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Walter Hamilton. Fractured News from Fukushima.

It’s raining in Fukushima. Since radioactive contamination from the crippled nuclear power plant is spread mainly by introduced water, even a routine weather bulletin has more-than-usual significance. The annual tsuyu, or rainy season, is in full swing in Japan. Fukushima … Continue reading

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Fukushima – the trouble when regulators and operators are too close. Guest blogger: Walter Hamilton

Speaking in support of Tokyo’s bid for the 2020 Olympics, Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on 7 September that the situation at the crippled Fukushima nuclear power station was ‘under control’. Recent disclosures, however, about leaks of radioactive water … Continue reading

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