M 7.7 Earthquake and Tsunami (1.6 m) in Canada from 28 Oct 2012 03:04 UTC to 03:04

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Canadá y EEUU activan la alerta por tsunami en la costa oeste

Thu, 01 Nov 2012 02:52:00 +0100antena3noticias (es)

El litoral de Canadá ha sentido dos réplicas y el archipiélago de la Reina Carlota está en alerta máxima por tsunami. Las autoridades han pedido a los habitantes de las poblaciones costeras que acudan a lugares elevados. Se prevén extensas y peligrosas inundaciones costeras.

Worker: Japan nuke crisis crew not told of danger

Thu, 01 Nov 2012 02:35:00 +0100news-yahoo (en)

The operator of a Japanese nuclear plant that went into a tsunami-triggered meltdown knew the risks from highly radioactive water at the site but sent in crews without adequate protection or warnings, a worker said in a legal complaint.

Japan tsunami aid spread far and wide

Thu, 01 Nov 2012 02:30:00 +0100upi (en)

TOKYO, Oct. 31 (UPI) -- Money appropriated to help areas devastated by last year's earthquake and tsunami in Japan is being allocated to other projects, audits show.

Japan’s tsunami funds were misspent, government audit finds

Thu, 01 Nov 2012 02:23:00 +0100globalpost (en)

Japan’s tsunami funds were misspent by the government on unrelated projects, from advertising the country’s new tallest building to whaling, an audit has found. The government-funded audit into the usage of the $150 billion relief fund created after last year’s devastating earthquake and tsunami....

Worker: Japan nuke crisis crew not told of danger

Thu, 01 Nov 2012 01:58:00 +0100AP (en)

IWAKI, Japan (AP) — The operator of a Japanese nuclear plant that went into a tsunami-triggered meltdown knew the risks from highly radioactive water at the site but sent in crews without adequate protection or warnings, a worker said in a legal complaint. The actions by Tokyo Electric Power Co.

As Floodwaters Recede, Sandy's Death Toll Grows

Thu, 01 Nov 2012 01:41:00 +0100wsj-en (en)

Several children's bodies were among recently discovered deaths in a toll that jumped to at least 64 across eight states.

Call to assess risks of Alpine lake tsunami in Austria

Thu, 01 Nov 2012 01:34:00 +0100austriantimes (en)

30. 10. 12. - 12:00 Call to assess risks of Alpine lake tsunami in Austria Lakeside towns and villages should reassess the risk from tsunami as global warming leads to a melting of the permafrost "glue" that holds many of the peaks together. Large parts of the Alpine region that lie higher than....

Fukushima whistleblower: 'We shouldn't have been there'

Thu, 01 Nov 2012 01:00:00 +0100nzherald (en)

The operator of a Japanese nuclear plant that went into a tsunami-triggered meltdown knew the risks from highly radioactive water at the site but sent in crews without adequate protection or warnings, a worker said in a legal complaint.The...

Nuclear plants weather hit from superstorm Sandy

Thu, 01 Nov 2012 00:27:00 +0100newschannel5 (en)

Superstorm Sandy forced three nuclear reactors to close by playing havoc with cooling water and electrical lines, but the nuclear industry took the pounding without suffering a major problem.

SU SAYACI ENDEKS OKUMA İŞİNE 4 FİRMA TEKLİF SUNDU

Thu, 01 Nov 2012 00:24:00 +0100corumhaber (tr)

Çorum Belediyesi 1 yıl süre ile Su Sayaçları Endeks Okuma, Açma, Kesme ve Kaçak Su Tespiti Hizmet Alımı ihalesi düzenledi. 4734 sayılı Kamu İhale Kanunu’nun 19 uncu maddesine göre açık ihale usulü ile Belediye Destek Hizmetleri Müdürü Leyla Sayın yönetiminde dün saat 10.00’da Belediye İhale Odası’nda düzenlenen ihaleye 4 firma teklif sundu.

Japan Tsunami Reconstruction Funds Misspent

Thu, 01 Nov 2012 00:07:00 +0100ibtimes-mx (en)

A Japanese government audit has found that a portion of the $150 billion fund designed for reconstruction projects in areas damaged by the devastating 2011 tsunami-earthquake has been spent on other projects. Some of the unrelated projects include an advertising campaign for Japan’s tallest....

Magnitude 7.7 Earthquake Hits Canada's British Columbia, USGS Reports

Wed, 31 Oct 2012 23:48:00 +0100IHT (en)

The quake was centered 123 miles south-southwest of Prince Rupert at a depth of 6.2 miles, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

Japan Tsunami Reconstruction Funds Misspent

Wed, 31 Oct 2012 23:35:00 +0100ibtimes (en)

A Japanese government audit has found that a portion of the $150 billion fund designed for reconstruction projects in areas damaged by the devastating 2011 tsunami-earthquake has been spent on other projects. Some of the unrelated projects include an advertising campaign for Japan’s tallest....

Japan Tsunami Reconstruction Funds Misspent

Wed, 31 Oct 2012 23:23:00 +0100ibtimes-au (en)

A Japanese government audit has found that a portion of the $150 billion fund for reconstruction projects in areas damaged by the devastating 2011 tsunami has been spent on other projects.

Third of U.K. Nuclear-Safety Concerns Unresolved, Regulator Says

Wed, 31 Oct 2012 21:28:00 +0100bloomberg (en)

A third of nuclear-safety concerns in the U.K. remain unresolved after the regulator outlined necessary improvements in the wake of the Fukushima disaster. The nuclear industry, which has until the end of 2014 to meet the demands of the Office of Nuclear Regulation, still has to fix 32 percent of....

Waves of anger: Japan tsunami victim aid spent on whalers, officials and fighter pilots

Wed, 31 Oct 2012 21:27:00 +0100rt-en (en)

A quarter of Japan’s tsunami relief fund has been spent on unrelated projects, including renovating a government office and subsiding whaling. The revelations have ignited outcry as more than 320,000 tsunami victims... Read Full Article at RT.com

Magnitude 7.7 Earthquake Hits Canada's British Columbia, USGS Reports

Wed, 31 Oct 2012 20:52:00 +0100nytimes (en)

The quake was centered 123 miles south-southwest of Prince Rupert at a depth of 6.2 miles, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

Naturkatastrophe: "Sandy" versetzt US-Wirtschaft Rückschlag

Wed, 31 Oct 2012 20:43:00 +0100BerlinMorgenpost (de)

Hurrikan "Sandy" hat eine Schneise der Verwüstung geschlagen. Nun gibt es erste Schätzungen zu den Schäden: Die US-Wirtschaft wird unter dem Sturm leiden, die Verluste aber wieder wettmachen.

Naturkatastrophe: "Sandy" versetzt US-Wirtschaft Rückschlag

Wed, 31 Oct 2012 20:32:00 +0100Welt (de)

Hurrikan "Sandy" hat eine Schneise der Verwüstung hinterlassen. Nun gibt es erste Schätzungen zur Höhe der Schäden. Die Hoffnung, dass es die Wirtschaft nicht so hart trifft, wird sich nicht erfüllen.

Cat Bonds Likely Safe From Superstorm Payouts, Armored Wolf Says

Wed, 31 Oct 2012 20:27:00 +0100bloomberg (en)

Bonds designed to protect insurers such as and Travelers Cos. (TRV) from natural disaster costs are signaling superstorm Sandy probably won’t trigger payouts, according to John Brynjolfsson of Armored Wolf LLC. While catastrophe bonds exposed to storm damage in the U.S.

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