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Japan – Ohi No.4 reactor working at full capacity

Wednesday, July 25, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News  July 25,   2012

The second reactor to resume operation in Japan after the nuclear accident in Fukushima is now generating power at full capacity.

Officials raised the output of the No.4 reactor at the Ohi nuclear plant in Fukui Prefecture, central Japan, at midnight on Tuesday after final safety Read more…

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Japan – No.4 reactor at Ohi plant to restart July 18th

Wednesday, July 11, 2012 Comments off

The operator of the Ohi nuclear plant in Fukui Prefecture, central Japan, says it aims to restart a second reactor at the facility next Wednesday.

The No.4 reactor at the plant has been shut down for routine inspections. Read more…

Storm warning for western and eastern Japan

Tuesday, April 3, 2012 Comments off

An active low-pressure system and fronts are developing over the Sea of Japan, bringing strong winds and torrential rain to western and eastern parts of the country.

On Tuesday evening, winds of 130 kilometers per hour were observed in a suburb of Tokyo, and winds of 106 kilometers per hour blew in the center of the capital. Read more…

One of Japan’s last 2 nuclear plants to shut down

Sunday, March 25, 2012 Comments off

Tokyo Electric Power Company will begin work to shut down a nuclear reactor in Niigata Prefecture, central Japan, for regular inspections.

It is the only active reactor operated by TEPCO, and one of the last 2 reactors currently operating in Japan. Read more…

Japan – Last KEPCO nuclear reactor to be shutdown Monday

Monday, February 20, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News Feb. 20, 2012

The last nuclear reactor operated by Kansai Electric Power Company is to be shut down later on Monday for regular inspections.

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Japan:IAEA inspects safety drill at Ohi nuclear plant

Thursday, January 26, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News  Jan 26, 2012

A team from the International Atomic Energy Agency has observed a safety drill at the Ohi nuclear plant in Fukui Prefecture, along the Sea of Japan coast. Read more…

Japan:Fire breaks out at facility of Tsuruga nuke plant

Tuesday, December 13, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Dec. 13, 2011
All preconditions to declare cold shutdown met


A fire broke out at the site of the Tsuruga nuclear power plant in Fukui Prefecture on Monday evening. Workers at the plant have brought it under control. Read more…

Japan:Fukushima Reactor 1 capped + Relatd Articles

Friday, October 28, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News Oct. 28,2011
Over 80% of Japan’s reactors offline
Japanese group develops handheld decontaminator
Fuel retrieval at Fukushima to start in 10 years


Photo: EPA Read more…

Japan:Density of hydrogen at No.1 reactor over 60% + Related News

Thursday, September 29, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Sept. 29,2011

The operator of the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant says that high densities of hydrogen have built up in pipes connected to the No. 1 reactor. Read more…

Japan:70% of Japan’s nuclear reactors remains shut

Friday, July 22, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  July 22,2011

37 nuclear reactors in Japan, or nearly 70 percent of them, remain shut. This includes 2 reactors operated by Kansai Electric Power Company in Fukui Prefecture that were recently closed for regular inspections. Read more…