Posts Tagged ‘Nuclear power’

Japan – Protestors say “No” to nuclear power plants

Monday, March 12, 2012 Comments off

Around 30,000 protestors came together in France on Sunday to form a human chain to call for an end to nuclear energy.

One year after the accident at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, people linked arms for some 230 kilometers along a major road in southeastern France, where many nuclear facilities are located. Read more…

Iran to start uranium enrichment at a new site

Monday, January 9, 2012 Comments off

Iran says it will begin enriching uranium at a new nuclear plant in central Iran, ignoring UN resolutions banning such a move.

Iran’s nuclear chief, Fereydoun Abbasi Davan, said on Saturday that a nuclear enrichment plant near the city of Qom will be producing uranium with a purity of 20 percent in the near future. Read more…

Fukashima Power Plant is Stable – Japan PM

Friday, December 16, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Dec. 16, 2011
Japan’s Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda says the crippled reactors at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant have been successfully brought to a state of cold shutdown. Read more…

Japan:TEPCO retracts criticality call +Related Article

Thursday, November 3, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 3 ,2011

The operator of the Fukushima nuclear power plant has retracted an earlier assessment that a continuous nuclear reaction, or a criticality, could have taken place in the damaged Number 2 reactor.

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FRANCE:French nuclear agency declares accident terminated

Tuesday, September 13, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Sept. 13,2011

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Japan:Radiation effect on children’s thyroid glands

Sunday, August 14, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  August 14,2011

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Japan:IAEA chief says cooling operation going as planned

Tuesday, July 26, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  July 26,2011
The head of the International Atomic Energy Agency says operations to bring the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant under control are going as planned. Read more…

UN meeting on atomic energy urges stronger, effective nuclear safety standards

Tuesday, June 21, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  June 21,2011

20 June 2011 –A conference held by the United Nations atomic energy agency today called for stronger national and international measures to ensure the highest and most effective levels of nuclear safety in the wake of the accident at Japan’s Fukushima Read more…

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:TEPCO plans to plug all potential leaks

Thursday, June 2, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  June  2,2011

The Tokyo Electric Power Company, or TEPCO, plans to plug all potential leaks of highly radioactive water from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in June. Read more…