Help Wanted in Fukushima: Low Pay, High Risks and Gangsters
Oct 25, 2013 · IWAKI, Oct 25 (Reuters) - Tetsuya Hayashi went to Fukushima to take a job at ground zero of the worst nuclear disaster since Chernobyl. He lasted less than two weeks. Hayashi, 41, says he was...
Fukushima: what is plutonium and what are the dangers?
Mar 30, 2011 · The most commonly-used isotopes -- and those found at Fukushima -- are plutonium 238, with a half life of 88 years; plutonium 239, with a half life of 24,000 years; and plutonium 240, with a half ...
Fukushima Forever - the Pacific Ocean is Dying | Gerold's Blog
In February radiation levels spiked "between 50 and 70 times higher than Fukushima's already elevated radioactive status…" and in March, RT reported that another 750 tons of highly contaminated surface water leaked into the Pacific. This is another example of 'Fukushima Forever'. All this is in addition to the contaminated groundwater leaking into the ocean every day.
Fukushima 2018 « nuclear-news
2018/12/07 · Officials work last month in the main control room of the crippled No. 3 and 4 reactors at the Fukushima nuclear power plant operated by Tepco. December 13, 2018 The labor ministry said Wednesday that the thyroid cancer of a male worker, exposed to radiation after the triple meltdown at the Fukushima plant, has been recognized as a work-related disease.
Fukushima accident | Summary, Effects, & Facts | Britannica
What happened to Fukushima nuclear power plant?
I am one of the Fukushima fifty': One of the men who risked
They displayed a bravery few can comprehend, yet very little is known about the men who stayed behind to save Japan’s stricken nuclear plant. In a rare interview, David McNeill meets Atsufumi...
One of the Best Protections from Fukushima Nuclear
The Japanese College's work and findings were supressed because TEPCO, the firm that owns the Fukushima plant, the Japanese government, and Japanese media all have ignored them and their science based advice. Their report was published in the States by a major orthomolecular (nutritional medicine) information center, Orhomolecular.org.
Their life revolved around Fukushima. Now, they vow patience
Mar 25, 2011 · Closely tied to Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant and loyal to their company town, the Ouchi family wants only to go home. But officials are now urging the evacuation of anyone within 19 ...
Meltdown: What Really Happened at Fukushima? - The Atlantic
2013/10/30 · In their analysis of the cover-up, The Citizen’s Nuclear Information Center writes: “The records that were covered up had to do with cracks in parts of the reactor known as recirculation pipes ...
Impact of the Fukushima accident on marine life, five
Nov. 20, 2017 — Few people, if any, should be asked to leave their homes after a big nuclear accident, which is what happened in March 2011 following the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster, new ...
What was the death toll from Chernobyl and Fukushima
When it comes to the safety of nuclear energy, discussion often quickly turns towards the nuclear accidents at Chernobyl in Ukraine (1986) and Fukushima in Japan (2011). These two events were by far the largest nuclear incidents in history; the only disasters to receive a level 7 (the maximum classification) on the International Nuclear Event Scale.
A Clean-up Worker's View Inside Fukushima's Daiichi Nuclear
Kazuto Tatsuta’s account of his work experience at the massive clean-up project at Fukushima’s Daiichi nuclear plant is remarkable on many levels. ... as a ‘slice of life’ manga; that ...
Radioactive Water Spills Out From Fukushima Pools With
Feb 14, 2021 · Men wearing protective suits and masks work in front of welding storage tanks for radioactive water, under construction in the J1 area at the Tokyo Electric Power Co's (TEPCO) tsunami-crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Okuma in Fukushima prefecture.
Ten years on, Japan's Fukushima victims worry they've been
Konno, his wife and their 15-year-old son have now squeezed themselves into an apartment in the city of Fukushima, 70 kilometres north-west of the crippled nuclear plant.
Station Blackout: Inside the Fukushima Nuclear Disaster and
Chuck served for 11 months as the Director for Site Operations in Japan during the Fukushima nuclear plant accident. He participated in an Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) mission in Japan to help reestablish their regulatory body after the Fukushima accident and helped to establish criteria to restart shutdown ...
Station Blackout: Inside the Fukushima Nuclear
Station Blackout: Inside the Fukushima Nuclear Disaster and Recovery - Kindle edition by Casto, Charles A. . Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Station Blackout: Inside the Fukushima Nuclear Disaster and Recovery.
Japan: As Population Collapses, Fukushima Families Fall Apart
Feb 24, 2016 · Many men stayed in the radiation-affected areas, unable to find jobs elsewhere. The mothers who moved as far from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant as they could afford say they made the decision to save their children from radiation, but have lost their husbands and families.
This physician has studied the Fukushima disaster for a
The town, 4 kilometers from the Fukushima nuclear plant, is still off-limits for habitation. Reuters/Issei Kato The findings all suggest that, in Fukushima, those stresses were the real health threat.
Fukushima Daiichi Accident - World Nuclear Association
The two Fukushima plants and their siting. The Daiichi (first) and Daini (second) Fukushima plants are sited about 11 km apart on the coast, Daini to the south. The recorded seismic data for both plants – some 180 km from the epicentre – shows that 550 Gal (0.56 g) was the maximum ground acceleration for Daiichi, and 254 Gal was maximum for ...
10 Years After Fukushima Nuclear Disaster, Two Men Are
When clouds of radiation began streaming into the air around the Fukushima nuclear plant, 160,000 residents were told to simply cut and run. Naoto Matsumura/Facebook However, it seems only 159,998 ...