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Japan:Nuclear disaster drills held near Genkai plant

Sunday, November 20, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Nov.20,2011

Two prefectures have held major preparedness drills that assume an accident at the Genkai nuclear power plant in western Japan. Read more…

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Japan:Taking thyroid tests to the children in Fukushima

Tuesday, November 15, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 15,2011

Doctors in Fukushima Prefecture are hitting the road to improve children’s’ access to thyroid tests in an effort to spot possible health problems associated with the nuclear accident in the prefecture. Read more…

Japan:Smaller increase in children’s weight in Fukushima

Tuesday, November 8, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 8 ,2011

A survey shows that some children in Fukushima Prefecture have smaller average weight gains this year compared to the year before. A pediatrician says the results indicate the negative effects of the nuclear plant accident in

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Japan:Kyushu Electric restarts reactor + More Related Articles

Tuesday, November 1, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 1 ,2011

 

The operator of the Genkai nuclear plant in Kyushu, southwestern Japan, has restarted a reactor that shut down in October due to a procedural error. Read more…

Japan:Fukushima pollution much larger says French report + Related Articles

Sunday, October 30, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News Oct. 30,2011

 Govt compiles plan for contaminated soil and waste
Another radioactive spot not related to Fukushima

Fukushima pollution much larger says French report

French researchers say the amount of radioactive cesium that has leaked from the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant into the ocean is 20 times larger than the plant operator estimated. Read more…

Japan:Nuclear accident could raise power cost by 1 yen

Tuesday, October 25, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News Oct. 25,2011

 

Japan’s Atomic Energy Commission says a nuclear accident could raise the cost of power generation by up to 1 yen per kilowatt-hour, but the total cost would still be lower than other forms of power generation. Read more…

Japan:Earthquake drill held in Tokyo Bay area

Saturday, October 15, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News Oct. 15,2011

Firefighters have held drills in the Tokyo Bay area to prepare for major earthquakes that could cause massive damage to ships and facilities. Read more…

Japan:Hydrogen level falls at Fukushima plant +Related Articles

Monday, October 10, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News Oct. 10,2011

 

The operator of the troubled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant says the level of hydrogen in a pipe at the No. 1 reactor has become low enough to make an explosion unlikely. Read more…

Japan:Govt to check radiation levels outside 20km zone

Tuesday, October 4, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News Oct. 4,2011

 

The Japanese government says it will check the radiation levels in the environment at 5 municipalities outside the 20-kilometer no-entry zone around the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. Read more…

JAPAN: Fukushima plant based on poor safety assesment – UN

Thursday, September 15, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Sept. 15,2011


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