German Oceanographers: Fukushima radiation could reach US coast in five years

environmentalresearchweb.org Radioactive water from the Fukushima nuclear reactors in Japan could reach the US West Coast in the next 5–6 years, doubling the radioactivity of US coastal waters, according to simulations carried out by German oceanographers. Read entire article and… Continue Reading

Official: Tepco Plan Could Cause Fukushima Reactor Buildings to “Topple”

Washington’s Blog Tepco’s ill-considered efforts to change soil permeability and water flow have caused severe problems at the site … including highly radioactive groundwater bubbling up to the surface. NHK notes: The vice governor of Fukushima Prefecture has asked the government to take the lead in… Continue Reading

‘Radioactivity found in Swiss lake’ near nuclear plant

France24 AFP – Scientists have discovered a radioactive substance in sediment under a Swiss lake used for drinking water and situated near a nuclear plant, the Le Matin Dimanche weekly reported Sunday. While scientists cited in the report stressed there… Continue Reading

Browns Ferry: Shrinking the safety margin at Alabama’s largest nuclear plant

  Challen Stephens al.com ATHENS, Alabama – For more than two years, the largest nuclear plant in Alabama operated without a fully functioning failsafe system. A massive cooling pump didn’t work. Bearings were installed backwards. Emergency cooling lines sat blocked… Continue Reading

Report: Anti-nuclear blogger’s home raided by police, Computer equipment seized

Japan Daily Press Adam Westlake Yuzuru Kaneko, a blogger who has been filming the anti-nuclear protests in Fukui Prefecture, had his home raided by police on October 1st in order to search for evidence of potential demonstrators who had committed… Continue Reading