User: irge304 Topic: Extreme Weather
Category: Tsunami
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3 executives not guilty in Fukushima disaster case, Japanese court rules 19.9.2019 L.A. Times - World News

A Japanese court on Thursday ruled that three former executives for Tokyo Electric Power Co. were not guilty of professional negligence in the 2011 Fukushima nuclear plant meltdown.

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Fukushima nuclear disaster: Tepco executives found not guilty 19.9.2019 BBC: Business
It was the only criminal case to arise out of the world's worst nuclear disaster since Chernobyl.
The day the dinosaurs' world fell apart 10.9.2019 BBC: World
Scientists reconstruct the seconds, minutes and hours following the dino-killing asteroid impact.
Fukushima: Radioactive water may be dumped in Pacific 10.9.2019 BBC: World
The environment minister says storage space for contaminated water from Fukushima will run out in 2022.
Dinosaur-Killing Asteroid Triggered Wildfires, an Enormous Tsunami and Plunged Earth Into Darkness in Just One Day 10.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
A study has reconstructed the immediate aftermath of the asteroid 66 million years ago to learn more about the impact of the momentous event.
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Newt Gingrich: Throwing Money at Poor Communities Won't Fix Them | Opinion 9.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Democrats should take note: it didn't work for the Great Society—and it won't work for America today.
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Anak Krakatau: Volcano's tsunami trigger was 'relatively small' 3.9.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
The tsunami hazard from volcanoes that collapse into the sea may have been underestimated as a result.
Why is Indonesia moving its capital? 26.8.2019 L.A. Times - World News

Indonesian President Joko Widodo revealed the proposed location of the new capital that is set to replace Jakarta in 2024.

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Letters to the Editor: Santa Monica Airport is an important piece of city infrastructure 24.8.2019 LA Times: Opinion

The city of Santa Monica, whose government wants to close its municipal airport, acknowledges how critical the facility is to its economy and safety.

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Newsletter: Cal Inc.: It's not about the Equifax settlement cash. It's about sending a message 5.8.2019 LA Times: Business

This was never about scoring a windfall for a European vacation. This was about sending a message. A message to federal authorities and businesses that we take privacy violations seriously.

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Indonesia earthquake: Tsunami fears after quake off Java 2.8.2019 BBC: World
Officials urge people living near the coast to move to higher ground after the magnitude 6.9 tremor.
Solar Cycles End with 'Terminator' Events That Herald New Era of Activity on Sun, Studies Say 2.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Scientists predict current solar cycle will come to an end in the first six months of 2020.
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Philippines earthquakes kill at least six 27.7.2019 BBC: World
Two earthquakes struck the northern province of Batanes injuring dozens.
Eruption of Italian Supervolcano Campi Flegrei Could Produce 100-Foot Tsunami, Study Claims 18.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Some 500,000 people live in Campi Flegrei's "red zone." Researchers say the government's emergency plan should acknowledge the possibility of tsunamis if an eruption occurs.
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7.3 earthquake causes panic in eastern Indonesia 14.7.2019 LA Times: Commentary

A strong, shallow earthquake struck eastern Indonesia's North Maluku province on Sunday, causing panic in several cities and villages. There were no immediate reports of casualties or damage.

The U.S. Geological Survey said the magnitude 7.3 quake was centered 103 miles southeast of Ternate, the...

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Sutopo: Indonesia mourns disaster spokesman and fake news warrior 12.7.2019 BBC: World
Sutopo Nugroho was a trusted voice during natural disasters and a dedicated quasher of hoaxes.
Earthquakes, Tsunamis, and Landslides Couldn’t Stop Him From Helping His Country. His Warnings Saved Lives. 10.7.2019 Mother Jones
Welcome to Recharge, a weekly newsletter full of stories that will energize your inner hellraiser. See more editions and sign up here. Can you imagine if one of the most trusted people in the United States was the spokesperson for FEMA? In Indonesia, with 2,300 natural disasters a year, Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, head of public […]
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Earthquake: 6.2 quake strikes near Kitimat, Canada 4.7.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

A magnitude 6.2 earthquake was reported Wednesday evening at 9:30 p.m., 210 miles from Kitimat, Canada, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was more than 100 miles from any city.

In the last 10 days, there have been no earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater...

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Rural nursing homes fall victim to at-home aging trends 3.7.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Aging Minnesotans are moving away from institutional care, and nursing homes in rural parts of the state are closing rapidly.
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Un cúmulo de 1000 terremotos azotó el sur de California - ¿qué tan nerviosos deberíamos estar? 20.6.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green
La tormenta sísmica que desató más de 1000 pequeños terremotos en los condados de San Bernardino y Riverside estas últimas tres semanas provocó lo que se ha convertido en una reacción típica en un país sísmico. Para algunos, el "swarmageddon" a 40 millas al este del centro de Los Ángeles trajo ...
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