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Japanese interest in Poland’s first nuclear plant(WNN)

Japanese interest in Poland’s first nuclear plant(WNN)

Hitachi, Mitsubishi and Toshiba and other Japanese companies are “very interested” in participating in the construction of Poland’s first nuclear power plant, Yosuke Takagi, Japan’s deputy economy, trade and industry minister, said yesterday following a meeting with Polish Deputy Treasury Minister Zdzislaw Gawlik. … Read entire article »

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Thousands rally for abolition of nukes as hibakusha ranks thin(Kyodo)

Thousands rally for abolition of nukes as hibakusha ranks thin(Kyodo)

NEW YORK – Atomic bomb survivors from Japan and peace campaigners from around the world marched through the streets of New York on Sunday to push for the abolition of nuclear weapons on the eve of a U.N. nuclear disarmament and nonproliferation conference. … Read entire article »

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Tokyo finds high levels of radiation in children’s park(Reuters)

Tokyo finds high levels of radiation in children’s park(Reuters)

TOKYO (Reuters) – Authorities in the Japanese capital have cordoned off a playground where high levels of radiation were detected this week, reviving concerns about nuclear contamination four years after the Fukushima disaster. … Read entire article »

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TEPCO’s Decommissioning Chief in Fukushima admits uncertainty of their operation(NHK)

TEPCO’s Decommissioning Chief in Fukushima admits uncertainty of their operation(NHK)

(Masuda) We have no idea about the debris. We don’t know its shape or strength. … Read entire article »

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Chagrined pro-nuclear logo creator now wants Futaba signs to stand for posterity(Japan Times) Remind about 「Arbeit macht frei!」

Chagrined pro-nuclear logo creator now wants Futaba signs to stand for posterity(Japan Times) Remind about 「Arbeit macht frei!」

FUKUSHIMA – A recent decision to remove pro-nuclear signs spanning roads in a deserted town that cohosts the crippled Fukushima No. 1 power plant has prompted the slogan’s author to make a call to let them stand as symbols of the disaster. … Read entire article »

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Radiation measured at deadly 9.7 sieverts in Fukushima reactor(JIJI)

Radiation measured at deadly 9.7 sieverts in Fukushima reactor(JIJI)

Tokyo Electric Power Co. said Monday that radiation in the primary containment vessel of the No. 1 reactor of the Fukushima No. 1 power station gets as high as 9.7 sieverts per hour — enough to kill a human within an hour. … Read entire article »

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