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Tokyo electric power Company Holdings aims to investigate the area beneath the reactor pressure vessel through which nuclear fuel is believed to have melted, a step in planning how to remove the fuel for the ultimate decommissioning of the plant. Tepco will insert a 13-meter long pipe at the bottom of the ...
In this July 27, 2017 file photo, contaminated water storage tanks are seen on the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant grounds, in Okuma, Fukushima Prefecture. (Mainichi). Airborne radiation in "difficult to return" zones around the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant was as high as around 8.48 microsieverts per ...

The operator of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant says it will resume an inspection of the crippled No. 2 reactor Friday, using a telescopic arm, hoping to obtain images of melted nuclear fuel. Tokyo electric power Company Holdings Inc (TEPCO) aims to investigate the area beneath the reactor ...
The operator of the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant has said it will resume late this week a survey of the crippled No. 2 reactor using a telescopic arm, hoping to obtain images of melted nuclear fuel. In Friday's survey, Tokyo electric power Company Holdings Inc. aims to investigate the area beneath ...
Justin McCurry (Fukushima looms large as Japan plans to restart world's biggest nuclear plant, 28 December) quotes critics of the proposed reopening of the 8.2GW Kashiwazaki-Kariwa nuclear plant in Japan, who say chaos would ensue if the plant failed and the 420,000 people who live within 20 miles of ...
Recent reporting of a huge radiation measurement at Unit 2 in the Fukushima Daichi reactor complex does not signify that there is a peak in radiation in the reactor building. All that it indicates is that, for the first time, the Japanese have been able to measure the intense radiation given off by the molten fuel, ...

Fukushima nuclear plant operator wins first safety approval since disaster. AFP|. Updated: Dec 27, 2017, 12.11 PM IST. 0Comments. Fukushima-nuke-ap The two reactors are situated at the Kashiwazaki-Kariwa nuclear plant, one of the world's biggest and the largest in Japan. Tokyo: Japan's nuclear watchdog ...
In light of the 2011 Fukushima nuclear crisis, the Fukushima Prefectural government is hoping to find a new, faster and easier way to certify the safety of homegrown rice to ease the burden on local farmers. The blanket radiation-screening method used in Fukushima is not known for being quick and ...
Toshiba Corp.'s energy systems unit on Friday unveiled a long telescopic pipe carrying a pan-tilt camera designed to gather crucial information about the situation inside the reactor chambers at Japan's tsunami-wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant. The device is 13 meters (43 feet) long and designed to give ...
Toshiba Corp. unveiled a pan-tilt camera which it jointly developed with the International Research Institute for Nuclear Decommissioning (IRND), to inspect the interior of the damaged primary containment vessel of Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power Station Unit 2 in Yokohama, Friday, Dec. 22, 2017.
Tokyo electric power Company (TEPCO), the operator of the Fukushima plant, is short on time to decide what to do with some one million tons of radioactive water it has been storing in hundreds of tanks at the plant, Japan's Nuclear Regulation Authority [NRA] Chairman Toyoshi Fuketa told the mayor of ...
Now, the same utility, Tokyo electric power [Tepco], is attempting to banish its Fukushima demons with a push to restart two reactors at Kashiwazaki-kariwa, one of its three nuclear plants. Only then, it says, can it generate the profits it needs to fund the decommissioning of Fukushima Daiichi and win back ...
Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has been filmed drinking a can of peach juice from Fukushima, the Japanese region hit by nuclear disaster following the 2011 earthquake and tsunami. In the video, tweeted by his visiting Japanese counterpart Tarō Kōno, Mr Johnson is seen swigging from a can at the ...
A Tokyo electric power Co. employee who developed leukemia after battling the Fukushima nuclear disaster was awarded workers' compensation, the fourth ... After the Great East Japan earthquake and tsunami battered the nuclear plant on March 11, 2011, the employee was engaged in emergency ...
In September, Rosatom offered its services to Japan to assist in cleaning up at the Fukushima NPP and in decommissioning other unsafe nuclear power plants. That followed Russian president Vladimir Putin's announcement that Russia and Japan will start joint efforts to clean up after the accident.
HO, CHI MINH CITY - Vietnam last year abandoned plans to build the country's first nuclear power plants with Japanese and Russian assistance due to heightened concern over nuclear energy in the wake of events such as the Fukushima nuclear disaster, according to former President Truong Tan Sang.
Although 34.5 billion yen ($309 million) in taxpayer money has funded an "ice wall" to keep out groundwater from the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear ...

Above ground, the tsunami-hit Fukushima nuclear power plant has had a major face-lift since the 2011 disaster. Inside and underground ...
Japan cannot agree on what to do with a million tonnes of radioactive water being stored at the destroyed Fukushima nuclear power plant ...
Homes should not be abandoned after a big nuclear accident ... happened in March 2011 following the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster.
Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, Japan -- Four engineers hunched before a bank of monitors, one holding what looked like a ...
The plaintiffs claim Boston-based GE knowingly used a reactor design at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant that would fail to protect ...
General Electric Co., the Boston-based conglomerate, is facing a federal lawsuit over its role in the Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan in ...
Fukushima - Disposal began Friday of low-level radioactive waste generated by the Fukushima nuclear disaster, more than six years after ...
The Fukushima nuclear plant was destroyed in March 2011 by a 9-magnitude earthquake and the subsequent tsunami, exposing enormous ...
CHILLING footage from inside Fukushima offers a glimpse into a world left behind after the nuclear disaster. It is only six years since the ...
Haunting footage from inside Fukushima shows the businesses and homes that were abandoned after a catastrophic nuclear crisis.
Fukushima's nuclear power plant had 3 nuclear meltdowns. The Japanese govt. evacuated everyone within a 12-18 mile radius. Now, the govt. says radiation levels in many areas are safe. But few former residents have actually returned. Some of the first people to set foot here after 6 years are these two ...
DOCUMENTARY makers entered the no-go zone to capture eerie images of the abandoned city of Fukushima, six years after its nuclear plant ...
In our work since Fukushima, we have tried to answer two questions: What is the current status of nuclear energy in Asia? Does nuclear power ...
A film team that specialises in surreptitiously accessing abandoned places has produced new footage showing the ghost towns left behind after ...
The scheduling of Tokyo 2020 Olympic events at Fukushima is being seen as a Public Relations exercise to dampen fears over continuing ...
A court in Japan has ordered the government and the operator of the wrecked Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant to pay 500m yen ...
Friday's temblor struck at about 4 a.m. EDT near the Japan Trench, about 200 miles away from the Fukushima nuclear disaster site, according ...
The operator of Japan's stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant has been given initial approval to restart reactors at another atomic ...
The Japanese company in charge of cleaning up one of the world's worst nuclear disasters said Friday its latest error may have caused ...
There's been another delay in the plan to clean up the Fukushima nuclear plant. The Japan Times reported today that the country's government ...
Cleanup plans at the Fukushima nuclear plant will be delayed yet again, officials announced Tuesday. It's been more than six years since an ...
Today marked the fourth time Japan atomic power Co. filed an application with the Nuclear Regulation Authority for an extension, but the first time one was made on behalf of the plant's boiling water reactor. As the Japan Times reported, that reactor is the same type as the one used at the Fukushima No.
On March 11, 2011, the tsunami caused by the Tōhoku earthquake prompted a nuclear disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant ...
General Electric Co., the Boston-based conglomerate, is facing a federal lawsuit over its role in the Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan in ...
... remotely piloted robots transmitted what officials believe was a direct view of melted radioactive fuel inside Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power ...
It's been more than six years since a nuclear disaster ravaged the Fukushima power plant. Now, a specialized robot has been able to capture ...
robots have become central to the cleaning-up operation at Japan's Fukushima nuclear power plant, six years after the tsunami that triggered ...
An aquatic robot called Avexis is being tested in Japan ahead of being deployed into the damaged core of the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear ...
He added that more has to be done in addressing the generally negative perception of Malaysians towards nuclear energy, especially after the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster in Japan due to the Tohoku earthquake in 2011. The disaster had also ...
A mayor in southwestern Japan approved a plan Tuesday to restart two nuclear reactors in his town, a step toward the resumption of a third atomic power plant in Japan since the 2011 Fukushima disaster. "While taking the assembly's approval seriously, ...
Every month, Harumi Sugiyama and Yumiko Hongo visit an apartment complex in Tokyo accommodating people who fled the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster, listening to the evacuees as they talk about their daily lives, frustrations and sorrows. The two are ...
The American West Coast is also contaminated, and traces of seaborne cesium 123 [sic, Cesium 123 does not exist, but we will assume the author meant cesium-134] (the indicator of Fukushima nuclear contamination) can still be detected in the ocean ...
Six years after the nuclear disaster in Fukushima, engineers remain vexed by a key question: What damage did the massive earthquake cause at the atomic plant before it was hit by the subsequent tsunami?


 

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