Posts Tagged ‘Nuclear safety’

Japan:Polyester covering installed at No.1 reactor + Related News

Monday, October 17, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News Oct. 17,2011

A covering of thick polyester sheets has been attached to steel frames at the damaged No.1 reactor building at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant.

Tokyo Electric Power Company plans to complete the covering and verify its effectiveness by the end of October. Read more…

Japan:High hydrogen levels in pipes at No.1 reactor

Thursday, September 29, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Sept. 29,2011


The operator of the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant says that high densities of hydrogen have built up in pipes connected to the No. 1 reactor.

Tokyo Electric Power Company says that an explosion is unlikely as there is no oxygen in the pipes, but that it will begin work to drain the gas starting on Thursday. Read more…

FRANCE:French nuclear agency declares accident terminated

Tuesday, September 13, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Sept. 13,2011

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JAPAN:More radiation exposure at Fukushima plant

Friday, September 2, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Sept. 2,2011

Japan’s nuclear safety agency has instructed Tokyo Electric Power Company, the operator of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power station, to improve safety measures for workers at the crippled plant. 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…

G8 summit: from Libya to nuclear safety

Saturday, May 28, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  May 28,2011
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The heads of state of the world’s most developed countries gathered for a G8 summit at the 19th century French resort of Deauville this week. One of the outcomes of the summit is the unanimous Read more…

Japan:Photos show workers inside reactor building + Related News

Monday, May 9, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  May 9,2011

The operator of the damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant has released photographs showing workers inside one of the reactor buildings. Read more…

Japan:Belated release of radiation forecast data +Related News

Monday, May 2, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News May 2,2011

The Japanese government is about to begin releasing data projecting the spread of radiation from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant that it initially withheld for fear of causing panic. Read more…

Kan: safety measures insufficient +Related News

Sunday, May 1, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News May 1,2011

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Japan:Radioactive level up at reactor water intake +Related News

Friday, April 22, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News April 22,2011

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