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Nuclear fuel removed from Fukushima Daiichi reactor – Press TV


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Nuclear fuel removed from Fukushima Daiichi reactor
Press TV
Three of the Fukushima plant's reactors experienced meltdowns following a 9.0-magnitude earthquake, which also triggered a tsunami, on March 11, 2011. The cooling systems of the plant's reactors were knocked out, leading to the meltdowns and leakage of …
First of four Fukushima reactors cleared of nuclear fuelRaw Story
All spent fuel removed from reactor 4 pool at Fukushima No. 1, Tepco saysThe Japan Times
TEPCO finishes removing fuel from Fukushima No. 4 poolThe Japan News

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Posted on 20 December 2014 | 3:47 pm

Earthquake Shakes Site Of Fukushima Disaster – Sky News


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Earthquake Shakes Site Of Fukushima Disaster
Sky News
The earthquake has shaken the Fukushima nuclear power plant near Iwaki, where three nuclear reactors went into meltdown following a 9.0 magnitude quake in 2011. Tokyo Electric Power (Tepco), which owns the plant, has said no irregularities have been …
5.9 magnitude earthquake hits Japan's Honshu island, rocks Fukushima reactorInternational Business Times UK
Earthquake strikes off Fukushima Prefecture; no tsunami warning issuedThe Japan Times
Fukushima Not Affected by Japan EarthquakeSputnik International
Shanghai Daily (subscription)
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Posted on 20 December 2014 | 10:24 am

6 tons of contaminated water leak at Japan’s Fukushima nuclear plant – Fox News


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6 tons of contaminated water leak at Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant
Fox News
As many as six tons of radioactive water has leaked into the ground at Japan's Fukushima nuclear power plant, the Tokyo Electric Power Company said this week. Crews were transporting the water to storage tanks when it leaked from pipes at the plant's …
Giant Filter From Richland Treating Leaking Radioactive Water In JapanKPLU News for Seattle and the Northwest
Richland Company Helps Treat Leaking Radioactive Water In JapanNorthwest Public Radio

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Posted on 19 December 2014 | 7:02 pm

Hundreds of Fukushima evacuees sue Tepco for ¥6 billion – The Japan Times


Hundreds of Fukushima evacuees sue Tepco for ¥6 billion
The Japan Times
In the case, filed with the Tokyo District Court, the 344 plaintiffs from Minamisoma, Fukushima Prefecture, are seeking ¥10 million in damages for mental suffering and monthly payments of ¥200,000 for three years from the utility once the evacuation
Over 3700 Fukushima Evacuees Yet to Claim Compensation: TEPCOSputnik International

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Posted on 19 December 2014 | 1:51 pm

Can Japan Recapture Its Solar Power? – MIT Technology Review (blog)


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Can Japan Recapture Its Solar Power?
MIT Technology Review (blog)
The post-Fukushima energy crisis, however, has fueled hopes for the country's renewable-power industry, particularly its solar businesses. As one of his last moves before leaving office in the summer of 2011, Prime Minister Naoto Kan established
Japan to revise scheme to deal with rush of solar powerEconomic Times
Clouds on the Horizon for Solar Power in JapanNippon.com

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Posted on 19 December 2014 | 5:04 am

Fukushima Exponentially More Dire than Chernobyl — Deteriorating Plant … – Center for Research on Globalization


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Fukushima Exponentially More Dire than Chernobyl — Deteriorating Plant
Center for Research on Globalization
Kevin Kamps, nuclear waste watchdog for Beyond Nuclear, Nuclear Hotseat, Dec 9, 2014 (at 37:00 in): “If the meltdown is bad enough, that's going to burn its way right through the foundations of the containment — like we've seen at Fukushima Daiichi.”.

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Posted on 18 December 2014 | 3:30 pm

Six tons of tainted water leak at Fukushima No. 1 during Korean safety tour – The Japan Times


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Six tons of tainted water leak at Fukushima No. 1 during Korean safety tour
The Japan Times
FUKUSHIMA – Up to 6 tons of radioactive water has leaked into the ground at the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant, according to Tokyo Electric Power Co. The water, which had been scrubbed by Units A and C of the advanced liquid processing …
Fukushima N-plant's water leak reportedThe Japan News

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Posted on 18 December 2014 | 9:24 am

The Fukushima Endgame: The Radioactive Contamination of the Pacific Ocean – Center for Research on Globalization


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The Fukushima Endgame: The Radioactive Contamination of the Pacific Ocean
Center for Research on Globalization
Nuclear radiation resulting from the March 2011 Fukushima disaster –which threatens life on planet earth– is not front page news in comparison to the most insignificant issues of public concern, including the local level crime scene or the tabloid
Decades of complications and cleanup remain at Japan's Fukushima nuclear plantStars and Stripes
Fukushima: The Video That'll Change Everything You Thought You KnewNeon Nettle
Second nuclear plant in Japan passes post-Fukushima safety controlsGlobalPost
Asahi Shimbun -Channel News Asia -International Business Times AU
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Posted on 17 December 2014 | 5:47 pm

Fukushima disaster far from over – WND.com


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Fukushima disaster far from over
WND.com
A lot of ink was consumed by media after the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station disaster in March 2011, and then everything got quiet. With most of the media silent about the cleanup, the public may think the worst is over and the operating
Watchdog: Radioactive Fukushima water to be cleaned, dumped into PacificRT
NRA head signals massive release of tainted water to help decommission Asahi Shimbun
Keep Fukushima on the radar 12-14-14OpEdNews

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Posted on 15 December 2014 | 12:54 am

Fukushima ‘dark tourism’ aims to rebuild city – KHON2


Fukushima 'dark tourism' aims to rebuild city
KHON2
FUKUSHIMA, JAPAN (CNN) – Japan's Fukushima nuclear disaster is leading to a new kind of “dark tourism.” Almost 4 years after the meltdown forced entire towns to evacuate, tour guides are taking people through abandoned neighborhoods. CNN finds out …

Posted on 1 December 2014 | 8:50 am

Fukushima – Yahoo News Search Results

Fukushima reactor cleared of N-fuel

The operator of Japan’s disaster-hit Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant says one of the four heavily damaged reactor buildings at the site has been cleared of radioactive fuel rods.

Posted on 20 December 2014 | 3:36 pm

Earthquake strikes off Fukushima Prefecture; no tsunami warning issued

An earthquake with an intensity of 4 on the Japanese scale to 7 rattled the Hamadori area of eastern Fukushima Prefecture at 6:31 p.m. Saturday, the Meteorological Agency said.

Posted on 20 December 2014 | 2:07 pm

First of four Fukushima reactors cleared of nuclear fuel

One of four heavily damaged reactor buildings at Japan's tsunami-battered Fukushima nuclear power plant has been cleared of radioactive fuel rods, the operator said Saturday. The overall cleanup work of the Fukushima plant is expected to take decades. A total of 1,535 fuel rod assemblies have been now taken out of the building after Tokyo Electric Power Co.'s (TEPCO's) yearlong operation, a …

Posted on 20 December 2014 | 1:04 pm

6 tons of contaminated water leak at Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant

As many as six tons of radioactive water has leaked into the ground at Japan’s Fukushima nuclear power plant, the Tokyo Electric Power Company said this week.  

Posted on 19 December 2014 | 7:08 pm

3,700 Fukushima evacuees running out of time to claim compensation

FUKUSHIMA – Some 3,700 of those forced to flee during the Fukushima nuclear crisis in March 2011 have yet to exercise their right to claim compensation from Tokyo Electric Power Co., according to a Tepco executive.

Posted on 19 December 2014 | 3:15 pm

Six tons of tainted water leak at Fukushima No. 1 during Korean safety tour

FUKUSHIMA – Up to 6 tons of radioactive water has leaked into the ground at the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant, according to Tokyo Electric Power Co.

Posted on 18 December 2014 | 6:06 pm

Unskilled recruited for Fukushima duty

"Out of work? Nowhere to live? Nowhere to go? Nothing to eat?" the online ad reads. "Come to Fukushima."        

Posted on 18 December 2014 | 12:46 pm

Decades of cleanup remain at Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant

Fukushima workers are still struggling to contain environmental impact of tsunami-triggered nuclear meltdown that started on March 11, 2011.

Posted on 17 December 2014 | 6:45 pm

Fukushima officials ask for Olympic preliminary events

The governor of Fukushima is urging Tokyo officials to spotlight his prefecture's recovery from a 2011 tsunami and nuclear accident by holding preliminary events for the 2020 Summer Olympics there.

Posted on 17 December 2014 | 5:44 pm

Fukushima wants to host Olympic events in 2020

Fukushima is keen to show it has fully recovered from the 2011 nuclear disaster by hosting some events for the 2020 summer Olympics in Tokyo.

Posted on 16 December 2014 | 7:11 pm