Energy

Russia Deploys Troops, Robots Along Entire “2nd Middle East” Arctic Belt

Tuesday, October 21, 2014
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com 10/21/2014 On the heels of Sweden’s military deployment (following the discovery of a damaged Russian sub), it appears Russia is taking no chances with its access to Arctic resources.As Reuters reports, the Russian defense minister announced today that Russian military units will be deployed along the entire Arctic border from... »

Gov’t report reveals Fukushima radioactive release much larger than Chernobyl — Japan reactors could have emitted nearly four times as much cesium-137

Tuesday, October 21, 2014
By Paul Martin

ENENews.com October 20th, 2014 Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute, funded by the Korean government, July 2014: The Fukushima accident release of huge radioactivity It is reported… 4 times more radioactivity was released to the sea than to the atmosphere Best-estimate source term of 137Cs… released into the atmosphere, is about 4%... »

Fukushima nuclear waste detected off U.S. West Coast, from California to Canada — “There is definitely offshore Fukushima cesium now” — Test results will not be revealed to public for several weeks (VIDEO)

Saturday, October 18, 2014
By Paul Martin

ENENews.com October 17th, 2014 Statesman Journal, Oct. 17, 2014 at 1:31p ET (excerpts): Headline: Fukushima radiation nearing West Coast Massive amounts of contaminated water were released from Fukushima… Radioactive water has continued to leak and be released from the complex No state or federal agency is testing Pacific waters for radiation A sample taken... »

Gov’t: US, Canada hit with “high concentrations” of Fukushima nuclear material; Tremendous impact all over world, enormous public health consequences — West Coast plume was 500% of level requiring NRC be notified — UC Berkeley Prof.: “We did indeed see high… fairly… I mean… some… level of radiation” (AUDIO)

Friday, October 17, 2014
By Paul Martin

ENENews.com October 17th, 2014 Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute, research project funded by the Korean gov’t, published 2014 (emphasis added): … even though almost three years have passed since the accident, it is still having a tremendous impact not only on Japan but all over the world… are easily dispersed in... »

Russia’s $50 Billion Repo Pledge Fails to Halt Ruble Drop on Oil…IF THE WORLD DROPS THE PETRODOLLAR WE’LL HAVE A HOT WAR IN A WEEK

Thursday, October 16, 2014
By Paul Martin

Investmentwatchblog.com October 16th, 2014 The ruble slid to a record as the Bank of Russia’s pledge to provide $50 billion of foreign currency through 2016 failed to ease the rout amid an oil slump. The currency dropped 1 percent to 45.9935 against the basket at 1:48 p.m. in Moscow, having temporarily pared its drop... »

Putin Warns Of Repeat Of 2008 Gas Crisis

Thursday, October 16, 2014
By Paul Martin

Alexei Anishchuk, Reuters BusinessInsider.com Oct. 16, 2014 BELGRADE (Reuters) – Russia will reduce gas supplies to Europe if Ukraine steals from the transit pipeline to cover its own needs, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday, adding that he was “hopeful” it would not come to that. Russia cut off supply to Ukraine on... »

Agency: Fukushima workers urgently trying “to prevent groundwater from leaking into ocean” — Levels of nuclear waste surge next to sea — Strontium-90 shatters previous record by over 5 Billion Bq/m3 — Now 25 million times EPA limit

Wednesday, October 15, 2014
By Paul Martin

ENENews.com October 15th, 2014 Jiji Press, Oct. 14, 2014: Cesium Level Rises in TEPCO Plant Well — on Tuesday reported a sharp rise in cesium levels in water collected from an observation well near the sea Monday a record 251,000 becquerels of radioactive cesium per liter, 3.7 times the cesium level…... »

Gov’t issues ‘inundation warning’ for Fukushima Daiichi as year’s strongest storm to hit within hours — Tepco bracing for overflows — Officials warn of landslides and torrential rains… ‘ground-loosening’ south of plant — Danger from tornadoes, storm surge, violent waves along coast

Monday, October 13, 2014
By Paul Martin

ENENews.com October 13th, 2014 Reuters, Oct. 13, 2014: The strongest storm to hit Japan this year battered the southern islands… early on Monday, brought heavy rain to Tokyo… said in a statement it had also increased the water transfer and storage capacity to prevent an overflow of radioactive water being stored at the... »

Japan Times: ‘Records shattered’ at Fukushima — Radiation levels surge after typhoon — Tepco “doesn’t know why” this is happening — Warning “crisis could get worse” as 180 km/hr storm heading to area

Sunday, October 12, 2014
By Paul Martin

ENENews.com October 12th, 2014 Original Japan Times headline: Tritium surges tenfold in groundwater at Fukushima nuclear plant; typhoon effect suspected Altered Japan Times headline: Tritium up tenfold in Fukushima groundwater after Typhoon Phanfone Tritium up tenfold in Fukushima groundwater after Typhoon Phanfone Japan Times (Jiji Press), Oct. 12, 2014 (emphasis added): The radioactive water... »

Typhoon winds up to 110 mph to hit Fukushima Daiichi, storm surge advisory issued — Nearly all gov’t forecasts show eye passing right over plant — Nuclear Expert: Expect radioactive material washing into Pacific Ocean (MAPS)

Sunday, October 12, 2014
By Paul Martin

ENENews.com October 12th, 2014 W, Oct. 10, 2014: Is Fukushima capable of withstanding a super typhoon?… Vongfong is expected… just days after was struck by another typhoon… strong winds… landslides … floods… storm surge… Fukushima… braced for the impact of a super typhoon? Michael Maqua, nuclear expert: “Expect radioactive isotopes… transported into... »

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