Japanese govt, Fukushima nuclear plant operator ordered to pay 4 5 million to thousands of ex

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Japanese Court Orders Payments To Plaintiffs Over Fukushima Disaster

- npr.org
10 Oct 2017
A Japanese court says the government and Tokyo Electric must compensate people in Fukushima for their suffering in the 2011 nuclear power plant disaster, saying officials should have been prepared for a potentially ruinous tsunami. It's the largest ruling of its kind over the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant.

Scientists Find New Source of Radioactivity from Fukushima Disaster

10 Oct 2017
The team sampled eight beaches within 60 miles of the crippled Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Plant between 2013 and 2016. They plunged 3- to 7-foot-long tubes into the sand, pumped up underlying groundwater, and analyzed its cesium-137 content. The cesium levels in the groundwater were up to 10 times higher than the levels found in seawater within the harbor of the ...
- whoi.edu

Court backs Fukushima disaster victims

- thestandard.com.hk
10 Oct 2017
Japan could have foreseen and avoided the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster, a court ruled yesterday, ordering the government and the power plant operator to pay damages to local residents. The Fukushima district court's verdict was the second time the government has been ruled liable for the meltdown in eastern Japan, the world's most serious nuclear accident since ...

Government, Tepco ordered to pay 500 million in damages for Fukushima disaster

10 Oct 2017
FUKUSHIMA - A court on Tuesday ordered the state and the operator of the crippled Fukushima No. 1 atomic plant to pay a total of about ¥500 million in damages for the 2011 nuclear disaster, the second ruling of its kind in a series of group lawsuits filed nationwide.
- japantimes.co.jp

Japanese govt, Fukushima nuclear plant operator ordered to pay 4 5 million to thousands of ex The Indian Express

- indianexpress.com
10 Oct 2017
A Japanese court has ordered the government and the Fukushima nuclear plant operator to pay 500 million yen ($4.5 million) to thousands of former residents who demanded damages for their livelihoods lost in the 2011 nuclear crisis. The Fukushima District Court on Tuesday said the government had failed to order Tokyo Electric Power Co. to improve safety measures despite ...

Government liable to pay damages for Fukushima nuclear disaster

10 Oct 2017
A Japanese court on Tuesday ordered the country's government and the company that ran the Fukushima nuclear plant to pay damages for the nuclear disaster that followed the 2011 tsunami, Kyodo news agency reported. The damages amount to about 500 million yen (around Rs 29 crore), according to Reuters .
- scroll.in

Fukushima disaster was preventable, new study finds

- news.usc.edu
10 Oct 2017
In the peer-reviewed Philosophical Transactions A of the Royal Society, researchers Costas Synolakis of the USC Viterbi School of Engineering and Utku Kânoglu of the Middle East Technical University in Turkey distilled thousands of pages of government and industry reports and hundreds of news stories, focusing on the run-up to the Fukushima Daiichi disaster in 2011. ...

Nuclear plant closures to test sufficiency of decommissioning funds

10 Oct 2017
Unlike other recently closed nuclear plants, SONGS has taken the unusual step of electing to "DECON" the plant. In Nuclear Regulatory Commission jargon, "DECON" means immediate dismantling and decontamination of a closed nuclear plant. The other option is SAFESTOR, which defers dismantling the plant for up to 60 years. Almost all the 18 plants undergoing decommissioning ...
- utilitydive.com

Fukushima court orders Japanese government and TEPCO to pay damages over nuclear disaster DW

- dw.com
10 Oct 2017
After a magnitude-9 earthquake and consequent tsunami, three nuclear reactors at Fukushima power plant in Japan went into meltdown in March 2011. There were also four hydrogen explosions. The accident released 500 times as much radioactive cesium-137 as the nuclear bomb dropped on Hiroshima in 1945. The clean-up is expected to take decades.

Let Us Remember the Fukushima Tragedy

10 Oct 2017
On March 11, 2011, the Great Tohoku Earthquake triggered a 15-meter-high tsunami wave that hammered the eastern coast of Japan. The wave flooded the buildings, disabled the cooling and power supply of three reactors, and caused the nuclear fuel rods to overheat at the Fukushima Daiichi plant. With the power out, the emergency cooling generators weren't functional, and ...
- futurism.com

Gov't, Tepco ordered to pay damages for Fukushima disaster

- english.kyodonews.net
10 Oct 2017
The magnitude-9.0 earthquake and ensuing tsunami struck northeastern Japan on March 11, 2011, causing multiple meltdowns and hydrogen blasts at the nuclear power plant. Around 55,000 people remained evacuated both within and outside Fukushima Prefecture as of the end of August.

Japanese govt, Fukushima nuclear plant operator ordered to pay 4 5 million to thousands of ex

10 Oct 2017
A Japanese justice has systematic a supervision and a Fukushima chief plant user to compensate 500 million yen ($4.5 million) to thousands of former residents who demanded indemnification for their livelihoods mislaid in a 2011 chief crisis. The Fukushima District Court on Tuesday pronounced a supervision had unsuccessful to sequence Tokyo Electric Power Co. to urge ...
- babblers.net

Radioactive material from Fukushima disaster turns up in a surprising place

- sciencenews.org
10 Oct 2017
RADIOACTIVITY DETECTIVES The Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant, shown in the background here in 2016, was damaged in 2011 by an earthquake and tsunami. A new study shows that a surprising amount of the plant's leaked radioactive waste has made its way into groundwater underneath nearby beaches.

The Fukushima disaster exposed fissures in Japanese society that its familial politics tries to paper

10 Oct 2017
This is a new challenge not only for anti-nuke discourses and movements but also anarchism or anti-authoritarian politics in a broad sense. Interviews with Mari, a Japanese feminist, anti-capitalist activist, and writer, can attest to that. When I first interviewed her, on June 12, 2011, three months after the disaster, an anarchic sensibility was dramatically in evidence. ...
- dunrenard.wordpress.com

How Hemp Can Clean Up Radiation From Fukushima Nuclear Disaster

- mintpressnews.com
10 Oct 2017
Didn't you say to bury the rest of magically burned nuclear fuel (as if that's how nuclear plants work by Burn Ing things with radioactive waste in them-it doesn't) deep underground where radioactive "minerals" (not) were first found? The plausible solutions are the ones already being worked on but, hey, if you want to plant hemp and waste even more time, money, and energy ...

Japanese Court Rules Against Government, Tepco in Biggest Fukushima Class Action

10 Oct 2017
The Fukushima District Court on Tuesday ordered the government and Tepco to pay a total of ¥498 million ($4.4 million) plus delinquency charges to 2,907 people who fled the radiation that was released into the air and water after a tsunami flooded the power plant, knocking out the power to...
- wsj.com
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