This Week’s Featured Interviews:
- Beverly Findlay-Kaneko provides an “on-the-ground in Japan” overview of the current situation faced by people living with the aftermath of the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster. She is the producer behind our Voices from Japan series and this year is the Voice from Japan
- Kimberly Roberson is the founder of Fukushima Fallout Awareness Network, or FFAN. More than four years ago, she and FFAN became involved in bringing awareness of the problems of incineration of Fukushima’s radioactive waste, and now takes a look at the newly revived problems of decontamination radwaste incineration.
Numnutz of the Week:
Evil numnutz as a quaint little village puts out the welcome mat for single moms and their kids… not mentioning that the welcome mat is radioactive and the village happens to be in Fukushima Prefecture.
The Missing Link:
- Fukushima Five Years Later: Stanford Nuclear Expert Offers Three Lessons from the Disaster
- Nuclear Meltdown: Releasing Radiation and Containing the Truth – Lucas Hixon
- On Forgetting Fukushima – Robert Jacobs
- No Bliss in This Ignorance: The Great Fukushima Nuclear Cover-Up – Linda Pentz Gunter
Delivery of Petition to Stop Incineration of Fukushima Nuclear Waste
Japanese Consulate, San Francisco, 2012
Thanks to Jim Heddle and Mary Beth Brangan of EON3, Ecological Options Network, for use of this video.
Featured image: Piles of decontamination waste at one of 1,073 interim storage sites in Fukushima.