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Fukushima disaster was caused by Japan's nuclear authorities, not the tsunami

“This disaster was predictable and predicted, but happened because of the age-old story of cutting corners to protect profits over people”    [Common Dreams, Feb 28, 2012] A new report released today by Greenpeace argues it was neither the 7.1 magnitude earthquake nor the raging tsunami that followed which deserve the real blame for the nuclear disaster at Japan’s […]

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UK governments lied about the need for nuclear

Report endorsed by MPs from four parties says that governments misled Parliament to win support for new nuclear power stations  +++++++++++++ by Fiona Harvey Guardian, January 31, 2012  Ministers misled parliament over the need to build a new fleet of nuclear power stations, distorting evidence and presenting to MPs a false summary of the analysis […]

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Christmas in the radiation zone

In Fukushima people discuss radiation levels and how their land has become polluted with an invisible, enduring danger–and how they have become fearful as the government tries to convince them that it is now safe. (more…)

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