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The Monster of Manhattan

The many scandals and controversies of Donald Trump would be a serious issue if it were anyone else, but the Monster of Manhattan seems to have a way of wiggling out of tight squeezes. 938 more words

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Fukushima Children Fund

Some people ask me how they can help the Fukushima  victims, and especially the children not evacuated and condemned to live in highly contaminated environment. 1,733 more words


How does the Monju fast-breeder nuclear reactor work?

The Japanese government is moving toward decommissioning the Monju prototype fast-breeder nuclear reactor in Tsuruga, Fukui Prefecture. The Mainichi answers common questions readers may have about what kind of reactor Monju is, and the state of international research on other fast-breeder reactors. 429 more words


Fukushima Possibly Turning into Another "Exotic" Tourist Destination

Just like Chernobyl before it, the radioactive exclusion zone surrounding the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant is starting to attract tourists, possibly turning into another of the world’s “exotic” tourist destinations. 563 more words


Ministries spar as Japan focuses on fast reactor project in France

The industry and science ministries were at odds over Japan’s shift toward France for nuclear fuel recycling efforts after Tokyo decided to scrap a “made-in-Japan” pillar of its energy policy. 428 more words


Japan mulls legislation requiring local government approval for restarting Fukushima No. 2 nuclear plant

The underside of the No. 3 reactor pressure vessel at Tokyo Electric Power Co.’s Fukushima No. 2 nuclear power plant in Tomioka, Fukushima Prefecture, is seen in January 2014. 331 more words