The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists: Is Solar Power in Nuclear Disaster Exclusion Zones Advisable?

The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists: Is Solar Power in Nuclear Disaster Exclusion Zones Advisable?

Fukushima, Japan, is seeing solar panels sprout up near that country’s stricken nuclear power plant. It seems that there is a trend underway, in widely scattered parts of the world, that have atomic power disasters in common. But is it really advisable to have solar generating facilities in the exclusion zones created by a nuclear catastrophe?

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Channel NewsAsia: Abe's Fukushima 'under control' pledge to secure Olympics was a lie - former PM

Channel NewsAsia: Abe's Fukushima 'under control' pledge to secure Olympics was a lie - former PM

TOKYO: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's promise that the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant was "under control" in his successful pitch three years ago for Tokyo to host the 2020 Olympic Games "was a lie", former premier Junichiro Koizumi said on Wednesday.

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Fairewinds Energy Education Comments on "Consent Based Nuclear Siting"

Fairewinds Energy Education Comments on "Consent Based Nuclear Siting"

Fairewinds submitted its comment to the United States Department of Energy regarding its "Consent based siting" process. “Consent based siting” is the process proposed by the Department of Energy (DOE) to locate radioactive waste dump sites around the US.  Fairewinds Energy Education believes that such a process is biased against communities struggling financially due to factory closings and the global economy. 

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Fairewinds Comments on the EPA’s Proposed Changes to the Protective Action Guidelines (PAG)

Fairewinds Comments on the EPA’s Proposed Changes to the Protective Action Guidelines (PAG)

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed new radiation limits for the public that are at least twenty-five times higher than current exposure limits. These new guidelines would substantially increase the amount of radiation people can ingest the days and years following an atomic disaster. The EPA’s announcement was open for public comment until July 25. This is Fairewinds' brief report on the issue submitted to the EPA.

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Children Suffer Nuclear Impact Worldwide Part 2

Children Suffer Nuclear Impact Worldwide Part 2

Join CCTV host Margaret Harrington, and from Fairewinds Energy Education: President Maggie Gundersen, Program Administrator Caroline Phillips, and Board Director Chiho Kaneko, for Part 2 of their discussion on the health risks to children around the world from operating atomic power reactors and their burgeoning waste.

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nuclear-news: When France uses Charles Aznavour to trivialize Fukushima

nuclear-news: When France uses Charles Aznavour to trivialize Fukushima

Last week, the Embassy of France in Tokyo, Japan organized a “friendship dinner” to promote agricultural products from Fukushima. In this great communication exercise, the main purpose was to “serve the interests of France in Japan”, that is by defending the nuclear industry.

” The oceans are garbage dumps, the seabeds are soiled, smultiple Chernobyls are seeing fetuses stillborn”, sang in 2009 Charles Aznavour in “The Earth dies”.

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