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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:Highly radioactive water found near No.2 reactor

Friday, January 20, 2012 Comments off

The operator of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant has found 500 tons of highly radioactive water near the crippled No.2 reactor. Read more…

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: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:Cooling system stopped without director’s consent

Thursday, December 22, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Dec. 22, 2011

A panel investigating the accident at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant says operators halted one of the reactors’ emergency cooling systems without informing the plant director. 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…

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: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…