Thursday, May 28, 2020

Tag: Fukushima

Japan plans to release Radioactive Fukushima wastewater into Pacific Ocean

Japan’s environmental minister recommended yesterday the country should release more than one million tons of radioactive wastewater from Fukushima’s nuclear power plant...

As media labels Fukushima a “conspiracy theory,” radiation soars to record...

Considering so little is currently understood about the catastrophe, perhaps so-called conspiracy theorists, who doubt the ‘Fukushima is under control, don’t worry about it’ narrative, are the only ones displaying a modicum of common sense.

Over $628 Billion in Public Costs Cleaning Up Fukushima and Not...

According to the Japan Times, the public cost of cleaning up the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant disaster topped ¥4.2 trillion (roughly $628 billion) as of March and is expected to keep climbing.

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4 Minnesota cops fired after appearing to kill handcuffed man on video

Recorded on cellphone video physically abusing a handcuffed and motionless man for several minutes, four Minneapolis police officers were fired Tuesday for needlessly causing...

Bernie Sanders introduces Paycheck Security Act to protect millions of employees during coronavirus pandemic

“Without aggressive action to help workers keep their jobs and businesses stay open, we risk an economic disaster that could take decades to repair.”

The billionaire governor who’s been sued dozens of times for millions in unpaid bills

Gov. Jim Justice is West Virginia’s richest man. Over the last three decades, lawsuits over unpaid bills have cost his constellation of companies more than $128 million in judgments and settlements.

Survey shows 1 in 5 teachers—citing COVID-19 concerns—likely won’t return to US schools this...

"Though Americans are optimistic about a return to in-person learning, there is angst among teachers, parents, and America at large about how to keep our schools safe if the virus isn't fully contained."