2:33 Hear, hear! Phase them ALL out!

Day 766 of this ongoing disaster.

Former Chairman of Nuclear Regulatory Commission: Reactors Should Be Phased Out

http://enformable.com/2013/04/former-chairman-of-nuclear-regulatory-commission-reactors-should-be-phased-out/

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Activists protest government suit to have anti-nuke tents removed

http://ajw.asahi.com/article/0311disaster/fukushima/AJ201304090068?fb_action_ids=369299503185233%2C369298706518646%2C369288069853043&fb_action_types=og.recommends&fb_source=other_multiline&action_object_map=%7B%22369299503185233%22%3A284208438379958%2C%22369298706518646%22%3A566786360008974%2C%22369288069853043%22%3A637826892901094%7D&action_type_map=%7B%22369299503185233%22%3A%22og.recommends%22%2C%22369298706518646%22%3A%22og.recommends%22%2C%22369288069853043%22%3A%22og.recommends%22%7D&action_ref_map

(Asahi… do you think you could make your URLs a little shorter?)

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Bloomberg: Radioactive water from Fukushima reactors to be dumped in Pacific? “It’s obvious they can’t keep storing it forever”

http://enenews.com/bloomberg-tepco-to-dump-radioactive-water-from-fukushima-reactors-into-pacific-its-obvious-they-cant-keep-storing-it-forever

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TEPCO yet to nail down cause of radioactive leaks at Fukushima plant

http://mainichi.jp/english/english/newsselect/news/20130413p2g00m0dm053000c.html

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TEPCO To Remove Water From Ponds By June

http://www.simplyinfo.org/?p=10187

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[Spreading leakage] Radiation detected from Southwest side of reservoir No.1 too

http://fukushima-diary.com/2013/04/spreading-leakage-radiation-detected-from-southwest-side-of-reservoir-no-1-too/

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Fukushima I Nuke Plant Pond Leak of April 2013: All 7 In-the-Ground Water Storage Ponds Are Leaking Radioactive (Beta) Water

 http://ex-skf.blogspot.jp/2013/04/fukushima-i-nuke-plant-pond-leak-of.html

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[Sea contamination] 430,000 Bq/Kg measured from greenling and spotbelly rockfish, “4,300 times much as safety limit”

http://fukushima-diary.com/2013/04/marine-contamination-430000-bqkg-measured-from-greenling-and-spotbelly-rockfish-4300-times-much-as-safety-limit/

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IAEA sends experts to damaged Fukushima plant

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POINT OF VIEW/ Daniel P. Aldrich: Bottom-up initiatives needed to move forward after 3/11

More than two years after the 3/11 disaster, a tremendous amount of tsunami debris remains uncollected throughout Japan’s Tohoku region. In municipalties like Rikuzentakata, Kamaishi and Ofunato that were slammed by the massive tsunami, only 37 percent of the concrete, debris and household materials that litter the ground has been picked up so far.

As locals ponder whether to exit their often isolated, low-quality
temporary housing to move inland toward cities like Morioka and
Sendai, they look closely at the conditions in the area. Aesthetics
matter to residents who remain undecided about whether to rebuild their wrecked homes or move on to greener pastures.

The inaction is partly due to cities, towns and villages being plagued by bureaucratic gridlock; many local communities have not yet reached agreement on issues such as collective housing relocation, with younger residents seeking to move to higher ground and older ones hoping to remain by the ocean.

See the full OpEd at
http://ajw.asahi.com/article/0311disaster/opinion/AJ201304070014

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The Asia-Pacific Journal, Volume 11, Issue No. 13, No. 2, April 1, 2013

Ikeda Manabu, the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake, and Disaster/Nuclear Art in Japan  
池田学、2011年東日本大震災、そして災害と放射能に関する美術

Asato Ikeda

http://japanfocus.org/-Asato-Ikeda/3922

 

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And in the English channel…

High Potential for Danger: Barrels of nuclear waste found by journalists — 60 trillion becquerels of radioactivity dumped (PHOTO)

http://enenews.com/high-potential-for-danger-barrels-of-nuclear-waste-found-by-journalists-over-60-trillion-becquerels-of-radioactivity-dumped

 

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FUKUSHIMA: MEMORIES OF A LOST LANDSCAPE

MONDAY, APRIL 15, 2013       7:00 PM
Auditorium, Henry R. Luce Hall, 34 Hillhouse Avenue
Yale University

Director, Camera, Editor: MATSUBAYASHI Yojyu
Sound: NAKAGAWA Kyuya
Production: 3JoMa Film Distribution: TOFOO.LLC
JAPAN / 2011 / Japanese / Color / HD / 109 min

The Enei district of Minami Soma town lies within the 20 km exclusion site of the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant. In early April 2011, immediately after the devastating tsunami and nuclear meltdown forced people to evacuate the area, filmmaker Matsubayashi rushed here with relief goods. From a chance meeting with city councilor Tanaka Kyoko, he begins making this film. Living together with the evacuees in school classrooms designated as temporary evacuation sites, he captures an extraordinary time period in the lives of the local people, in the aftermath of the Fukushima nuclear disaster. Interspersed with humorous episodes and loving emotions, the film delves into memories of a local culture that has been taken away by the tragedy. The cherry blossoms of April 2011 were as beautiful as ever.

http://www.somakanka.com/eng.html

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