Democracy Now provides an update on the story of U.S. naval personnel suing TEPCO. Three years after the triple meltdown at the Fukushima nuclear power plant U.S. Marines and Sailors are suing the plant’s operator TEPCO believing they were misled about the level of radioactive contamination they may be exposed to from the damaged Fukushima [...]
It’s important to keep in mind that protesting in Japan is virtually unheard of. Anti nuclear protests have been taking place every month in Japan since the nuclear accident at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear facility occurred on March 11, 2011. Videos were done by Ryan, The Ghost Letter Reports, an American who lives in Japan. Thanks [...]
“There’s as much caesium in the fuel pool at unit 4 as there was in all the atomic bombs that dropped in all of the tests from the 1940s, 1950s, 1960s and into the 1970s. All of the above ground testing has less caesium in it, than what is in the reactor pool [...]
James Corbett interviews Dr. Helen Caldicott. Discussion on what is Gamma, Beta and Alpha radiation and internal emitters. Helen touches on complicity of nuclear industry and nuclear regulatory bodies in not being forthcoming about what’s actually been happening as a result of the nuclear crisis at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant.
Arnie Gundersen discusses what a China Syndrome is and how it may apply to Fukushima. Posted on Youtube December 14, 2011
Dr. Robert Jacobs shares his thoughts about how TEPCO and the Government of Japan continue to handle the ongoing Fukushima nuclear crisis, in this RT News video. I was personally glad to find this video today, and hear Robert remark on the “cold-shutdown” PR move by TEPCO. All you researchers, like me, who’ve understood that [...]
This news piece entitled “The Consequences of Fukushima” aired on German TV Frontal21 this week, and was kindly translated on Youtube by Junna311.
The original program in German is viewable via the ZDF portal.
Significant breaking news is coming to light this week. I’ve gathered new articles and video for today’s Fukushima Update. We need to realize that news in reaching the public in a very delayed fashion. Major events and radiological findings from Fukushima are not making world headlines as they should.
In late May and then early [...]
This RT News video sheds some insight on what happens after core-breach of units 1-3 of the Fukushima nuclear facility. Dr. Tatsuhiku Kodama of the Radioisotope Center reported to the government of Japan (also see August 24th article in Japan Times) that his team of scientists found radiation leakage from Fukushima to be about 29.6 [...]
Posted to Youtube by fairtradenow on August 17, 2011, this RT News piece includes interviews with Dr. Robert Jacobs and Dr. Chris Busby. Cracks in the ground at Fukushima are aggravated by continuing aftershocks. Radioactive steam escaping is causing more problems for workers at the site, not to mention more radiation escaping into the air. [...]
Included in this presentation and PowerPoint is a discussion of how nuclear power plants work, how to cool a reactor during an accident, the effect of hot particles when inhaled, and concerns involving the long-term storage of nuclear waste. This presentation took place at the Nuclear Power Conference held at the University of Vermont July [...]
The San Francisco Chronicle August 1, 2011 (updates added August 2 and August 5)
TEPCO, the operator of Japan’s struggling Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear plant, said it detected the highest radiation to date at the nuclear site. Geiger counters registered more than 10 sieverts per hour (exposure to 2-3 sieverts indicates severe radiation [...]
The Japan Federation of Bar Associations will assign around 100 lawyers to mediate settlements at proposed state entities dealing with compensation disputes related to the Fukushima nuclear accident.
posted to Youtube Sunday, July 31, 2011 by Lucas Whitefield Hixson
In April, the government formed a panel to work on who is eligible for compensation [...]
At what looks like a public town meeting (of Fukushima Emergency Task Force), likely in Fukushima Prefecture, a teacher who worked in Fukushima prefecture vocalizes his concern about communication and action to protect people living in Fukushima Prefecture from radiation, and then quits. He, his wife and child have already moved to Hokkaido island.