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Japan:TEPCO to install cooling system at No. 4 reactor

Saturday, June 11, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  June 11,2011
The operator of the damaged Fukushima nuclear power plant is preparing to install a circulatory cooling system for a spent nuclear fuel pool in the plant’s Number 4 reactor building. Read more…

Japan:Cooling system operating at No. 2 reactor + Related News

Tuesday, May 31, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  May 31,2011

New reactor postponed at Shimane nuke power plant
Oxygen cylinder bursts near No. 4 reactor
Cooling system operating at No. 2 reactor Read more…

Japan:Quake may have damaged key piping at No.3 reactor + Related News

Wednesday, May 25, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  May 25,2011

Radioactive water transfer halted at Fukushima

TEPCO: reactor damage includes holes
Radioactive water transfer halted at Fukushima
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Japan TEPCO: reactor damage includes holes

Wednesday, May 25, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  May 25,2011

The operator of the troubled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant says data analyses suggest damage to its reactors may have caused cracks and openings in the reactor containment vessels equivalent to a 10- Read more…

High levels of cesium detected above No.1 reactor + Related News

Wednesday, May 25, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  May 25,2011

The operator of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant says the density of radioactive cesium above the No.1 reactor is 18 times the permissible level for the edge of the plant’s compound. Read more…

Japan:Meltdowns also at No.2, No.3 reactors +Related News

Tuesday, May 24, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  May 24,2011
The operator of the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant says findings show that fuel meltdowns may have occurred at the No.2 and No.3 reactors within days of the March 11th earthquake. But it says both reactors Read more…

Japan:Video shows ongoing recovery efforts at Fukushima

Thursday, May 19, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  May 19,2011

BEIJING, May 19 (Xinhuanet) — New video footage has been released by the operator of the Fukushima nuclear plant showing the scale of the Read more…

Japan:Workers enter No.2 reactor building +Related News

Wednesday, May 18, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  May 18,2011

Workers have entered the No.2 reactor building at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant for the first time since an explosion there on March 15th.

The Tokyo Electric Power Company, or TEPCO, Read more…

Japan:Farmers to make 1st damages claim against TEPCO

Tuesday, May 17, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  May 17,2011

Farmers in Fukushima Prefecture plan to demand about 5.5 million dollars in damages from TEPCO over radioactive contamination from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant. Read more…

Japan:TEPCO to move radioactive water from No.3 reactor + Related News

Monday, May 16, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  May 16,2011

The operator of the troubled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant says it will start transferring highly radioactive water from the No.3 reactor building to a temporary storage facility as early as Read more…