SimplyInfo.org; Fukushima & Nuclear News Roundup July 27, 2014

METI considering opening some evacuation areas over Bon holiday
http://www.meti.go.jp/earthquake/nuclear/20140722_01.html

Iitate Residents File For Arbitration
http://www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/english/news/20140722_28.html

Former Tomioka mayor dies at 74
http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/kyodo-news-international/140720/ex-fukushima-town-mayor-dies-at-74

Japan to consider not reprocessing spent nuclear fuel
http://www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/english/news/nuclear.html

A new type of drone will be used inside Fukushima Daiichi to inspect buildings
http://www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/english/news/nuclear.html

High pressure injection system at Oconee had failure due to bad welds and cracks
http://www.wyff4.com/news/nrc-undetected-crack-leak-at-oconee-nuclear-plant-caused-shutdown/26997798#!bhIriT

Japan’s test site for nuclear waste storage could become national nuclear waste dump
http://www.sfgate.com/business/energy/article/Underground-lab-tackles-Japan-nuclear-waste-issue-5619430.php#page-1

Chubu Electric built 250 million yen slush fund to win over politicians
http://ajw.asahi.com/article/behind_news/politics/AJ201407200021

Fukushima evacuees traveled average 273 km in search for shelter
http://ajw.asahi.com/article/0311disaster/fukushima/AJ201407130019

US House tries to prevent the Department of Energy and Defense Department from acting on climate change
http://www.salon.com/2014/07/14/house_bans_the_department_of_energy_from_acknowledging_climate_change/

How a new evolution of battery storage could totally change the US power market and energy for consumers
http://www.greentechmedia.com/articles/featured/Storage-Is-the-New-Solar-Will-Batteries-and-PV-Create-an-Unstoppable-Hybri

US Utilities get more time to gauge nuke flood risks
http://www.chron.com/news/article/Utilities-get-more-time-to-gauge-nuke-flood-risks-5637911.php

1994 Study of Nuclear Workers Finds High Cancer Rates
http://www.nytimes.com/1994/04/13/us/study-of-nuclear-workers-finds-high-cancer-rates.html

EPA Radiation Monitoring Back Up To Snuff: Inspector General
http://www.forbes.com/sites/jeffmcmahon/2014/07/22/epa-radiation-monitoring-back-up-to-snuff-inspector-general/

Areva’s technically flawed EPR reactor is being planned for India
http://www.dianuke.org/jaitapur-arevas-epr-an-industrial-failure-say-experts/

The very first atomic bomb, before Hiroshima made victims in the US.
http://www.santafenewmexican.com/news/local_news/trinity-downwinders-protest-at-nuclear-testing-site/article_ef36dd44-bd4c-11e3-90d0-0017a43b2370.html

A reality TV star tried to extort money out of a nuclear contract company at Oak Ridge national lab in the US.
http://www.homelandsecuritynewswire.com/dr20140716-tennessee-man-pleads-guilty-to-attempting-to-extort-a-nuclear-contractor

US major companies pushing for more renewable energy to be available in the power markets.
http://www.ipsnews.net/2014/07/major-companies-push-for-more-easier-renewable-energy/

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