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; […]

Is Incineration of Fukushima Debris Causing Nosebleeds on Osaka?

Is a manga series divulging information the Japanese government is trying to keep under wraps? According to a May 2014 article in Japan Times, government officials became  irate when a character in the popular series Oishinbo claimed that hundreds of people living in the vicinity of an Osaka incineration facility have shown signs of illness […]

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 […]

TEPCO President – “Be Prepared for the Worst”

In a November 2013 statement from Tokyo, Naomi Hirose, president of TEPCO (Tokyo Electric and Power Company) warned nuclear managers in Britain and around the world that the Fukushima disaster should serve as a “warning to the world” and that they should always “be prepared for the worst.” He went on to mention that despite […]