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Japan – Quake hit Fukushima, no tsunami threat

Friday, April 13, 2012 Comments off

5.9 magnitude, 20 meters deep earthquake shook Japan today. Epicenter was near Fukushima. Read more…

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Fukushima 1 employees threatened

Saturday, April 7, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News  Apr. 7, 2012

Fukushima-1. Photo: EPA

The operator of the Nuclear Power Plant Fukushima-1, the Tokyo Electric Power (TEPCO) announced that 460 employees voluntarily left the Read more…

New radioactive water leak reported at Fukushima

Tuesday, March 27, 2012 Comments off

Photo: EPA

A fresh radioactive water leak has been reported at the Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan by the plant operator, the Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO). Read more…

Fukushima – Temperature at no. 2 reactor rises again

Sunday, February 12, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News  Feb. 12, 2012

Tokyo Electric Power Company is trying to cool down one of the damaged reactors at its Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant after its temperature increased again. Read more…

Japan -TEPCO reports radioactive leak at Fukushima

Sunday, January 22, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News Jan 22, 2011

Photo: EPA

A fresh radioactive leak was reported at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, its operator TEPCO says.

A statement issued on Saturday says that 2 liters of radioactive water leaked from the No.2 reactor`s energy unit. Read more…

Japan expected worse in March

Saturday, January 21, 2012 Comments off

Hosono explains decontamination steps for Fukushima

 Fukushima-1 after earthquake. Photo: EPA 

According to Japanese media, last spring the government drafted contingency plans for the eventuality of an even worse disaster than the one that actually struck the Fukushima nuclear power plant, which was severely damaged by the tsunami on March 11th . Read more…

Japan:Fukushima report upcoming

Monday, January 16, 2012 Comments off

Photo: EPA    

According to the New York Times, a commission appointed by the Japanese Parliament will start unveiling its conclusions Wednesday about the causes of the nuclear accidents at the Fukushima nuclear power plant last March. Read more…

Japan:Hydrogen concentrations prevented in Fukushima reactors + Related Articles

Friday, December 2, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Dec. 2, 2011
TEPCO injects nitrogen into pressure vessels
TEPCO: Cooling stoppage info was not shared

Photo: EPA  

Nitrogen is being pumped into the crippled Fukushima reactors to prevent growth in hydrogen concentrations and likely subsequent explosions. Read more…

Japan:Excess radiation in northeast of Japan + Related Articles

Tuesday, November 15, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 15,2011
Japan:Radioactive cesium may have reached Hokkaido
Radioactive material removed from Setagaya lot

Photo: RIA Novosti    
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Japan:Fukushima plant opened to journalists + Related Articles

Sunday, November 13, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 13,2011
Fukushima plant reopens

The Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant has been opened to reporters for the first time since the accident occurred 8 months ago. Read more…