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FUKUSHIMA FEARS – Powerful earthquake hits nuclear power plant region in Japan

This USGS map shows the epicentre of the earthquake. A magnitude 6.3 quake has hit Japan’s Kanto region, according to the Japanese Meteorological Agency.The area borders the Tōhoku region, where the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant had a devastating meltdown in 2011 after a mega earthquake caused a massive tsunami wave.Japan’s NHK news agency said the…

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The Fukushima nuclear disaster gave everyone on the PLANET and X-ray’s worth of radiation

  A hydrogen explosion at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power station number three reactor on March 14, 2011. Every person on Earth got the equivalent of an extra x-ray from the Fukushima nuclear disaster, a new study claims. ‘We don’t need to worry,’ Nikolaos Evangeliou at the Norwegian Institute for Air Research, whose team conducted…

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3 TEPCO Execs To Face Trial for Fukushima Nuclear Disaster

The Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant, before the 2011 disaster. Image Credit: Wikimedia Commons/ KEI       On Monday, three former Tokyo Electric Power (TEPCO) executives were indicted for professional negligence contributing to deaths linked to the 2011 Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear power plant disaster. The executives allegedly failed to take measures to defend the plant from…

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These Photos Show What’s Left Behind After A Nuclear Disaster

Over 160,000 people were evacuated from their homes in 2011 when a tsunami triggered a triple meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear reactors. What’s left behind is a 20km radius radioactive exclusion zone where very few residents dare to return. Photographer Arkadiusz Podniesinski ventured into the zone in September and captured eerie scenes of life frozen in…

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Japan’s 2011 earthquake and nuclear disaster still fracturing families

when the massive magnitude 9 earthquake rumbled through Fukushima prefecture in March 2011, it swelled the seas and shook the earth. But long after the ground stopped trembling, the disaster has continued to fracture families like that of Yoshinobu Segawa. With radiation from the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant still a concern, Segawa, 52,…

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Fukushima report: Key points in nuclear disaster report

A Japanese parliamentary panel has delivered a damning verdict after investigating the accident at the Fukushima nuclear plant which followed an earthquake and tsunami on 11 March 2011. Although such an event should have been predicted and planned for, the panel said, it found gaping holes in safety standards and emergency procedures. Here is an…

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World is ignoring most important lesson from Fukushima nuclear disaster

  TOKYO — A year has now passed since the complete core meltdown of three boiling water reactors at Tokyo Electric Power Company’s Fukushima No.1 plant. Because of the limited information issued by the Japanese government – and its insistence that the disaster was only a result of the unanticipated magnitude of the earthquake and tsunami – the world…

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