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Geisterstädte - Japan Die Todeszone rund um Fukushima Doku (2014)

Seit der Reaktorkatastrophe von Fukushima gibt es um den havarierten Reaktor eine Sperrzone, die über Jahrzehnte unbewohnbar sein wird; und ein Gebiet, das man durch Dekontaminierung wieder zurückerobern will. 138 more words


Reversing a Long Standing Wrong

Environmental groups have used fear of radiation to scare Americans into believing that all radiation is dangerous, and that nuclear power is dangerous because of radiation … no matter how small the dose. 567 more words


Japan considers scrapping fast-breeder reactor as costs mount

The government is considering scrapping the troubled Monju fast-breeder reactor after calculating that readying it for restart would cost several hundred billion yen, sources said Monday. 343 more words


Public Cost of Fukushima Cleanup Tops $628 Billion and Is Expected to Climb

Meanwhile, problems still persist at the nuclear plant, most notably with the ‘highly contaminated’ water being stored in tanks at the site

That includes costs for radioactive decontamination and compensation payments, the Japan Times reported. 383 more words


Typhoon No. 10 barrels toward Kanto and Tohoku, Fukushima Daiichi included

Powerful Typhoon No. 10 is expected to be the first typhoon in at least 65 years to make landfall in the Tohoku region from the Pacific Ocean side on the evening of Aug. 685 more words


Problems persist at Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear reactors

Five years after the second-worst nuclear accident in history, contaminated water is still hampering efforts to gain control of the site. Local residents are reluctant to return to their homes. 1,054 more words