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TEPCO sued over deaths of elderly patients during Fukushima evacuation

    June 11, 2013 THE ASAHI SHIMBUN, Noriko Abe is demanding answers over the death of her 98-year-old father-in-law who was forced to take a 230-kilometer bus trip lasting more than eight hours in the confusion following the Fukushima… Continue Reading →

Japan’s Fukushima nuclear plant leaking contaminated water

_ _ (Reuters) – As much as 120 tons of radioactive water may have leaked from a storage tank at Japan’s crippled Fukushima nuclear plant, contaminating the surrounding ground, Tokyo Electric Power Co said on Saturday. The power company has… Continue Reading →

WHO downplays the health impacts of Fukushima nuclear disaster, a ‘PR Spin’

Published on Thursday, February 28, 2013 by Common Dreams Greenpeace says report ‘shockingly downplays’ increased cancer risk for thousands of Japanese – Jon Queally, staff writer A new study released by the World Health Organization says that women, and especially female infants, exposed… Continue Reading →

Cost of Jaitapur reactors could triple to nearly Rs. 35,500 crore

  VAIJU NARAVANE, The Hindu, Dec 6,2012     EDF, the French electricity giant that has built and operated the country’s 58 nuclear reactors, has announced that the bill for the 1,650-MW, third-generation pressurised reactor known as EPR has now… Continue Reading →

India- Desirability of nuclear power is the real question

  MADHUMITA DUTTA, The Hindu APEXPOSURE LIMIT: While the environmental and health risks of radiation are known, the magnitude of the impact of nuclear accidents takes time to play out in a real world situation. A few days ago, The Hindu carried… Continue Reading →

India- Desirability of nuclear power is the real question

  MADHUMITA DUTTA, The Hindu APEXPOSURE LIMIT: While the environmental and health risks of radiation are known, the magnitude of the impact of nuclear accidents takes time to play out in a real world situation. A few days ago, The Hindu carried… Continue Reading →

Radioactive cesium found in Japan’s fish, seawater

Published: 05 August, 2012, 13:37 Japanese women sort through freshly caught fish at the Hirakata fish market in Kitaibaraki, Ibaraki prefecture, south of the stricken Fukushima daiichi nuclear power plant number 1 on April 6, 2011 (AFP Photo / Toru Yamanaka)… Continue Reading →

Nuclear Tuna and NPR’s Trivialization

May 31, 2012 · By Robert Alvarez NPR shouldn’t trivialize the risk of radioactive tuna from the Fukushima nuclear disaster. Yesterday, National Public Radio (NPR) ran a story asserting that cesium-137 from the Fukushima nuclear accident found in Bluefish tuna… Continue Reading →

Germany sets new solar power record, institute says

  Sat, May 26 2012 By Erik Kirschbaum BERLIN (Reuters) – German solar power plants produced a world record 22 gigawatts of electricity per hour – equal to 20 nuclear power stations at full capacity – through the midday hours on Friday… Continue Reading →

Letter to PM on Koodankulam – from Atul Chokshi

March 27, 2012 Dear Shri Manmohan Singh: I am writing to express my deep concern and sorrow at the recent developments in Kudankulam and Idhitikarai.  While there can be vigorous debate and disagreement on nuclear energy, as a country formed with democratic ideals… Continue Reading →

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