Showing posts with label Contamination. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Contamination. Show all posts

Saturday, August 15, 2015

Residents evacuated as death toll rises in Tianjin blasts

Residents near the site of two giant explosions in the northern Chinese port city of Tianjin were being evacuated on Saturday over fears of toxic contamination, the official Xinhua news agency said.

Friday, August 14, 2015

Contamination fears after deadly blast at Chinese port city of Tianjin

Residents living near the site of giant explosions in a Chinese port expressed fears for their safety Friday, after reports there could be hundreds of tonnes of dangerous chemicals at the site.

Friday, June 05, 2015

Fracking tech has no 'widespread' impacts on drinking water

A technique used to boost oil and gas production, known as hydraulic fracturing or fracking, has not led to "widespread, systemic impacts" on drinking water resources in the United States, the country's Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said Thursday.

Saturday, April 25, 2015

No connection between Egypt's Nile phosphate accident and poisoning cases (Minister)

Egypt's minister of water and irrigation has denied any connection between cases of poisoning in the Nile Delta city of Sharqiya and the sinking of a barge in the Nile carrying phosphate.

Monday, March 02, 2015

GEO Martyroplasis and Eco Earth News (March 2015 - B)

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Les autorités de l’Etat de Louisiane cherchent à savoir comment une bactérie dangereuse et souvent mortelle s’est retrouvée à l’extérieur du laboratoire d’un centre de recherche de haute sécurité, a rapporté dimanche le journal USA Today . 
Les autorités ont assuré au journal que la population ne courait aucun risque, mais l’étendue de la contamination demeure inconnue......................Une bactérie mortelle s’échappe d’un laboratoire américain de haute sécurité
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(March 2015 - A)

Sunday, October 05, 2014

Only 26-meter tsunami could now damage Fukushima – (TEPCO)

The operator of Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant has raised the tsunami projectile height, saying it would take a 26-meter wave to damage the facility and cause radioactive leakage, local media reported. This comes as Japan faces a typhoon threat.

Officials from the Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) have nearly doubled the previous projected tsunami height that would inundate the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant – raising it from 14 to 26.3 meters, Asahi Shimbun reported on Saturday.

Saturday, October 04, 2014

Fukushima To Be Hit By Typhoon, Causing Ocean Contamination (Tepco)

MOSCOW, October 4 (RIA Novosti), Ekaterina Blinova - Tepco, the Tokyo Electric Power Company, has revealed that the approaching typhoon could hit the damaged, decommissioned 40-year old nuclear power facility Fukushima No.1, which was severely affected during the earthquake and tsunami in 2011.

"The deluge would likely cause seawater to mingle with the radiation-tainted water accumulating in the basements of the reactor buildings at the six-unit plant, allowing 100 trillion becquerels of cesium to escape, according to an estimate that Tepco revealed Friday at a meeting of the Nuclear Regulation Authority," the Japan Times reports.

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Δημοσιεύτηκε από Geo Kok στις Πέμπτη, 11 Φεβρουαρίου 2021