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Fukushima Current Status: “cold shutdown” is cold comfort — remaining problems are “immense”

I’m back from my hiatus due to an emergency at home.  Today TEPCO announces that a status called “cold shutdown” has been achieved at the Fukushima-Daiichi nuclear electrical-generating station complex I have blogged so much about in the past. Well, … Continue reading

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Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant Current Situation: An analogy (UPDATED on May 22nd, May 30, June 21, July 3rd, August 4th, September 22nd, and October 17th, 2011)

Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant Current Situation: An analogy (UPDATED on May 22nd, May 30, June 21, July 3rd, August 4th, September 22nd, and October 17th, 2011). I’ve updated this post, adding the following today: UPDATED October 17th, 2011:  Although I expect … Continue reading

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“Nuclear Oversight Lacking Worldwide” – the problem of “coziness” / video & transcript from Fairewinds Associates, Inc.

“Nuclear Oversight Lacking Worldwide” – the problem of “coziness” / video & transcript from Fairewinds Associates, Inc..

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“Nuclear Oversight Lacking Worldwide” – the problem of “coziness” / video & transcript from Fairewinds Associates, Inc.

http://fairewinds.com/content/nuclear-oversight-lacking-worldwide This update from Fairewinds features a concise ( ~ 10 minute) video with some reports and stories over the years showing that although the US has repeatedly admitted and resolved to deal with it, it still hasn’t solved the … Continue reading

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Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant Current Situation: An analogy (UPDATED on May 22nd, May 30, June 21, 2011, and July 3rd, 2011)

Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant Current Situation: An analogy (UPDATED on May 22nd, May 30, June 21, 2011, and July 3rd, 2011). I added a brief update on July 3rd about a report by the Wall Street Journal on TEPCO’s progress … Continue reading

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Internal vs External radiation — in ten out of ten children tested in Fukushima City

The subtitles of articles reporting on the results of testing the urine of children in Fukushima City, which is outside the evacuation zone of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power stations, say that radiation was found in 10 children.  But the … Continue reading

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Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant Current Situation: An analogy (UPDATED on May 22nd, May 30, and June 21, 2011)

Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant Current Situation: An analogy (UPDATED on May 22nd, May 30, and June 21, 2011). I added a link to the latest monthly progress report (with images) by TEPCO, with a bit of commentary.  

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