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  1. News - World

    Mexican nuclear official say stolen container of radioactive material found empty

    Posted Dec 05th 2013, 07:02am by AP

    ... MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican nuclear official say stolen container of radioactive material found empty. ...

  2. News - China

    Four detained in Nanjing after radioactive material goes missing

    Posted May 12th 2014, 01:55pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Beijing Police in China have detained four people after radioactive material being used in a construction project went missing, state media reported on Monday. A tiny piece of irridium-192, used to locate flaws in pieces of metal, vanished on Wednesday from a construction site in the eastern city of Nanjing and was not recovered until Saturday afternoon, the official China ...

  3. News - Asia - Fukushima

    Meet Japan's most radioactive man and his animals

    Posted Mar 11th 2014, 09:39am by Robin Fall

    ... Robin Fall The Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant went into meltdown just 13 kilometres away from Naoto Matsumura's home. After being turned away from an overcrowded temporary shelter, he decided to take his chances back home in Tomioka city, Fukushima ...

  4. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Highly radioactive water leak discovered at Fukushima, Tepco says

    Posted Feb 20th 2014, 01:14pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo New radioactive water leak found A new leak of 100 tonnes of highly radioactive water has been discovered at Fukushima, the plant's operator said ... of cooling broken reactors- sits about 700 metres from the shore. The water it contains is highly radioactive, with a beta radiation reading "at 230 million becquerel per litre", ...

  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Monkeys show effects of fallout from Fukushima nuclear meltdown, study says

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 10:13pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian Monkeys 'show effects of Fukushima fallout' Wild monkeys in the Fukushima region of Japan have blood abnormalities linked to the radioactive fallout from the 2011 ... 400km from Fukushima. The Fukushima monkeys had low blood counts and radioactive caesium in their bodies, related to caesium levels in the soils where they lived. No caesium was detected ...

  6. News - World - MEXICO

    Mexico finds stolen radioactive material outside box

    Posted Dec 05th 2013, 03:57pm by Agence France-Presse in Tepojaco

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tepojaco A quantity of radioactive material sufficient to make a 'dirty bomb' that was stolen on its way to a disposal site has been recovered by Mexican authorities Mexican soldiers on Wednesday set up a safety perimeter around a cancer-treating device containing dangerous radioactive material that was stolen along with a truck from a gas station. ...

  7. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Radioactive water leaks at Fukushima after operator underestimates rainfall

    Posted Oct 21st 2013, 10:56am by Reuters in Tokyo

    ... Reuters in Tokyo Beleaguered Japanese nuclear plant overwhelmed by amount of rainwater Highly radioactive water overflowed barriers into Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, its ... has been battling to contain radioactive water at the nuclear complex, which suffered meltdowns and hydrogen explosions following a devastating earthquake and tsunami in March 2011. Dealing ...

  8. News - World - MEXICO

    Mexican thieves steal cobalt-60

    Posted Dec 05th 2013, 05:36am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Vienna Nuclear agency on alert after radioactive theft Thieves have stolen a truck in Mexico carrying a dangerous radioactive source used in medical treatments, a material ... a hospital in the northern city of Tijuana to a radioactive waste-storage centre, was stolen near Mexico City on Monday. Apart from peaceful medical and industrial uses, experts say cobalt-60 can ...

  9. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Tepco data error fanned radioactive leak fears, says Japanese regulator

    Posted Sep 07th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... misleading data about recent leaks of radioactive water that fanned fears excessively. Nuclear Regulation Authority Chairman Shunichi Tanaka said Tokyo Electric Power Company's inadequate ... and in responding to problems at the damaged plant. Tanaka said Tepco improperly described the radioactivity of "hot spots" recently found near water storage tanks using a unit that measures ...

  10. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Overseas help sought in battle to halt Fukushima radioactive leaks

    Posted Aug 23rd 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Tokyo Tepco chief admits for first time that expertise from abroad is needed to help contain leaks of radioactive water at the crippled nuclear plant Overseas help sought in Fukushima battle The crippled nuclear plant at Fukushima is losing its two-year battle to contain radioactive water leaks and its owner emphasised for the first time it needs overseas expertise ...




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