Posts Tagged ‘Fukushima’

Health Effects of Fukushima Nuclear Disaster

Counter Information “Take Science Seriously and Value Ethics Greatly” By Dr. Hisako Sakiyama, Prof. Katsuya Hirano, and Prof. Hirotaka Kasai Global Research, November 09, 2020The Asia-Pacific Journal: Japan Focus 1 October 2020 Introduction Hisako Sakiyamahas a PhD in Medicine and is a Member of the Takagi School of Alternative Scientists, a Japanese NGO established in 1998 to study the […]

Japan Expected To Dump Over 1 Million Tons of Radioactive Fukushima Water Into Sea

The Japanese government is reportedly planning to dump more than one million tons of radioactive water from the Fukushima nuclear plant into the Pacific Ocean. According to local media reports, work to release the contaminated water would begin in 2022 at the earliest and would take decades to complete. An official decision should be confirmed […]

Fishermen Oppose ‘Catastrophic’ Release Of Fukushima Water To Ocean

Fishermen Oppose ‘Catastrophic’ Release Of Fukushima Water To Ocean Above photo: An employee of Tokyo Electric Power Co (TEPCO) uses a geiger counter next to storage tanks for radioactive water at TEPCO’s tsunami-crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Okuma town, Fukushima prefecture, Japan, January 15, 2020. Reuters/Aaron Sheldrick. Tokyo – Japanese fish industry representatives […]

Fukushima is Running Out of Storage Tanks for Radioactive Water

The fallout from one of the worst nuclear disasters in history is likely about to get far worse, with Japanese news media reporting that the storage capacity for collecting radioactive water at Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant is close to reaching its limit. by Tracey Watson, Guest writer The power plant was first commissioned […]

Fukushima is running out of storage tanks for radioactive water … Where will they dump it now?

(Natural News) The fallout from one of the worst nuclear disasters in history is likely about to get far worse, with Japanese news media reporting that the storage capacity for collecting radioactive water at Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant is close to reaching its limit. The power plant was first commissioned […]

Contaminated Fukushima Water Storage Tanks "Close To Capacity", TEPCO Admits

The Tokyo Electric Power Company is running out of container space to store water contaminated by tritium outside the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant, and it’s also running out of room for building more tanks, according to Yomiuri Shimbum , a Japanese newspaper, which is creating an intractable problem for the utility, which has been […]

Japan’s TEPCO Plans to Dump 777,000 Tons of Fukushima ‘Toxic Waste Water’ into Pacific Ocean

This is the big elephant in the room. When will environmentalists and green journalists take a break from climate change and start addressing clear and present threats like nuclear waste? Newsweek Toxic waste produced by one of the world’s worst nuclear disasters will be dumped into the sea, according to the head of the Japanese […]

The Fukushima legacy: More than just cancer, diabetes diagnoses have increased six-fold

(Natural News) It’s not a secret that nuclear radiation is dangerous: Not only does it cause cancer, even seemingly small amounts of the stuff can be lethal. Exposure to high enough levels can be deadly in frighteningly short periods of time. But for the survivors of the Fukushima disaster, and those living […]

Fukushima Passes Chernobyl as Worst Nuclear Disaster in History: Does Anyone Care?

TOKYO – According to peace and environmental justice watchdog NukeWatch, the Fukushima disaster has overtaken Chernobyl as the worst nuclear disaster in human history. Writing in CounterPunch, John LaForge, co-director of NukeWatch, noted that the meltdown at the Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan in 2011 is now believed to have released between 5.6 and […]

Never Before Seen Images Reveal How The Fukushima Exclusion Zone Was Swallowed By Nature

Polish photographer Arkadiusz Podniesinski traveled to the site of the Fukushima nuclear disaster last month to see the location with his own eyes. When he obtained permits to enter the roughly 20km (12.5 mile) Exclusion Zone, he was confronted with a scene similar to one from a post apocalyptic film. Podniesinski previously photographed the area around […]

Move Over Chernobyl, Fukushima is Now Officially the Worst Nuclear Disaster in History

The radiation dispersed into the environment by the three reactor meltdowns at Fukushima-Daiichi in Japan has exceeded that of the April 26, 1986 Chernobyl catastrophe, so we may stop calling it the “second worst” nuclear power disaster in history. Total atmospheric releases from Fukushima are estimated to be between 5.6 and 8.1 times that […]

Fukushima Fallout: the Irradiated Sailors of the USS Ronald Reagan

Coverage of the USS Ronald Reagan has been astoundingly limited, wrote Der Spiegel in a February 2015 story. Since then, nothing much has changed. The German magazine was referring to the saga of the American Nimitz-class nuclear-powered aircraft carrier whose crew pitched in to help victims of the March 11, 2011 Tsunami and earthquake in Japan, then […]

Tepco’s ‘Ice Wall’ Fails to Freeze Fukushima’s Toxic Water Buildup

Mmm hmm. This was treated like comedy gold on Cryptogon when it was announced. And now, not only has it not worked, but the problem is worse. Via: Reuters: A costly “ice wall” is failing to keep groundwater from seeping into the stricken Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant, data from operator Tokyo Electric […]

More melted fuel found at Fukushima 7 years later: Underwater robot captures images that prove at least some of the fuel breached the core

(Natural News) It has been seven years since the worst industrial disaster in all of human history happened in Fukushima, yet its devastating effects are still being felt to this day. As a matter of fact, experts have just discovered that more melted fuel can be found at the site, and that […]

New Radiation Leak Detected At Fukushima Plant – Officials Can’t Explain Why

Officials working at the Fukushima plant in Japan have expressed concern over new “lethal levels” of radiation leaking out into the Pacific ocean.  The Tokyo Electric Power Company (Tepco) made the alarming discovery in a reactor containment vessel last month. Experts found eight sieverts per hour of radiation, while 42 units were also detected outside its foundations. According to The Independent: It […]

Seven Years Later Fukushima Radiation Levels Spiking to Lethal Levels

Alex Pietrowski, Staff Writer Waking Times  Some seven years after the disaster at Fukushima, there is a new crisis at Fukushima, and TEPCO, the energy company responsible for the failed nuclear plant, has issued a statement warning of lethal levels of radiation now detected at the plant. TEPCO reportedly made this discovery last month […]

The Fukushima Nuclear Meltdown Continues Unabated

Recent reporting of a huge radiation measurement at Unit 2 in the Fukushima Daichi reactor complex does not signify that there is a peak in radiation in the reactor building. All that it indicates is that, for the first time, the Japanese have been able to measure the intense radiation given off by the molten […]

HELEN CALDICOTT: The Fukushima Nuclear Meltdown Continues Unabated

Satellite image shows damage at Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant (via ecowatch.com). Dr Helen Caldicott, has devoted the last forty two years to an international campaign to educate the public about the medical hazards of the nuclear age and the necessary changes in human behavior to stop environmental destruction.  You can follow Dr Caldicott on Twitter @DrHCaldicott. Click here for Dr Caldicott’s complete curriculum […]

Chairman and Two VPs of TEPCO Will Stand Trial for the Death of 44 People in Fukushima Meltdowns

(EnviroNews World News) — The Chairman, and two Vice Presidents of the Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) will stand trial for the death of 44 people who were killed in the ensuing melee following the March 11, 2011 triple nuclear reactor meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi power plant in eastern Japan. The men will make […]

Fukushima Type Scenarios At 39 US Nuclear Power Plants

Above Photo: -eXpLoRiOn-/ Flickr Google is blocking our site. Please use the social media sharing buttons (upper left) to share this on your social media and help us break through. This is Part VI of a Series by EnviroNewsTV on Nuclear Power Today (EnviroNews DC News Bureau) — Editor’s Note: The following news piece represents the sixth in a […]

Blunder at Fukushima: Mistake may have contaminated groundwater with radioactive waste

(Natural News) Officials at Tokyo Electric Power (TEPCO) have cautioned that contaminated water from the damaged Fukushima nuclear reactors might have leaked since April following faulty water gauge settings that have lowered groundwater levels nearby. According to the company, the settings on six of the many wells located around the reactors were up to three feet below the requirement. Groundwater […]

Fukushima Operator Can Restart Reactors at World’s Biggest Nuclear Power Plant

Source: Guardian The operator of Japan’s stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant has been given initial approval to restart reactors at another atomic facility, marking the first step towards the firm’s return to nuclear power generation more than six years after the March 2011 triple meltdown. Japan’s nuclear regulator on Wednesday approved an […]

Fukushima potentially leaking radioactive water for 5 months, owners admit

Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings Inc. said on Thursday that a problem with monitoring equipment means it can’t be sure if radiation-contaminated water leaked from the reactor buildings damaged in the 2011 nuclear disaster which was sparked by an earthquake and tsunami, the Japan Times reports. The company said there were errors on the settings […]

A 6.1-magnitude earthquake has struck Japan 175 miles from the Fukushima nuclear plant

A 6.1-magnitude earthquake has struck japan 175 miles from the fukushima nuclear plant USGS Less than 24 hours after a 7.1-magnitude earthquake pummeled Mexico City, another tremor has occurred off the east coast of Japan. The 6.1-magnitude quake struck roughly 175 miles east of the shuttered Fukushima nuclear plant at roughly 2:30 a.m. local time, […]

Could Hurricane Irma Turn Florida’s Nuclear Plants Into An American Fukushima Disaster

After watching the terrible series of cascading disasters on the Texas Coast after Hurricane Harvey, we know for a fact that the aftermath of a catastrophe can be just as bad (and sometimes worse) than the initial event. There’s a terrifying potential threat in Florida in the form of 3 nuclear plants, two of which are directly […]

Nuclear Plants in Irma Path Sparks Fukushima Fears

Hurricane Irma threatens to impact two nuclear reactors when it hits Florida this weekend, sparking fears of a Fukushima-style catastrophe. INFOWARS| Florida Power & Light’s two nuclear plants, Turkey Point and St. Lucie plant, are mulling shutting down the reactors in preparation for the massive storm. “If we anticipate there will be direct impacts on […]

Fukushima Scientists: World’s Oceans Now Completely Inhabitable

Scientists working on the cleanup operation at the Fukushima Daiichi power plant in Japan have revealed that most of the world’s oceans are now completely inhabitable. Since the nuclear meltdown, mainstream media and government’s around the world have colluded to completely downplay the impact of the disaster. Despite reports claiming that humans may never consume […]

‘Unexploded WWII bomb’ found at Fukushima disaster site

The object was discovered by workers at the plant, Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) announced on Thursday. Fukushima underwater drone hunts for missing nuclear fuel (VIDEO, PHOTOS) According to Japanese news agency Jiji Press, the suspected device is 85cm (33in) in length and about 15cm (6in) wide. It was discovered by a subcontractor working in […]

Fukushima Scientists: Days Of Eating Fish From The Ocean Are OVER

Radiation from the Fukushima power plant has been continually leaking since the meltdown Radiation from the Fukushima power plant has been continually leaking since the meltdown as such a catastrophic level, scientists are claiming days of eating fish from the Pacific ocean are over. The magnitude of the radiation being leaked into the ocean is being […]

Fukushima Officials: Humans Should Never Eat Fish Again

Fukushima scientists have warned the public that the days of eating fish from the Pacific ocean are well and truly over.  According to the founder of Nuclear Crimes, Andrew Kishner, the continual leaking of nuclear waste into the ocean is being covered-up by officials and is getting worse each day. Kishner claims that TEPCO, the […]

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