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LARGE TYPHOON TO STRIKE CRIPPLED FUKUSHIMA NUKE PLANT

On Saturday the Tokyo Electric Power Company, also known as TEPCO, said the typhoon may strike the decommissioned nuclear plant seriously damaged during the earthquake and tsunami of 2011. TEPCO said a tsunami generated by the typhoon could reach a height of 26.3 meters, or over 86 feet. The 2011 tsunami generated by a 9.0…

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Japan GDP Biggest Miss In 18 Months; Slowest Growth Since Before Second Coming Of Abe

  Get long ‘Depends’ may be the most befitting headline for tonight’s massive macro miss in Japan. For the 3rd quarter in a row, Japanese GDP missed expectations with a meager +1.0% annualized growth (versus a +2.8% expectation), and a tiny 0.3% Q/Q change vs expectations of a 0.7% increase, this is the biggest miss…

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Fish testing at 124 times over radiation limit caught off Fukushima

Fish with deadly levels of radioactive cesium have been caught just off the coast of Fukushima prefecture, as scientists continue to assess the damage caused to the marine food chain by the 2011 nuclear disaster. One of the samples of the 37 black sea bream specimens caught some 37 kilometers south of the crippled power…

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Fukushima Madness: Plant Decontamination System Shuts Down Amid Failure

As the Fukushima nightmare continues under the wing of plant operator TEPCO, the blatant incompetence of the highly deceptive corporation is once again apparent following a complete shutdown of the plant’s decontamination system. The very same system responsible for handling the mass amounts of radioactive water around Fukushima that TEPCO originally promised would be entirely…

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Homeless Workers, Duct Tape Used To “Stop” Radiation Leaks At Crippled Japanese Nuclear Plant

A Japanese worker who spent six months at the Fukushima nuclear power plant says that he isn’t surprised about the latest radioactive leaks from the plant because of its shoddy construction and repair work, including the use of duct tape to “fix” key equipment. Yoshitatsu Uechi, 48, told the Asahi Shimbun newspaper that he and…

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