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It's been more than six years since earthquakes and tsunamis ravaged the Fukushima reactors in Japan, but they are still causing problems, and containment is limping along. Part of the problem is that so much of the site is critically deadly to human beings. So scientists and roboticists are looking to ...
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 ...

For the past five years, the sake brewers of Fukushima, on a two-decade quest to develop premium products, have captured the most gold medals in a key national competition and have won numerous international awards. Drinkers worldwide have noticed the rising quality, with the result that sake exports ...
This year will mark the 7th anniversary of the nuclear accident at the Fukushima Daiichi plant that occurred in March, 2011. The plant's operator is hoping to eventually remove fuel debris from the damaged reactors. Fuel debris is a mixture of melted nuclear fuel and broken reactor parts. Removing the ...
China has proposed talks with Japan on whether to ease or lift an import ban on food from 10 prefectures imposed after the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster, Japan-China diplomatic sources said Sunday. The Chinese side offered to set up a working group to discuss the matter in response to a request by ...

Japan's Nuclear Regulation Authority today gave a formal green light to the operator of the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant to restart two reactors, the first since the 2011 atomic crisis. The nuclear watchdog handed its approval to the Tokyo electric power Co (TEPCO) following a month of public hearings, ...
At the end of the day, it's a camera on a stick. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara). The latest innovation from Japan to investigate the melted core of the Fukushima #1 reactor is a camera on a really long telescoping stick--which should be vaguely familiar to anyone who has recently visited a tourist hotspot.
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 ...
Fukushima - The blanket radiation checks conducted on rice grown in meltdown-hit Fukushima Prefecture have recently come under debate ...
Photo/Illutration Rakuten Inc.'s drone used in the delivery of fried foods in the Odaka district of Minami-Soma, Fukushima Prefecture (Kentaro ...
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 ...
drones are delivering food to residents of a Japanese town devastated by the Fukushima nuclear disaster where access to shops is limited.
The trial will operate out of Lawson's Minamisoma-Odaka store in Minamisoma City, Fukushima Prefecture. This initiative is the first of its kind in ...
A film team that specialises in surreptitiously accessing abandoned places has produced new footage showing the ghost towns left behind after ...
A team of YouTubers has braved the hazardous fallout of Fukushima to document the abandoned homes and businesses left in the aftermath of ...

Photo/Illutration Contaminated soil produced during cleanup in communities affected by the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster is carried on ...
Fukushima (Jiji Press)--Japan's Environment Ministry started bringing tainted soil into one of the interim storage facilities for radioactive waste ...
Jiji Press Fukushima (Jiji Press) -- The Environment Ministry started Saturday bringing tainted soil to one of its interim storage facilities for ...
Jiji Press TOMIOKA, Fukushima (Jiji Press) -- Train operations were resumed Saturday on a Joban Line section in Fukushima Prefecture after ...
NIHONMATSU/IWAKI, Fukushima PREF. - For Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, the two biggest election-defining issues of Sunday's Lower House ...
The scheduling of Tokyo 2020 Olympic events at Fukushima is being seen as a Public Relations exercise to dampen fears over continuing ...
robots have become central to the cleaning-up operation at Japan's Fukushima nuclear power plant, six years after the tsunami that triggered ...
A Japanese court on Tuesday [Oct. 10] ordered the government and the operator of the Fukushima nuclear plant to pay 500 million yen ($4.5 ...
A Japanese court on Tuesday [Oct. 10] ordered the government and the operator of the Fukushima nuclear plant to pay 500 million yen ($4.5 ...
A nuclear evacuee from Fukushima will claim Japan's government has violated the human rights of people who fled their homes after the 2011 ...
Tokyo -- A district court in Fukushima, the site of the nuclear meltdowns in 2011 that forced thousands of people to evacuate their homes, ...
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 ...
That shouldn't happen as a result of this newly identified cesium seep, according to the paper. "No one is either exposed to, or drinks, these ...
The operator of Japan's stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant has been given initial approval to restart reactors at another atomic ...
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 ...
A Japanese convenience store chain teamed up with a tech company to deliver fried chicken and other warm meals to those who returned to ...
Photo/Illutration An intermediate storage facility under construction in Okuma, Fukushima Prefecture, in February, with the Fukushima No.
"The plaintiffs in Fukushima case have called on defendants for reinstating the levels of radioactivity at their homes before the disaster, but the ...
Radioactive, contaminated water may have leaked from the destroyed Fukushima Daiichi nuclear reactor in Japan into nearby groundwater, ...
Fukushima - Fukushima Prefecture has teamed up with major Entertainment company Yoshimoto Kogyo Co. as the prefecture reopens a ...
The discovery of falsely configured monitoring equipment at the stricken Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant means the groundwater flowing ...
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 ...
AN earthquake has struck off the east coast of Japan - just 200 miles east of Fukushima nuclear plant. The tremor is said to have measured ...
Fukushima nuclear plant worker exposed to small dose of radiation - Tepco | 08 Sept 2017 | A worker dismantling tanks at Japan's wrecked ...
VICTORIA (NEWS 1130) - Radioactive contamination from a nuclear power plant disaster in Fukushima back in 2011 has never reached ...
Contamination levels detected in the north Pacific are thousands of times lower than what was found off Fukushima after the disaster.
A worker dismantling tanks at Japan's wrecked Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant was found to have been exposed to a small amount of ...
By year-end, Russia and Japan will start joint efforts to clean up after the accident at the Fukushima nuclear power plant. Russian president ...
The MEPs' text highlighted that, under the commission's proposal, rice and derived products from the Fukushima Prefecture would no longer be ...
Having worked as correspondents in Japan since the Fukushima disaster, we have closely followed the progress of the "red zone" around the ...
The two companies have been working on a robotic clean-up crew to dispose of nuclear fuel debris left at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power ...
Kazuto Tatsuta's Ichi-F: A worker's Graphic Memoir of the Fukushima nuclear power plant occupies a unique position in the history of comics.


 

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