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Chernobyl and Fukushima
06 Oct 2019: Inside Fukushima as people evacuated from radioactive ghost town begin their return: The Daily Mirror's Special Correspondent Tom Parry and photographer Andy Stenning got rare access inside Japan's highly radioactive Fukushima nuclear plant eight years after a tsunami triggered catastrophic meltdowns. More >>>
19 Aug 2018: Water at Fukushima nuclear plant still radioactive even after treatment: Government wants to dump the contaminated water into the sea, but locals and fishermen oppose the idea. More >>>
25 May 2016: Fukushima clean-up chief still hunting for 600 tonnes of melted radioactive fuel: In an exclusive interview the Tokyo Electric Power Company's chief of decommissioning at Fukushima said they hoped to pinpoint the position of the fuel and begin removing it in 2021. But he admitted the technology needed to remove the fuel has to be invented. More >>>
13 Apr 2016: Is it safe to dump Fukushima waste into the sea?. Japan has called for hundreds of thousands tonnes of irradiated water from the nuclear plant to be released into the Pacific Ocean. More >>>
04 Mar 2016: Fukushima: Tokyo was on the brink of nuclear catastrophe, admits former prime minister: Japan's prime minister at the time of the 2011 earthquake and tsunami has revealed that the country came within a “paper-thin margin” of a nuclear disaster requiring the evacuation of 50 million people. More >>>
Could it happen at Hinkley C?: Industry documents reveal modern reactors more dangerous in an accident than the ones they replace. More>>>
Science with a Skew: The Nuclear Power Industry After Chernobyl and Fukushima: That mainstream media have been powerful advocates for nuclear power comes as no surprise. "They are saturated with a skilled, intensive,and effective advocacy campaign by the nuclear industry, resulting in disinformation" and "wholly counterfactual accounts, widely believed by otherwise sensible people." states the 2010-2011 World Nuclear Industry Status Report. More >>>
Fukushima Gets A Lot Uglier: As time passes, a bona fide message emerges from within the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant disaster scenario, and that is that once a nuclear power plant loses it, the unraveling only gets worse and worse and still, there’s no stopping it. More >>>
What’s Really Going on at Fukushima?: Fukushima’s still radiating, self-perpetuating, immeasurable, and limitless, like a horrible incorrigible Doctor Who monster encounter in deep space. More >>>
Fukushima Today: Throughout the world, the name Fukushima has become synonymous with nuclear disaster and running for the hills. Yet, Fukushima may be one of the least understood disasters in modern times, as nobody knows either how to fix the problem nor the true dimension of the damage. More >>>
Fukushima: Evaporating tank contents is not the solution: Recent news stories are suggesting that TEPCO is considering evaporating the 280,000 tonnes of highly radioactive water held in the 1,500 tanks at Fukushima. More >>>
Safe at last? View from Naraha - the first Fukushima community declared fit for humans: Four and a half years after a tsunami triggered a triple meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, people have returned to live in the area. More >>>
Decontaminating Fukushima - in pictures: Radioactive contamination in the forests and land of Iitate district in Fukushima prefecture is so widespread and at such high levels following the 2011 disaster that it will be impossible for people to safely return, say Greenpeace Japan. More >>>
Fukushima: The View From Ground Zero. “Desperate Lives of Thousands Who Live in Limbo”: Arkadiusz Podniesiński, who began visiting and photographing Chernobyl in 2007, documents his 2015 visit to the radiated zone around the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant. His photographs show the far-reaching and continuing effects of the triple disaster of March 11, 2011 compounded by earthquake, tsunami and nuclear meltdown. More >>>
Fukushima £11bn cleanup progresses, but there is no cause for optimism: The man in charge of cleaning up the wrecked Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant has admitted there is little cause for optimism while thousands of workers continue their battle to contain huge quantities of radioactive water. More >>>
Fukushima: Thousands Have Died, Thousands More Will Die: New evidence from Fukushima shows that as many as 2,000 people have died from necessary evacuations, writes Ian Fairlie, while another 5,000 will die from cancer. More >>>
Safe at last? View from Naraha - the first Fukushima community declared fit for humans: Four and a half years after a tsunami triggered a triple meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, people have returned to live in the area. More >>>
Fukushima disaster: it's not over yet: Six months after the multiple meltdowns at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, the streets have been cleared but the psychological damage remains. The Guardian, 9 Sept 2011
Chernobyl fallout applied to Oldbury nuclear power station: Fallout zones following the 1986 accident at Chernobyl nuclear power station.



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