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Japan:Reactor decommissioning to take 40 years

Friday, December 16, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Dec. 16, 2011

With a condition of cold shutdown achieved, the focus now shifts to scrapping the crippled reactors of the Fukushima Daiichi plant, after removing the melted nuclear fuel. The job may take up to 40 years. Read more…

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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:Workers enter Fukushima Daini containment vessel

Monday, August 29, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  August 29,2011

Workers have entered a containment vessel at the Fukushima Daini nuclear power plant for the first time since it was hit by the March quake and tsunami. Read more…

Japan,Expert: Risks remain at Fukushima Daiichi plant

Wednesday, July 20, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  July 20,2011
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Japan:Radioactive level up again at reactor water intake + Related News

Monday, May 30, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  May 30,2011

The operator of the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant says it has detected higher levels of radioactive materials in seawater samples taken near the water intake at one of the reactors. Read more…

Japan:Fukushima plant prepares for wind and rain

Sunday, May 29, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  May 29,2011
Cooling system restored at No.5 reactor
Fukushima plant prepares for wind and rain

The operator of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant is Read more…

Japan:No.5 reactor temperature rises after pump failure

Sunday, May 29, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  May 29,2011

The operator of the damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant says temperatures in the Number 5 reactor and its spent fuel storage pool have risen due to pump failure. The reactor has been in a state of cold shutdown. 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…