Mental Health Issues resulting from the Fukushima Disaster

One of the greatest challenges faced by the people of the Fukushima Prefecture (and the people of Japan)  in the aftermath of the Fukushima ‘triple disaster” does not involve the clean-up and rebuilding, or even the prevailing fear of radioactive contamination.  Perhaps the greatest long-term challenge may be coping with the psychological impact of the […]

Are Insurers Excluding Radiation Coverage Over Fukushima Fears?

In February of 2014, an article published in the Turner Radio Network site (now defunct, but still available in the Internet Archive)  made a stir, claiming that insurance companies were sending letters to policy holders about a new “Nuclear Energy Liability Exclusion” being added to their policies.  A sample letter is quoted below: Dear Policyholder; […]

Fukushima: Separating Fact from Fiction

With all the conflicting news and opinion pieces being written about the disaster, its hard to know what is fact, what is fiction, and what lies somewhere in-between. This March 2014 article and news roundup  by Janet Liebsch on the website of the USFRA (United States First Responder Association) attempts to do just that.  In […]

The Global Threat of Fukushima

Haven’t we seen the last of the Fukushima nuclear disaster? They are cleaning the place up now and the world is, of course, saved and safe, right? Unfortunately, it’s not quite that simple. Kevin Zeese, JD and Margaret Flowers, MD both agree that “The story of Fukushima should be on the front pages of every […]