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Tepco cracks open weather shield covering reactor building at Fukushima No. 1 – The Japan Times


The Japan Times

Tepco cracks open weather shield covering reactor building at Fukushima No. 1
The Japan Times
Tepco on Friday cracked open the cover over the reactor 1 building at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant. The covering was installed in a bid to contain radioactive dust after a hydrogen explosion shattered the building's exterior structure in March 2011.
Dismantling Of Fukushima Reactor 1 Faces Delays, US Judge Gives Sailor Go International Business Times AU
Nuclear fuel removal from Fukushima power plant postponedLa prensa
Removal of melted fuel from Fukushima No. 1 reactor delayed until 2025Mainichi Daily News

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Posted on 31 October 2014 | 8:27 am

Milestone for Fukushima Offshore Floating Wind Farm – The Maritime Executive


The Maritime Executive

Milestone for Fukushima Offshore Floating Wind Farm
The Maritime Executive
Preparatory works for the installation of the 7MW oil pressure drive-type wind turbine on the three-column semi-sub floater at Onahama port, Fukushima, are almost completed, and delivery of the floater from Nagasaki to Onahama started on Thursday as
MHI eyes February 7MW installationRecharge

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Posted on 30 October 2014 | 10:22 pm

After Fukushima, a glut of green energy in Japan – CBS News


CBS News

After Fukushima, a glut of green energy in Japan
CBS News
It's now rapidly turning into a fiasco as the cost proves prohibitive and utilities anticipate putting some nuclear reactors, shuttered since the March 2011 Fukushima disaster, back online. The unfolding green glut in Japan echoes similar experiences

Posted on 30 October 2014 | 2:38 pm

How Fukushima nuclear plant will be dismantled – Wired.co.uk


How Fukushima nuclear plant will be dismantled
Wired.co.uk
On March 11, 2011 a huge earthquake and tsunami tore apart Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, causing the meltdown of three reactors. Decommissioning the plant will be one of the largest engineering projects of our time, taking 40 years and …

Posted on 30 October 2014 | 11:25 am

Japan’s Tepco eyes 5-year delay in Fukushima fuel rod removal – Kyodo – Reuters


Reuters

Japan's Tepco eyes 5-year delay in Fukushima fuel rod removal – Kyodo
Reuters
The cask containing 22 fuel rods at the No. 4 reactor building on a trailer, is moved from the reactor building to another building where a common fuel pool is located, at the tsunami-crippled TEPCO's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Fukushima …

Posted on 30 October 2014 | 10:41 am

After Fukushima, Japan gets green boom _ and glut – Yahoo News


Yahoo News

After Fukushima, Japan gets green boom _ and glut
Yahoo News
It's now rapidly turning into a fiasco as the cost proves prohibitive and utilities anticipate putting some nuclear reactors, shuttered since the March 2011 Fukushima disaster, back online. The unfolding green glut in Japan echoes similar experiences
Judge: Sailors Can Sue California Company Over Fukushima ExposureInsurance Journal

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Posted on 30 October 2014 | 7:27 am

Would you eat “nuclear soup”? Japanese artists serve broth made with … – RocketNews24


Would you eat “nuclear soup”? Japanese artists serve broth made with
RocketNews24
Would you eat a bowl of soup made mainly with vegetables grown in Fukushima Prefecture? What if the cook swore to you that everything that went into the soup had been tested and was safe for human consumption? Would you be able to push all thoughts …

Posted on 29 October 2014 | 8:30 pm

Japan nuclear plant gets approval to restart, over three years after Fukushima – Reuters


Reuters

Japan nuclear plant gets approval to restart, over three years after Fukushima
Reuters
TOKYO (Reuters) – A town in southwest Japan became the first to approve the restart of a nuclear power station on Tuesday, a step forward in Japan's fraught process of reviving an industry left idled by the Fukushima catastrophe in 2011. Satsumasendai
Japan to reopen 1st nuclear plant after Fukushima disaster – despite volcano risksRT
First reactor to come online since FukushimaCCTV
Intl pact on N-damage compensation would help restoration in FukushimaThe Japan News
Daily News & Analysis -Asahi Shimbun -Newsweek
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Posted on 28 October 2014 | 6:18 pm

‘TEPCO covered up the truth about Fukushima disaster’ – RT


RT

'TEPCO covered up the truth about Fukushima disaster'
RT
TEPCO has hidden the truth about the Fukushima nuclear disaster and now drip feeds information so the public can get ready for the next piece of bad news, James Corbett, editor, The Corbett report, told RT's In the Now show. Journalist Jun Hori has

Posted on 28 October 2014 | 3:34 pm

Fukushima elects new governor in first election since 2011 disasters – The Japan Times


The Japan Times

Fukushima elects new governor in first election since 2011 disasters
The Japan Times
Asked Monday morning about priorities once he takes office, Uchibori said: “I want to rebuild the worst-hit parts of the evacuation zone, and then rebuild all of Fukushima (Prefecture). I'm reminding myself anew of the heavy responsibility. We must do
Shinzo Abe-Backed Candidate Wins in Fukushima VoteWall Street Journal
Fukushima begins dismantling nuclear plant's coverCCTV
New Fukushima governor must accelerate recovery from crisis, evacuees' returnChicago Tribune
AsiaOne -GlobalPost
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Posted on 27 October 2014 | 8:30 am

Fukushima – Yahoo News Search Results

Fukushima operator TEPCO posts solid mid-term profit

TOKYO: The operator of Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant posted a solid mid-term pre-tax profit Friday, despite not restarting idle nuclear reactors or hiking electricity rates.

Posted on 31 October 2014 | 12:31 pm

After Fukushima, a glut of green energy in Japan

Power utilities can't keep up with the flood of renewable energy companies trying to get on the grid

Posted on 30 October 2014 | 3:13 pm

After Fukushima, Japan gets green boom _ and glut

TOKYO (AP) – Like other Japanese who were banking on this country's sweeping move toward clean energy, Junichi Oba is angry.

Posted on 30 October 2014 | 1:02 pm

Fukushima sets off green boom and glut as utilities choke on cost, hope for return of nuclear

Like other Japanese who were banking on this country's sweeping move toward clean energy, Junichi Oba is angry.

Posted on 30 October 2014 | 7:23 am

Radioactive soil stored at Fukushima schools not covered by recent disposal law, has nowhere to go

FUKUSHIMA – Radioactive soil currently stored at schools in Fukushima Prefecture is not supposed to be transferred to radioactive waste storage facilities planned to be built near the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant, Jiji Press learned Tuesday.

Posted on 29 October 2014 | 8:00 am

New Fukushima gov. must accelerate recovery from crisis, evacuees’ return

The governor-elect of Fukushima Prefecture must display strong leadership to accelerate efforts for reconstruction from the crisis at Tokyo Electric Power Co

Posted on 28 October 2014 | 5:18 am

Fukushima chooses continuity in election

FUKUSHIMA, Japan – Masao Uchibori was able to win Sunday's gubernatorial election in Fukushima because voters wanted a stable leader who will steadily proceed with reconstruction from the damage caused by the crisis at Tokyo Electric Power Co.'s Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant. A former deputy governor of the prefecture, the 50-year-old Uchibori won the election thanks to the backing of both …

Posted on 28 October 2014 | 3:09 am

Japan prosecutors set to rule on possible Fukushima indictments

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese prosecutors must decide this month whether to charge Tokyo Electric Power Co former executives for their handling of the 2011 Fukushima disaster, in a process that could drag the wrecked nuclear plant's operator into criminal court. The judicial review is unlikely to see the former Tepco executives go to jail, legal experts say, but rehashing details of the meltdowns …

Posted on 23 October 2014 | 6:02 am

Fukushima film shows reality sinking in for 'nuclear refugees'

By Chris Gallagher TOKYO (Reuters) – Before the Fukushima nuclear crisis forced them from their homes, residents of Futaba had praised the Daiichi power plant as a "godsend" that brought jobs and money to the Japanese coastal town. Now, more than three years after the disaster, they remain stuck in cramped emergency housing facing the reality they will likely never go home, with Futaba set to …

Posted on 21 October 2014 | 6:54 am

Nuclear workers kept in dark on Fukushima hazard pay

By Mari Saito and Antoni Slodkowski HIRONO (Reuters) – Almost a year after Japan pledged to double hazard pay at the stricken Fukushima nuclear plant, workers are still in the dark about how much extra they are getting paid, if anything, for cleaning up the worst nuclear disaster since Chernobyl. Under pressure to improve working conditions at Fukushima after a series of radioactive water leaks …

Posted on 8 October 2014 | 1:01 am