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Should I Take Radiation Protection Pills?

Every day Fairewinds Energy Education receives many questions. The big question in the New Year is: “Should I take a ‘radiation pill’ to combat the radiation being given off by the triple meltdown at Fukushima Daiichi?” First, lets start by defining a radiation protection pill is and what it does. A radiation protection pill is [...]

Fukushima Daiichi Unit 3 is not going to explode

Steam heat? What is happening at Fukushima Daiichi? Beginning on Monday December 30, 2013, the Internet has been flooded with conjecture claiming that Fukushima Daiichi Unit 3 is ready to explode. Fairewinds Energy Education has been inundated with questions about the very visible steam emanating from Fukushima Daiichi Unit 3. Our research, and discussions with [...]

Tokyo 2020: Q&A with Arnie Gundersen

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By Fairewinds Administrator Samantha Donalds After Saturday’s announcement that Tokyo had won the 2020 Summer Olympics bid, we thought it would be timely to post an old video on our Facebook page about radiation levels in Tokyo: The video, Tokyo Soil Samples Would Be Considered Nuclear Waste In The US, was first posted after Fairewinds’ [...]

A2-B-C: A Documentary Film by Ian Thomas Ash

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A2-B-C: A Documentary Film by Ian Thomas Ash North American Premiere at the Rhode Island International Film Festival 12:15pm Saturday August 10, Providence, RI Fairewinds has done a lot of work about the ongoing crisis in Japan after the Fukushima Daiichi disaster, and we wanted to bring your attention to an important documentary premiering in [...]

Cleanup From Fukushima Daiichi: Technological Disaster Or Crisis In Governance?

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Crisis In Fukushima Technological Disaster, Or Crisis In Governance? By Art Keller More than 19,000 Japanese drowned, their bodies scattered on Japan’s eastern shores when  a tsunami struck Japan on March 11, 2011.  Kevin Wang wanted to help, and his Anaheim, Califonia-based company, PowerPlus, had the cleaning know-how to handle almost anything.  Wang has spent [...]

Fairewinds Responds to Power Failure at Fukushima Daiichi

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Two nights ago, an electrical component at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plants in Japan lost power, affecting the plants’ ability to cool their radioactive fuel rods. Since the earthquake and tsunami hit the Fukushima Daiichi plant in 2011 causing three meltdowns, the Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) says it has been working on repairs and [...]

Thorium Reactors

Liquid-Fluoride Thorium Reactor Design

The latest nuclear power industry proposals focus on smaller reactors and the possibility of thorium fueled reactors. As the nuclear industry explores other fission products, Fairewinds Energy Education has been peppered with hundreds of questions regarding the feasibility and safety of thorium reactors that the nuclear industry is touting as a newer safer form of [...]

Fairewinds releases leaked Southern California Edison Email

Fairewinds Associates was sent a leaked Southern California Edison email informing San Onofre employees it is against company policy to leak documents to Fairewinds.

Fairewinds Associates was sent a leaked Southern California Edison email informing San Onofre employees it is against company policy to leak documents to Fairewinds. Subject: Fw: CLARIFICATION REGARDING RECENT NEWS COVERAGE OF OUR PLANT STATUS Subject: CLARIFICATION REGARDING RECENT NEWS COVERAGE OF OUR PLANT STATUS To: All SONGS Employees and Contractors Yesterday, the Nuclear Regulatory [...]

Japanese Legislative Task Force Calls Fukushima Daiichi Triple Meltdown A Man-made Disaster

Head investigator Kiyoshi Kurokawa speaks to politicians

The Fukushima Nuclear Accident Independent Investigation Commission, the first independent investigation commission in the 66 years of Japan’s constitutional government, released a 630-page report July 5, 2012. This special report, that was delivered to the Japanese Diet (Legislative body), analyzes the triple meltdown at Fukushima Daiichi and is highly critical of Japan’s governmental organizations and Tokyo Electric [...]