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Japan:TEPCO fails to clearly see inside damaged reactor

Thursday, January 19, 2012 Comments off

The operator of the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant has failed in an attempt to get clear images from inside damaged reactors using fiber-optic lines. Read more…

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Japan:Temporary problem with reactor monitoring system

Sunday, January 1, 2012 Comments off

The Japanese government’s nationwide nuclear reactor monitoring system failed to provide data for at least 24 hours before being restored on Saturday afternoon.

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Japan:Disaster debris still remain in Tohoku + Related Article

Thursday, December 29, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news Dec. 29, 2011
Fukushima plant’s backup generator failed in 1991


The Japanese government is struggling to remove millions of tons of debris from the country’s northeast, more than 9 months after the March earthquake and tsunami. Read more…

Japan:High radiation detected in male cedar flowers -Japan’s forestry agency

Tuesday, December 27, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news Dec. 27, 2011

Extremely high radiation levels of more than 250,000 becquerels per kilogram of radioactive cesium have been detected in male flowers of cedar trees in the no-entry zone near the damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. Read more…

Japan:Fukushima tells TEPCO no more nuclear plants

Tuesday, December 27, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news Dec. 27, 2011
The Fukushima governor has told the president of Tokyo Electric Power Company that the prefecture will request that all nuclear plants in Fukushima be decommissioned. Read more…

Japan:TEPCO warned against radioactive water leak + Related News

Wednesday, December 14, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Dec. 14, 2011
Radioactive water leaking from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant has earned the operator a reprimand. It was the second seepage from the plant’s desalination equipment in less than 10 days. Read more…

JAPAN:Fukushima releases radiation checkup results

Tuesday, December 13, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Dec. 13, 2011

Japan’s Fukushima Prefecture says a survey shows that radiation exposure levels among residents near the damaged nuclear plant are low, with little health impact. Read more…

Japan:Fire breaks out at facility of Tsuruga nuke plant

Tuesday, December 13, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Dec. 13, 2011
All preconditions to declare cold shutdown met


A fire broke out at the site of the Tsuruga nuclear power plant in Fukui Prefecture on Monday evening. Workers at the plant have brought it under control. Read more…

Japan:Full decontamination to start in Fukushima in Mar.

Monday, December 12, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Dec. 12, 2011

Japan’s Environment Ministry says it will delay the start of full decontamination work for no-entry zones and government-designated evacuation zones in Fukushima Prefecture until late March. Read more…

Japan:Increasing treated water becomes another headache

Friday, December 9, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Dec. 9, 2011

Rising amounts of water which has low-levels of radioactivity is starting to be a burden for the operator of the crippled Fukushima Daiichi power plant.

The utility was considering releasing the water into the sea but it postponed the decision due to strong protests from the fishery industry. Read more…