18 Jul '11, 11pm

TEPCO acts as typhoon heads for Fukushima - TODAYonline - World: Weather 32 / 25 °C. Home World TEPC... #fukushima

TOKYO - Tokyo Electric Power Co (TEPCO) is rushing to install a cover over a building at its crippled Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant to shield it from wind and rain as Typhoon Ma-on approaches Japan. Work on the cover for the turbine building of the No 3 reactor started yesterday, said TEPCO general manager Junichi Matsumoto. The transfer of tainted water for storage in a barge docked next to the plant was halted, spokesman Satoshi Watanabe said. The eye of Ma-on, categorised as "extremely strong," was about 1,200km from the Fukushima plant, according to the website of the Japan Meteorological Agency, which issued warnings for floods and high waves along the southern coast from Okinawa to Tokyo. The storm was heading north and may cross Kyushu early today. The United States Navy Joint Typhoon Warning Center said the storm may pass over the Fukushima plant by Thursday. TE...

Full article: http://www.todayonline.com/World/EDC110719-0000073/TEPCO-...

Tweets

Japan set to halt beef shipments from Fukushima

Japan set to halt beef shipments from Fukushima

straitstimes.com 19 Jul '11, 6am

Cattle feed on straw which have been declared safe by the Fukushima prefectural government, at a farm in the town of Mihar...

NASA Earth Observato Typhoon Ma-on: Acquired Ju...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 17 Jul '11, 9pm

On July 17, 2011, Typhoon Ma-on was located roughly 700 nautical miles (1,300 kilometers) south-southwest of Tokyo, and wa...

Why are Singapore indie acts being sidelined?

asiaone.com 19 Jul '11, 5am

IT'S no big revelation to state that the music industry worldwide has gone through huge changes since the advent of the In...

Staff Tells N.R.C. That U.S. Rules Need Overhaul After Fukushima

Staff Tells N.R.C. That U.S. Rules Need Overhau...

green.blogs.nytimes.com 19 Jul '11, 10pm

Staff Tells N.R.C. That U.S. Rules Need Overhaul After Fukushima By MATTHEW L. WALD Getty Images Members of a task force o...

Is Fukushima a Roadblock, or Just a Speed Bump?...

green.blogs.nytimes.com 17 Jul '11, 12am

Is Fukushima a Roadblock, or Just a Speed Bump? By MATTHEW L. WALD European Pressphoto AgencyWorkers installing pressure g...

N.R.C. Meets on Post-Fukushima Report: he Fukus...

green.blogs.nytimes.com 19 Jul '11, 2pm

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has opened a hearing on a report by a special task force that studied safety improvement...

VIEWPOINT Why are Singapore indie acts being si...

asiaone.com 19 Jul '11, 7am

IT'S no big revelation to state that the music industry worldwide has gone through huge changes since the advent of the In...

Rainfall from Typhoon Ma-on [image] #NASA

Rainfall from Typhoon Ma-on [image] #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 22 Jul '11, 9pm

Ma-on formed over the western Pacific Ocean in early July, traveled west then north, and made a U-turn along the shore of ...

Fukushima was lowered to sea level to save money:

grist.org 12 Jul '11, 3pm

When engineers first assessed the future home of the Fukushima nuclear power plant that would eventually melt down in resp...

N.R.C. Chief Plans Quick Response to Post-Fukushima Study: It may take years to act on recommendations for shori...

N.R.C. Chief Plans Quick Response to Post-Fukus...

green.blogs.nytimes.com 18 Jul '11, 9pm

N.R.C. Chief Plans Quick Response to Post-Fukushima Study By MATTHEW L. WALD The chairman of the Nuclear Regulatory Commis...