima Updates 10/20/14 [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - 18 hours ago]
Photocatalytic performance of TiO2-zeolite temp... [Published RSC - Oct 20 2014]
Fukushima legacy… 25,000 who cannot go home again [Published ZNet - Oct 20 2014]
New Method to Fabricate Graphene Nanoribbons co... [Published World Industrial Reporter - Oct 20 2014]
Japan-Luxembourg Summit Meeting [Published Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan - Oct 20 2014]
YONCA - 'Russia-Iran-Hezbollah axis could arise... [Published Zaman - Oct 19 2014]
DeafJapan opens up the world to the hearing-imp... [Published Japan Times - Oct 19 2014]
Volcanoes Imperil Japan’s Sendai Nuke Reactor S... [Published The Guardian Express - Oct 19 2014]
CHAIR'S STATEMENT of the Tenth Asia – Europe Me... [Published Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan - Oct 18 2014]
A dark force targets youth at their jobs [Published Japan Times - Oct 18 2014]
Japan's Volcanoes Threaten Country's Nuclear Po... [Published International Business Times - Oct 18 2014]
Sendai reactors vulnerable to eruptions, state-... [Published The Japan Times - News & Business - Oct 18 2014]
ASEAN leaders create action points for people d... [Published Rappler - Oct 18 2014]
Doubts On Japanese Nuclear Reactor Safety [Published Value Walk - Oct 17 2014]
Japan's nuclear reactors near active volcanoes ... [Published Digital Journal - Oct 17 2014]
Corporates operating in Japan must face a dispr... [Published Strategic Risk - Oct 17 2014]
Get real! [Published Nuclear Engineering International - Oct 17 2014]
Japan Must Open-Up To Asia And The World: Urgen... [Published Forbes.com - Oct 17 2014]
Active volcanoes near Japan nuclear reactor are... [Published Russia Today - Oct 17 2014]
Japan reactor near active volcanos called unsafe [Published Yahoo! Singapore - Oct 17 2014]
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Fukushima Updates 10/20/14 [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - 18 hours ago]
Fukushima Updates 10/20/14 –More than 99% of unit #4’s used fuel bundles have been removed… The percentage of evacuees refusing to go home continues to rise... Additional decontamination has begun in Kawauchi village… A Tokyo volcanologist says it ...
Sendai reactors vulnerable to eruptions, state-... [Published The Japan Times - News & Business - Oct 18 2014]
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World: IPU hears call to support women in DRR [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 16 2014]
Source: UN International Strategy for Disaster ReductionCountry: World By Andy McElroy GENEVA, 16 October 2014 – The vital role that women play in reducing disaster risk is being increasingly recognized, Members of Parliament from 141 countries have ...
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Japan regulators approve installations at Sendai [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Oct 15 2014]
Japan regulators approve installations at Sendai Japan’s Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA) has reported that the Kyushu Electric Power's two-reactor Sendai plant in southwestern Japan could make changes to the reactor installations of the two ...
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