SimplyInfo.org Fukushima & Nuclear News Roundup; Aug 10, 2014

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Japan’s central government to offer 300 billion yen over 30 years for towns near Fukushima Daiichi to host nuclear debris dumps
http://english.kyodonews.jp/news/2014/08/306069.html

Taiwan will shut down construction & operation of their new nuclear plant for 3 years to allow time for a public referendum that could permanently shut down the plant.
http://www.straitstimes.com/news/asia/east-asia/story/taiwan-shut-down-nearly-completed-nuclear-plant-after-public-protests-2014

Nuclear bomb travelling across the UK suffer 70 safety lapses
http://www.heraldscotland.com/news/environment/nuclear-bomb-convoys-travelling-across-the-uk-suffer-70-safety-lapses.24939186

Japan Subculture Research Center goes in depth to explain the complex interdependency of  Japan’s nuclear reprocessing program and the instability of their nuclear power utilities.
http://www.japansubculture.com/the-ides-of-october-japans-nuclear-reprocessing-dream-is-the-worlds-nightmare/

US court tells national lab to do more to prevent nuclear waste leaks.
http://www.thestate.com/2014/07/30/3592960/court-rules-against-barnwell-nuclear.html?sp=/99/132/

Kyushu Electric Falls on Reported Delay in Restarts: Tokyo Mover
http://www.businessweek.com/news/2014-08-05/kyushu-electric-falls-on-reported-delay-in-restarts-tokyo-mover

TEPCO to pump up and treat groundwater from near reactors
http://the-japan-news.com/news/article/0001479453

Why Morgan Stanley Is Betting That Tesla Will Kill Your Power Company
http://motherboard.vice.com/read/why-morgan-stanley-is-betting-that-tesla-will-kill-your-power-company

Accident at Tokai nuke plant could force 520,000 to evacuate outside Ibaraki Pref.
http://mainichi.jp/english/english/newsselect/news/20140807p2a00m0na015000c.html

The NRA has completed the first part of their checks at Fukushima Unit 4 related to the spent fuel transfers.
http://www.nsr.go.jp/english/newsrelease/data/20140806.pdf

 

The panoramic photo included with this week’s news roundup, is of a radioactive dirt dump in Naraha Fukushima. Photo by Ryuichi Kino, a large version of this image can be found here. These growing dirt dumps can be found all over north east Japan.

 

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