SimplyInfo.org Fukushima & Nuclear News Roundup, Jan 26, 2015

Kagoshima residents drop restart lawsuit on the Sendai nuclear plant after power company threatens harassment lawsuit
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2015/01/18/national/some-residents-drop-petition-to-halt-restart-of-sendai-reactors-in-kagoshima/#.VL0k9EfF_Cs
TEPCO blames increase in worker injuries and deaths on workers. Govt. officials and workers cite issues such as the inability to communicate while wearing face masks and the large volume of untrained workers being brought in.
http://ajw.asahi.com/article/0311disaster/fukushima/AJ201501210064
TEPCO has stopped work at Daiichi and Daini to investigate causes of worker deaths
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2015/01/22/national/tepco-suspends-fukushima-no-1-cleanup-to-probe-fatal-accidents/#.VMEoL0fF_Cs
Energy experts point out the poor decision making of Japan’s government on an energy future
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/life/2015/01/24/environment/words-wise-energy-future/#.VMRr4EfF_Cs
METI published a new radiation map using a monitoring car to take readings in the Fukushima evacuation zone
http://www.meti.go.jp/earthquake/nuclear/pdf/141226/monitor00_all_R19n.pdf
A citizens group in Fukushima expressed their outrage that prosecutors again failed to indict TEPCO executives for their role in the nuclear disaster
http://www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/english/news/20150122_33.html
Radiation in rice lowered to below govt. limit but still may contain radioactive contamination
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2015/01/18/national/all-2014-fukushima-rice-cleared-radiation-tests-thanks-to-fertilizer/#.VLv38EfF_Cs
Government mulls 15%-20% target for nuclear power output by 2030
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2015/01/23/national/government-mulls-15-20-target-nuclear-power-output-2030/#.VMG9ekfF_Cs
The history of the Ginna nuclear plant and potential closure reads like …

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