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Japan:Fukushima City begins decontamination work

Tuesday, October 18, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News Oct. 18,2011

 

Fukushima City has launched a massive campaign to clean up radioactive materials, with the ultimate goal of decontaminating all homes and public facilities. Read more…

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Japan:Decontamination plan compiled

Tuesday, October 11, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News Oct. 11,2011

The Japanese Environment Ministry has come up with a revised plan to clear away radioactive substances from the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant. Read more…

Belgium:IAEA reports incident at Belgian nuclear waste sit

Thursday, October 6, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News Oct. 6,2011

A UN nuclear agency says 3 people are being checked for radiation exposure at a nuclear-waste processing facility in Belgium.

The International Atomic Energy Agency made the announcement in Vienna on Wednesday. Read more…

FRANCE:French nuclear agency declares accident terminated

Tuesday, September 13, 2011 Comments off

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France:Explosion occurs at French nuclear facility

Monday, September 12, 2011 Comments off

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Japan:Radioactive water still threatens to overflow

Thursday, June 16, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  June 16,2011

The operator of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant is under pressure to ensure the flawless operation of a system to decontaminate radioactive water, which threatens to overflow. Read more…

Japan:TEPCO to use filters at plant

Thursday, June 9, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  June 9,2011

The operator of the damaged Fukushima nuclear power plant has briefed Japan’s nuclear regulator on equipment for removing highly radioactive substances in water at the facility. Read more…

Japan:Work under way for transfer of contaminated water

Sunday, April 17, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News April 17,2011

The level of radioactive water that has accumulated on the premises of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant keeps rising amid concern that the water might overflow, further polluting the ocean. Read more…