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Japan:Genkai mayor retracts plant restart consent

Thursday, July 7, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  July 7,2011
The mayor of Genkai Town in southwestern Japan has retracted his approval for the restart of 2 reactors at a nuclear power plant in his town.

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Japan:Saga governor to decide in weeks on plant restart

Saturday, July 2, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  July 2,2011
The governor of Saga Prefecture in southwestern Japan has indicated that he will decide within a few weeks whether to approve the restart of reactors at a local nuclear power plant. Read more…

Japan:66th anniversary of battles in Okinawa – WWII

Thursday, June 23, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  June 23,2011

Japan’s southernmost prefecture of Okinawa is marking the 66th anniversary of the end of fighting between the Japanese Army and US forces during World War Two.

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Japan:Wastewater rises, fears mount

Thursday, June 2, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  June  2,2011

The operator of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant is struggling to remove pools of highly radioactive wastewater as fears of an overflow get more intense. Read more…

Japan:Nuclear plant cooling system manually shut down

Tuesday, May 17, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  May 17,2011

The operator of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant says workers may have manually shut down the No.1 reactor’s emergency cooling system in order to prevent damage to the reactor. It says Read more…

Kan: Fukushima plant may be contained as scheduled

Monday, May 16, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  May 16,2011

Prime Minister Naoto Kan says the accident-stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant may be brought under control in 6 to 9 months as laid out in a timetable released by its operator last Read more…

Japan:All Hamaoka reactors shut down

Saturday, May 14, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  May 14,2011
The last operating reactor at the Hamaoka nuclear power plant in central Japan was shut down on Saturday as part of the process to suspend the plant’s operations. Read more…

Japan:Hamaoka No.4 reactor shut down + Related News

Friday, May 13, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  May 13,2011

Hamaoka No.4 reactor shut down
NISA: no need to flood No.1 reactor
TEPCO to review No. 1 reactor plan

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Japan:More Fukushima evacuees briefly return home

Thursday, May 12, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  May 12,2011

More nuclear evacuees have made brief returns to their homes near Japan’s troubled Fukushima nuclear plant.

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Japan:35 Japanese reactors are soon to be out of line

Thursday, May 12, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  May 12,2011

Japan is shutting down so many nuclear reactors because of the earthquake and other reasons that only about a third of its 54 reactors will be operating by late May. Read more…