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Japan's Fukushima nuclear cleanup hampered by contaminated water woes

Nov 13, 2014

Japan's Fukushima nuclear cleanup hampered by contaminated water woes

More than three years into the massive cleanup of Japan's tsunami-damaged nuclear power plant, only a tiny fraction of the workers are focused on key tasks such as preparing for the dismantling of the broken reactors and removing radioactive fuel rods. #Japan #Environment #NewsTracker #Tepco #Fukushima Dai-ichi #Nuclear plant #Akira Ono #Yamagishi
Japan will restart nuclear plants only when it's 100 percent safe, says PM  Abe

Sep 23, 2014

Japan will restart nuclear plants only when it's 100 percent safe, says PM Abe

Japan will not restart closed-down nuclear plants unless safety is restored 100 percent, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Monday. #Japan #Prime Minister #Renewable energy #nuclear plants #New York #General Assembly #Shinzo Abe #fossil fuel
Japan to restart first nuclear reactor post Fukushima disaster

Jul 16, 2014

Japan to restart first nuclear reactor post Fukushima disaster

The regulators said the plant is now deemed capable of avoiding severe accidents such as the Fukushima Dai-ichi meltdowns in an equally serious situation. #World #ThisisNext #Japan #Fukushima #Nuclear safety #Disaster #Kyushu Electric Power Co #Sendai Nuclear Power Station #Dai-ichi nuclear plant
Typhoon Neoguri hits Japan's mainland, to reach Fukushima nuke plant soon

Jul 11, 2014

Typhoon Neoguri hits Japan's mainland, to reach Fukushima nuke plant soon

The typhoon is likely to reach areas near the tsunami-crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant by Friday morning. The site's operator said workers were bracing for the storm. #Japan #NewsTracker #Natural Disaster #Disaster #Fukushima Nuclear Plant #Heavy rains #Okinawa #Typhoon Neoguri #Japanese Meteorological Agency #Mainland Japan
Angry Tepco shareholders in Japan demand end to nuclear plants

Jun 26, 2014

Angry Tepco shareholders in Japan demand end to nuclear plants

Furious shareholders of the company that runs Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear power station joined campaigners today to demand the permanent closure of the utility's atomic plants as it held its annual meeting. #World #Japan #NewsTracker #Fukushima #Tepco #Niigata #Kashiwazaki-Kariwa nuclear plant