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New radioactive water leak reported at Fukushima

Tuesday, March 27, 2012 Comments off

Photo: EPA

A fresh radioactive water leak has been reported at the Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan by the plant operator, the Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO). Read more…

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Japan – Death at Fukushima plant ruled from overwork

Friday, February 24, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News Feb. 24, 2012

Japanese labor authorities have ruled that a man’s death at the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant was due to his having to carry out demanding work while wearing stress-creating protective gear. Read more…

Fukushima – Temperature at no. 2 reactor rises again

Sunday, February 12, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News  Feb. 12, 2012

Tokyo Electric Power Company is trying to cool down one of the damaged reactors at its Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant after its temperature increased again. Read more…

Japan:One thermometer high at Fukushima No.2 reactor

Monday, February 6, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News  Feb. 6, 2012

The operator of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant says one of the thermometers in the damaged No.2 reactor has been indicating a rise in temperature. Read more…

Japan -TEPCO reports radioactive leak at Fukushima

Sunday, January 22, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News Jan 22, 2011

Photo: EPA

A fresh radioactive leak was reported at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, its operator TEPCO says.

A statement issued on Saturday says that 2 liters of radioactive water leaked from the No.2 reactor`s energy unit. Read more…

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…

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…

Japan:TEPCO plans to release radioactive water into sea

Thursday, December 8, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Dec. 8, 2011

The operator of the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant says it is considering releasing low-level radioactive water into the nearby sea. The Japanese fishery industry strongly opposes the plan. Read more…

JAPAN:TEPCO admits strontium leaked into Pacific Ocean

Wednesday, December 7, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Dec. 7, 2011

The operator of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant said on Tuesday that about 150 liters of water containing radioactive strontium has been discharged into the sea. The leak occurred even though the operator took preventive measures after similar incidents in April and May. Read more…

JAPAN: Radioactive strontium leaked into the sea – TEPCO

Tuesday, December 6, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Dec. 6, 2011

The operator of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant says about 150 liters of radioactive contaminated water, containing radioactive strontium, has leaked into the sea. Read more…