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The Slow Death of Nuclear Power and the Rise of Renewables

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Instead of being too cheap to measure, the technology known as nuclear power today is a lumbering giant utterly dependent…



Read The Full Article Here: http://ecowatch.com/2014/07/31/slow-death-nuclear-power-rise-of-renewables/

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“Cover removal of Reactor 1 is one month behind the schedule.”

July 31, 2014 at 02:25PM

1 trillion (10^3) Bq of radioactive material is assumed to be released due to the debris removal from Reactor 3 operation floor last summer. The government of Japan requires Tepco not to repeat it to remove the cover of Reactor 1. Tepco is reinforcing the monitoring system around Reactor 1, but there is no fundamental measures to control the dust to be released.

(This article was posted from Iori’s mobile device to prioritize the speed of informing more than accuracy. It will be followed up by the main part of Fukushima Diary shortly. I hope you to follow this for reference.)

Iori Mochizuki
You read this now because we’ve been surviving until today.

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“Yokohama city to reuse incineration ash of radioactive sewage sludge from August.”

July 31, 2014 at 02:22PM

It will be about 10 t a day. The Cs-134/137 density is supposed to be 300 ~ 500 Bq/Kg, which is 3 ~ 5 times much as Japanese food safety limit.

(This article was posted from Iori’s mobile device to prioritize the speed of informing more than accuracy. It will be followed up by the main part of Fukushima Diary shortly. I hope you to follow this for reference.)

Iori Mochizuki
You read this now because we’ve been surviving until today.

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Report: “Worst he’s ever seen” says Alaska boat captain — Fishermen “talking about Fukushima… convinced it has something to do with it” — Salmon “not showing up… many have lesions or worms and parasites” — Crabs “more easily damaged… a lot of dead catch” — Herring, cod, halibut, pollock catches “dropping off cliff”

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Could Ebola come here? Yes and no.

Yes, Ebola can come to the United States, experts say. But no, there’s no reason to panic.



Read The Full Article Here: http://rss.cnn.com/~r/rss/cnn_health/~3/BnR_172RZiw/index.html

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Little girl has a mortality meltdown

Watch 5-year old’s meltdown over age and death. Jeanne Moos reports on a sis who doesn’t want her bro ever to grow up.



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Flexible metamaterial absorbers designed to suppress electromagnetic radiation

Electromagnetic metamaterials boast special properties not found in nature and are rapidly emerging as a hot research topic for reasons extending far beyond “invisibility cloaks.”



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Target Date Set to Close Vermont Yankee Nuclear Plant

Entergy has set a target date for the closure of its Vermont Yankee nuclear plant. Quoting plant officials, the Brattleboro Reformer reported that tentative plans call for the plant to shut down for the last time on Dec. 29. Like other decommissioned reactors, the Vermont Yankee applied for a license…(read more)



Read The Full Article Here: http://nuclearstreet.com/nuclear_power_industry_news/b/nuclear_power_news/archive/2014/07/31/date-set-to-close-vermont-yankee-nuclear-plant-073102.aspx

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Russia, China Reach Agreement to Develop Floating Nuclear Plants

Companies in China and Russia recently announced plans to collaborate on the development of floating nuclear plants. Representatives of China National Nuclear Corp. and a subsidiary of Russia's Rosatom signed a memorandum of intent to develop the technology on Tuesday. The companies did not announce…(read more)



Read The Full Article Here: https://nuclearstreet.com/nuclear_power_industry_news/b/nuclear_power_news/archive/2014/07/31/russia_2C00_-china-reach-agreement-to-develop-floating-nuclear-plants-073101.aspx

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Spain Evacuates Embassy Staff From Libya

Spain temporarily evacuates ambassador, embassy staff from Libya owing to worsening security



Read The Full Article Here: http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/spain-evacuates-embassy-staff-libya-24784945

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