Posts Tagged ‘Japan Atomic Energy Agency’

Japan:Radioactive cesium detected in Tokyo tea leaves + Related News

Wednesday, October 19, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News Oct. 19,2011

 Radioactive cesium in levels above the government standard has been detected in tea leaves produced in Tokyo and Saitama, north of the capital. The contamination is believed to have been caused by the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant accident. Read more…

Japan:Genkai No.4 nuclear reactor stops operation + Related News

Tuesday, October 4, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News Oct. 4,2011

A reactor at the Genkai nuclear power plant in western Japan was shut down automatically on Tuesday, following a technical glitch with the unit’s cooling system. Read more…

Japan:Researchers say meltdown could have been avoided

Friday, September 16, 2011 Comments off

Japan:Radioactive release into sea estimated triple

Thursday, September 8, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Sept. 8,2011

A group of Japanese researchers say that a total of 15,000 terabecquerels of radioactive substances is estimated to have been released from the crippled Read more…

Japan:Simulation model projects radiation diffusion

Friday, June 24, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  June 24,2011

Researchers say radioactive substances leaked from the Fukushima Daiichi plant will reach ocean waters 4,000 kilometers away from the plant within a Read more…

Japan:Decontamination system meets performance target + More Related News

Friday, June 24, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  June 24,2011

Fallen device in Monju retrieved

TEPCO working to prevent overflow of toxic water Read more…

Japan:Nuclear operators submit safety reports

Thursday, June 16, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  June 16,2011

The Japanese operators of 2 nuclear reprocessing facilities have submitted reports on their strategies for dealing with loss of power sources, in the wake of the Fukushima crisis. Read more…

Japan:High radiation levels detected on seabed + Related News

Friday, May 6, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News May 6,2011

The operator of the Fukushima Daiichi power plant says it has detected high levels of radioactive materials on the seabed near the crippled nuclear complex. Read more…