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Frozen wall set to be built at Fukushima Daiichi (NHK)

Frozen wall set to be built at Fukushima Daiichi (NHK)

The operator of the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant on Monday will start constructing an underground “frozen soil wall” to surround the damaged reactor and turbine buildings. … Read entire article »

Filed under: 8.Eathquake & Nuclear accident

Evacuation of 30-km radius of Sendai plant to take up to 29 hours (Mainichi)

Evacuation of 30-km radius of Sendai plant to take up to 29 hours (Mainichi)

KAGOSHIMA, Japan (Kyodo) — The Kagoshima prefectural government said Thursday it estimates it would take about 29 hours for most of the people living within 30 kilometers of the Sendai nuclear power plant to evacuate by car in case of a serious nuclear accident. … Read entire article »

Filed under: 8.Eathquake & Nuclear accident

Gov’t presents candidates for nuclear regulatory body commissioners(Mainichi)

Gov’t presents candidates for nuclear regulatory body commissioners(Mainichi)

TOKYO (Kyodo) — The government on Tuesday presented to the parliament two professors as candidates to replace incumbent commissioners of the Nuclear Regulation Authority whose terms will end in September. … Read entire article »

Filed under: 8.Eathquake & Nuclear accident

Tritium levels at Fukushima No. 1 top Pacific Ocean dumping limit, Tepco admits(Japan Times)

Tritium levels at Fukushima No. 1 top Pacific Ocean dumping limit, Tepco admits(Japan Times)

Water sampled from a well at the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant has been found to contain levels of radioactive tritium that exceeds the limit for dumping it into the Pacific, operator Tokyo Electric Power Co. said. … Read entire article »

Filed under: 8.Eathquake & Nuclear accident

Researchers work on ways to generate power from CO2 burial (Nikkei)

Researchers work on ways to generate power from CO2 burial (Nikkei)

TOKYO — Researchers are studying ways to generate “carbon minus” power. The goal is not only to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from power generation, but to also reduce total greenhouse gases in the atmosphere through the same processes. … Read entire article »

Filed under: 5.Climate Change & Carbon

BankTrack releases 2013 Annual Report (BankTrack)

BankTrack releases 2013 Annual Report (BankTrack)

Press Release: Nijmegen, Tuesday 27 May 2014:  We are very pleased to announce the release today of the BankTrack Annual Report for 2013. The report gives a concise summary of the activities and achievements of the BankTrack network in 2013. It includes an update on five of our main campaigns: … Read entire article »

Filed under: 1. BANK, 6CSR, unclassified