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  1. Tokyo Electric Power Company had reported inaccurately low dosages 28 August 2013 World Socialist Web Site TEPCO reported inaccurately low dosages for 431 workers, while only 19 cases had to be revised upward. Of the 431 adjusted upward, 12 resulted in estimates that the worker suffered exposure in the range of 50 to 100 mSv. 6 others—3 employed by TEPCO, the other 3 by contractors—had suffered dosages greater than 100 mSv. According to TEPCO’s figures, this increase means that a total of 173 workers suffered dosages above 100 mSv. However, this number includes only those whose thyroid
  2. Call for the withdrawal of Tokyo's Olympic bid 26 August 2013 Saudi Gazette Japan is expected to issue gravest warning about the state of the Fukushima nuclear power plant on Wednesday — gravest since the facility on the Pacific Coast suffered a triple meltdown in 2011. Even if the warning does not come for some reasons — Tokyo Electric Power Co has been accused of covering up the extent of the problems at the plant — things look pretty grim. The worsening situation at Fukushima has prompted a former Japanese ambassador to Switzerland to call for the withdrawal of Tokyo's Olympic bid. Sout
  3. Disturbing thyroid cancer rise in Fukushima minors August 21, 2013 Russia Today 90 percent of those who are exposed to hazardous level of radiation don`t meet criteria for cancer screening provided by Tokyo Electric Power Company. Six minors in Fukushima Prefecture who are 18 or younger have been diagnosed with thyroid cancer. Ten other children are believed to have developed the same form of cancer. The latest figures bring the number of children who have been diagnosed with having cancer to 44, up from 28 as of June. Of the 44, 18 have been diagnosed with thyroid cancer, and 25 oth
  4. Radioactive groundwater nears Pacific: Japan down plays Fukushima crisis August 24, 2013 Examiner.com A former Japanese ambassador calls for Tokyo to withdraw its bid to host the Olympics over the crisis, along with the Tokyo Electric Power Company's inability to handle this problem. General Ban Ki-moon, Mitsuhei Murata, the former ambassador from Japan to Switzerland, penned a letter to UN Secretary stressing that the radiation figures coming from Tokyo Electric Power Company could not be trusted. He also expressed his fear that this crisis is seeing a nonchalant approach in Japan and ab
  5. Fukushima leak is 'much worse than we were led to believe', New health concerns 22 August 2013 BBC News The "worsening situation" at Fukushima has prompted a former Japanese ambassador to Switzerland to call for the withdrawal of Tokyo's Olympic bid. In a letter to the UN secretary general, Mitsuhei Murata says the official radiation figures published by Tokyo Electric Power Company cannot be trusted. He says he is extremely worried about the lack of a sense of crisis in Japan and abroad. This view is shared by Mycle Schneider, who is calling for an international taskforce for Fukushim
  6. Fukushima Radiation proven to have caused thyroid cancer on Japanese children The Real Agenda POSTED AT: 11:53, AUGUST 21, 2013 Despite the continuous failure from Tokyo Electric Power Company, the nuclear plant’s operator, to stop the water from getting to the ocean, the Japanese government has not intervened to find a solution to the contamination of the air or the water. The results, which were released on Tuesday, revealed that 18 of those children developed thyroid cancer, while 25 others may suffer from this disease, reported Japanese public television NHK. http://real-agenda.com/2013/08
  7. Nuclear Regulation Authority in Japan to upgrade Fukushima crisis to ‘serious incident’ 21/08 11:34 CET Euronews Medical examinations have shown that 18 children have been diagnosed with thyroid cancer since the crisis began. It also said the Tokyo Electric Power Company, the operator of the plant was unable to cope “in some respects” with the situation. http://www.euronews....ima-crisis-to-/ Disturbing thyroid cancer rise in Fukushima minors Published time: August 21, 2013 11:46 Russia Today Around 90 percent of those who were exposed to hazardous levels of radiation do not meet the crite
  8. Nuclear Regulation Authority in Japan to upgrade Fukushima crisis to ‘serious incident’ 21/08 11:34 CET Euronews Medical examinations have shown that 18 children have been diagnosed with thyroid cancer since the crisis began. It also said the Tokyo Electric Power Company, the operator of the plant was unable to cope “in some respects” with the situation. http://www.euronews.com/2013/08/21/nuclear-regulation-authority-in-japan-plans-to-upgrade-fukushima-crisis-to-/ Disturbing thyroid cancer rise in Fukushima minors Published time: August 21, 2013 11:46 Russia Today Around 90 percent of tho
  9. More young Japanese diagnosed with cancer after nuclear disaster TOKYO, AUG 21: The Hindu Six more young people from Fukushima prefecture in Japan have been diagnosed with thyroid cancer since Japan’s worst nuclear accident in 2011, news reports said on Wednesday. There are now a total of 18 cancer cases among people who were 18 or younger at the time of the disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station, the Kyodo News Agency reported, citing local Government officials. Twenty-five others were also suspected of suffering from some form of cancer, up from 15 in a June report, Ky
  10. Tokyo Electric Power Company reports worst radioactive leak from tank at Japan's Fukushima Agence France-Presse August 20, 2013 13:46 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130820/tepco-reports-worst-radioactive-leak-tank-at-japans-fukushima
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