J.S. Armijo is the Former Chairman, USNRC Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards. This is a Keynote presentation given at the Forum on Spent Fuel Management and the Future of Nuclear Energy in December, 2014 in Taiwan. It describes the review and corrective action process for U.S. nuclear power plants following the Japan earthquake of March 11, 2011 that damaged reactors at the Fukushima Daiichi site.
Will Boisvert - Four years after the Fukushima nuclear accident, which catalyzed fears around cancer epidemics and large radioactive exclusion zones, it’s time to take stock of the scientific consensus on the health effects of the reactor meltdown. Increased scanning for thyroid cancer found that cancer rates were in fact lower for children in Fukushima than in other parts of Japan.
Robert Bryce is a senior fellow at the Center for Energy Policy and the Environment at the Manhattan Institute. In theory, the March 11, 2011, disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant should have bolstered environmentalists’ opposition to new nuclear-energy projects. But in the wake of the worst nuclear accident since Chernobyl, some of the world’s leading Greens have done just the opposite: they have come out in favor of nuclear power.
Understanding of low dose-rate radiation in Fukushima - Conclusions & Recommendations (SAMRAI) Japan UK USofA03.Apr.2015
SAMRAI 2014 was held on March 24, 2015 as the First Scientific Advisory Meeting for Radiation and Accurate Information in the First Diet Member's Hall of the House of Representatives, Tokyo, Japan.The main theme was "Scientific understanding of low dose-rate radiation in Fukushima and the issue of rehabilitation in the 20km zone."