Greenpeace Concerned: Potential Impact of Typhoon Wipha on Fukushima Plant

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Tokyo- (PanOrient News) Greenpeace expressed concern over news reports that Typhoon Wipha could bring heavy rain and high waves to the Fukushima coast describing it a "new threat" to the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. They have called on the Japanese government to take effective action in preparing for this potential danger.

Hisayo Takada, Greenpeace Japan climate and energy campaigner, said in a statement released by the organization that, "this new threat from Typhoon Wi...

Atomic Tests in the Pacific Caused more Fallout than Fukushima: NRA Japan

Monday, September 2, 2013

By Mayako Shibata

Tokyo - (PanOrient News) The situation at the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant is unprecedented and Japan has experienced an enormous challenge, so I ask for understanding from the international community, but it is far less polluting than the Atomic Tests carried out in the Pacific, the Nuclear Regulation Association Chairman Shunichi Tanaka said today.

During the Cold War, the US and France conducted nuclear testing a number of times between 1946 and 1968 ...

Anti-Nuke Tent Protestors Say Japanese Government ``Violating Democracy``

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

By Mayako Shibata

Tokyo- (PanOrient News) Anti-nuclear sit-in protestors occupying the front yard of the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) strongly denounced the METI's decision to take legal action against Taro Fuchigami and Taichi Masakiyo, the two leading figures among the protestors.

The two defendants and their chief attorney Hiroyuki Kawai, and Setsuko Kuroda from the No Nukes Fukushima Women’s group, held a press conference at the Foreign Correspondent Club Japan on ...