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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan nuclear probe head defends report

    Posted Sep 14th 2012, 09:55am by Associated Press in Tokyo

    ... Associated Press in Tokyo The head of a major investigation into Japan’s nuclear disaster is defending his report against criticism that his panel avoided blaming individuals and instead blamed elements of the nation’s culture. Kiyoshi Kurokawa, who headed the Fukushima Nuclear Accident Independent Investigation Commission said he was sticking with his view that the catastrophe ...

  2. Plugging into alternative power

    Posted Jul 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Wong Yat-hei After the March 11 earthquake in Japan that damaged and caused a radiation leak at the Fukushima nuclear power plant, Koo Wai-muk- a campaigner for Greenpeace- was suddenly ... finishing the programme, I stayed with the Netherlands Greenpeace office to work on anti-radioactive campaign for two months. I also visited Chernobyl and Fukushima earlier this year to research ...

  3. Business should face up to Japan's nuclear threat

    Posted Apr 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... The Fukushima nuclear disaster first emerged more than a month ago. The six reactors at the quake-stricken plant all ran into problems and the authorities have been unable to contain the radiation leak. ... a fire.' In the end, the Japanese government had no choice but to face reality: about two weeks ago, officials upgraded the severity of the Fukushima nuclear accident from a 5 to the maximum 7, ...

  4. Fear factor

    Posted Mar 19th 2011, 12:00am by Albert Chen, Albert Cheng

    ... control. The failure of the cooling systems for reactors at the stricken Fukushima nuclear power plant has raised the threat of a serious radiation leak and even an eventual meltdown. Unit three ... the seriousness of the accident. Experts at the French and US nuclear safety agencies have rated the Fukushima accident at six on the international nuclear event scale from 0 to 7. Only Chernobyl rated ...

  5. News - World - NUCLEAR ENERGY

    EU threatens to cut funding to dismantle shut plants

    Posted Nov 19th 2012, 12:00am by Associated Press in Visaginas

    ... communist-era plants in Slovakia and Bulgaria, but that is little comfort to nearby residents who fear risks of a radioactive leak will only grow with time. Last year's calamity at Fukushima power ...



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