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Fukushima Update - Spring 2014

Fukushima Update Spring 2014

Three years after the Japanese earthquake triggered three meltdowns of the
nuclear power stations at Fukushima, the plants continue to pour 400 tons of
poisoned, heavily radioactive water into the Pacific Ocean every day. As they
have every single day for three years. Scientists had been expressing surprise

News coverage and photos of London Fukushima protests

A hundred-strong march and rally in central London, a fifty-strong candlelit vigil opposite the Japanese embassy in Piccadilly and a packed public meeting in the House of Commons were staged this week by Japanese Against Nuclear UK, Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament and Kick Nuclear to mark the third anniversary of the 'triple disaster' in Japan and say "Remember Fukushima - No to Nuclear Power". Below are some links to press articles and photos of these events.

REPORTS:

Detailed report(s) from Press Association (mirrored on many other news websites):

Kick Nuclear warning outside of the Institute of Civil Engineers - What's wrong with nuclear?

On Thursday 27th March, anti-nuclear activists will be giving out the following flyer outside the Institute of Civil Engineers building, at 1 Great George St., SW1P, from 8.30 till 9.30, where the nuclear industry will be holding another in its long series of conferences on their dream of nuclear new build. Amongst those
expected are EDF, Nugen, construction companies, Michael Fallon and others.

This is the text of the leaflet which will be handed out to those who are going in to the conference:-

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What's wrong with nuclear?

CND statement on Fukushima disaster

A Statement on Fukushima Disaster from CND Chair Dave Webb

Fukushima Update December 2013

London demo in support of Irish National Trust's High Court challenge against Hinkley C

9.30-10.30am, outside Royal Courts of Justice, Strand WC2
Map: http://tinyurl.com/mkqm3ov

Nearest tube: Temple

SUPPORT IRISH NATIONAL TRUST LEGAL ACTION TO STOP UK BUILDING NEW NUCLEAR POWER STATION.

On Thursday, the High Court in London will hear a judicial review brought by An Taisce, Ireland's equivalent of the National Trust, regarding the legality of the decision by the UK Energy Secretary, Ed Davey to grant permission to build two new nuclear reactors at Hinkley Point in Somerset.

Event Date and Time: 
Thu, 05/12/2013 - 9:30am - 10:30am

Protest at DECC: No to the Cumbria nuclear waste dump!

1.30-3.30pm, Tuesday 3rd December, outside Department of Energy and Climate Change, 3 Whitehall Place, London, SW1A 2AW
Map: http://tinyurl.com/lsceffb
Nearest tube: Charing Cross / Embankment
 

Event Date and Time: 
Tue, 03/12/2013 - 1:30pm - 3:30pm

HINKLEY POINT C NO DONE DEAL

On 21st October, EDF issued a press release titled: “Agreement reached on
commercial terms for the planned Hinkley Point C nuclear power station.”

My aim in this article is to examine exactly what has been “agreed” and its
implications for the likelihood of Hinkley C being built and if so, when.

In the first paragraph of the press release, the claim in its given title above is qualified, when we read that “EDF Group and the UK Government have reached in principle an agreement on the key commercial terms for an investment contract of the planned Hinkley Point C…”

Message to the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. Why nuclear is finished.

Today Kick Nuclear leafleted a pro nuclear meeting at the Institution of Mechanical Engineers.

This is the message which they gave: ----

Why nuclear is finished.

We are here today at the Institution of Mechanical Engineers to remind them of
their own motto: 'Improving the World Through Engineering'. Which should not involve giving succour, support or a platform to an industry that has averaged a meltdown every 12 years,
and is currently pouring uncontrolled quantities of

Why Nuclear is Finished

On thursday Septenmber 26th Kick Nuclear activists will be
leafleting outside of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers.

This will be while Professor Andrew Sherry from the Dalton
Nuclear Institute gives the annual Pressure Systems Group
lecture entitled:
‘ Nuclear energy within a low carbon world, the manufacturing
and operational challenges for existing reactor designs as well as
research challenges for future reactor systems.’

The title of the Kick Nuclear leaflet will be
‘Why Nuclear is Finished.’

The picket will be held from 17.30. to 18.30. at the