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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…

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Japan:TEPCO told to probe radioactive water leak + Related News

Monday, December 5, 2011 Comments off

Japan’s nuclear agency has ordered the operator of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant to explain the cause of the latest leakage of radioactive water into the ocean, and what measures will be taken to prevent a recurrence. Read more…

Japan:TEPCO issues interim report on Fukushima accident

Friday, December 2, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Dec. 2, 2011

The Tokyo Electric Power Company has released an interim report on its in-house probe into the nuclear disaster at the firm’s Fukushima Daiichi power plant. Read more…

Japan:Panel studies aging effect on Fukushima accident

Tuesday, November 29, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Nov. 29,2011
Expert urges probe of No.2 reactor leak

TEPCO says no explosion occurred at No.2 reactor

Panel studies aging effect on Fukushima accident

Japanese nuclear experts are investigating how the aging of facilities factored into the accident that struck the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in March. Read more…

Japan:Rice shipments from district in Fukushima banned + RElated News

Thursday, November 17, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News Nov. 17,2011
The Japanese government has ordered Fukushima Prefecture to suspended shipments of rice from a district of the prefecture as radioactive cesium higher than the state limit has been detected. Read more…

Japan:No criticality in Fukushima

Tuesday, November 8, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 8 ,2011

Japan’s nuclear agency has confirmed that sustained nuclear fission did not take place at the Fukushima nuclear power plant last week.

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Japan:TEPCO retracts criticality call +Related Article

Thursday, November 3, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 3 ,2011

The operator of the Fukushima nuclear power plant has retracted an earlier assessment that a continuous nuclear reaction, or a criticality, could have taken place in the damaged Number 2 reactor.

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Japan:TEPCO – Reactor may have gone critical + Related Articles

Wednesday, November 2, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 2 ,2011

The operator of the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant says it found in the facility’s No.2 reactor radioactive substances that could have resulted from continuous nuclear fission. Read more…

Japan:Xenon detected in No.2 reactor

Wednesday, November 2, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 2 ,2011

The operator of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant has poured water containing boric acid into the No. 2 reactor.

The move followed the detection of a radioactive substance, xenon, in the reactor’s containment vessel, indicating that nuclear fission may have resumed. Read more…

Japan to achieve cold shutdown of Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant by yearend: envoy

Wednesday, November 2, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 2 ,2011
UNITED NATIONS, Nov. 1 (Xinhua) — Japan said here Tuesday that the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant crippled after a massive earthquake and its resulting tsunami ion March, is in a situation that is “moving steadily Read more…