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Japan Nuclear Disaster

Japan nuclear disaster update.


Fukushima Exclusion Zone Uninhabitable for Generations
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Published: August 26, 2011

A large area around the Fukushima nuclear power plant will be uninhabitable for at least 100 years.

Radiation in the Ocean Near Japan
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Published: March 30, 2011

Tests have confirmed that highly radioactive water has escaped Japan's disabled nuclear facility and leaked into the Pacific Ocean. Cesium and Iodine contamination are big concerns but scientists think the irradiated water will be diluted by the enormity of the ocean.

GE Reactor Flaws - Not New News
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Published: March 25, 2011

An in-depth conversation with a nuclear whistleblower who told General Electric decades ago that its Mark I reactors had dangerous design flaws.

Tsunami Earthquake Warnings
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Published: March 18, 2011

Hear about a new tsunami detection warning system.

Japan at the Edge of Nuclear Disaster
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Published: March 16, 2011

In an March 16th interview with LOE's Steve Curwood and Bruce Gellerman, Arjun Makhijani says there's some progress but the situation in Japan is still dangerous.

Japan Update with Arjun Makhijani
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Published: March 15, 2011

Hear nuclear engineer Arjun Makhijani explain the elements of the nuclear disaster in Japan.

Japan Nuclear Power Disaster
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Published: March 14, 2011

Living on Earth's Bruce Gellerman and Steve Curwood speak with Arjun Makhajani from The Institute for Energy and Environmental Research.

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