Nuclear Hotseat #49: Umi Hagitani – The Japan Connection, and NRC’s Jaczko Resigns

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Japanese interpreter/anti-nuke activist Umi Hagitani talks about the real concerns of the Japanese people and her experiences translating for Fukushima survivors who addressed U.S. anti-nuke demos and the media.

Plus:

    • NRC’s Jaczko resigns his Chairmanship;
    • Sen. Barbara Boxer goes after Southern California Electric over sidestepped licensing amendment for steam generator design changes;
    • Alaska Senator Begich says tsunami debris will be worse than Exxon Valdez – but Washington still can’t tell him a plan for dealing with it;
    • Koodankulam protestors get UK MP support;
    • Arnie Gundersen of Fairewinds says Unit 3 may be just as bad as Unit 4; meanwhile Unit 1 has only 15″ of water and no one’s sure where the corium is;
    • and Indian government numnutz sending shrinks to Koodankulam to create “don’t worry, be happy” mental exercises to calm down those wascally nuclear protesters!

Alaska Sen. Mark Begich on Capitol Hill:

http://enenews.com/senator-japan-tsunami-debris-will-be-worst-single-pollution-event-hit-west-coast-america-exceeding-exxon-valdez-raises-radiation-concerns-during-opening-statement-video

First tsunami debris hits Alaska coast:

First tsunami debris hits Alaska coast:
http://www.frequency.com/video/first-wave-of-tsunami-debris-hits-us/48023735

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