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Kepco to report fault under Oi plant inactive (Japan Times)

Kepco to report fault under Oi plant inactive (Japan Times)

TSURUGA, Fukui Pref. — Kansai Electric Power Co. plans to tell the government that it has not found any data to prove that a fault running under the Oi nuclear power plant in Fukui Prefecture is active, company officials said Monday. … Read entire article »

Filed under: 8.Eathquake & Nuclear accident

NEC, Enel extend smart grid collaboration (NEW NET)

NEC, Enel extend smart grid collaboration (NEW NET)

Japanese IT giant the NEC Corporation has expanded its smart grid strategic partnership with the distribution arm of Italian utility Enel. The new arrangement aims at increasing joint business opportunities and advancing technical and commercial collaboration in three key areas. … Read entire article »

Filed under: 8.Eathquake & Nuclear accident, unclassified

7 prefectures secure shelters for residents living in nuclear power plant zones(Mainichi)

Seven of 21 prefectures in Japan with urgent protective action planning zones (UPZ) within 30 kilometers of the nation’s nuclear power plants have already secured places for residents to evacuate in the event of a nuclear disaster, a Mainichi survey has found. … Read entire article »

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Radioactive cesium level in fish off Fukushima not declining (Japan Today)

Radioactive cesium level in fish off Fukushima not declining (Japan Today)

TOKYO —Radioactive cesium levels in most kinds of fish caught off the coast of Fukushima haven’t declined in the year following Japan’s nuclear disaster, a signal that the seafloor or leakage from the damaged reactors must be continuing to contaminate the waters—possibly threatening fisheries for decades, a researcher says. … Read entire article »

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Occupy people has claimed GS CEO Blankfein as deceit, misrepresentative and other frauds(FGW)

Occupy people has claimed GS CEO Blankfein as deceit, misrepresentative and other frauds(FGW)

Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a multinational investment bank founded in 1869 and headquartered at 200 West Street in Lower Manhattan. Leading up to the 2008 financial crisis, Goldman Sachs engaged in some of the worst financial fraud the world has ever seen, including packaging and selling billions of dollars in subprime housing derivatives and other worthless securities to small and mid-level investors while hiding the fact that they were simultaneously betting against these same … Read entire article »

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Billions in Hidden Riches for Family of Chinese Leader(NewYork Times) China has given up communism, joined greedy capitalism.

Billions in Hidden Riches for Family of Chinese Leader(NewYork Times)  China has given up communism, joined greedy capitalism.

 By DAVID BARBOZA BEIJING — The mother of China’s prime minister was a schoolteacher in northern China. His father was ordered to tend pigs in one of Mao’s political campaigns. And during childhood, “my family was extremely poor,” the prime minister, Wen Jiabao, said in a speech last year. … Read entire article »

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