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Fukushima Disaster: Former Nuclear Power Plant Executives to Stand Trial For Deaths of Over 40 People – Newsweek


Newsweek

Fukushima Disaster: Former Nuclear Power Plant Executives to Stand Trial For Deaths of Over 40 People
Newsweek
Three former executives at the Tokyo Electric Power Company (Tepco) are due to stand trial at Tokyo District Court Friday, in connection with the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster. The trio face criminal charges following three nuclear meltdowns after
Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant Officials Start Trial For 2011 DisasterInternational Business Times

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Posted on 28 June 2017 | 3:27 pm

Ex-bosses to go on trial over Fukushima disaster – The Straits Times


Nikkei Asian Review

Ex-bosses to go on trial over Fukushima disaster
The Straits Times
TOKYO (AFP) – Three former executives at Fukushima's operator stand trial this week on the only criminal charges laid in the 2011 disaster, as thousands remain unable to return to homes near the shuttered nuclear plant. The hearing on Friday (June30) …
Fukushima plant negligence trial to begin FridayNikkei Asian Review

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Posted on 28 June 2017 | 4:28 am

Japan to Dump Deadly Fukushima Waste into Pacific Ocean? – snopes.com


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Japan to Dump Deadly Fukushima Waste into Pacific Ocean?
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Japan has announced plans to dump 920,000 tons of deadly Fukushima nuclear waste into the Pacific ocean, saying that they can no longer contain the waste on land. Following the major tsunami in 2011 that resulted the reactors at the Fukushima Daiichi …

Posted on 28 June 2017 | 2:14 am

Japanese government conveys regret over Moon’s Fukushima … – The Japan Times


The Japan Times

Japanese government conveys regret over Moon's Fukushima …
The Japan Times
The government has expressed regret over recent remarks by South Korean President Moon Jae-in about the March 2011 crisis at the Fukushima No. 1 plant …

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Posted on 26 June 2017 | 2:29 pm

TEPCO vows decommissioning of Fukushima N-plant – The Japan News


TEPCO vows decommissioning of Fukushima N-plant
The Japan News
Jiji Press FUKUSHIMA (Jiji Press) — The new leaders of Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings Inc. told Fukushima Gov. Masao Uchibori on Monday of their resolve to promote the decommissioning of the company's disaster-crippled Fukushima No.

Posted on 26 June 2017 | 10:46 am

US sailors who ‘fell sick from Fukushima radiation’ allowed to sue Japan, nuclear plant operator – Telegraph.co.uk


Telegraph.co.uk

US sailors who 'fell sick from Fukushima radiation' allowed to sue Japan, nuclear plant operator
Telegraph.co.uk
A US appeals court has ruled that hundreds of American navy personnel can pursue a compensation suit against the government of Japan and Tokyo Electric Power Co. for illnesses allegedly caused by exposure to radioactivity in the aftermath of the 2011 …
New Tepco chief reaffirms Fukushima commitment, but underscored need for plant restartsThe Japan Times
9th Circ. Allows Sailors' $1B Fukushima Suit To Proceed – Law360Law360 (subscription)
US Sailors Allegedly Sick From Fukushima Radiation To Sue JapanThe Daily Caller
RT –Asahi Shimbun
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Posted on 23 June 2017 | 5:19 am

Energy Sec Rick Perry warns Fukushima could happen here if US doesn’t deal with its nuclear waste – CNBC


CNBC

Energy Sec Rick Perry warns Fukushima could happen here if US doesn't deal with its nuclear waste
CNBC
Energy Secretary Rick Perry on Tuesday warned that the United States could suffer a nuclear disaster like Japan's Fukushima catastrophe if it does not find a solution for its nuclear waste. The Trump administration believes that solution is a long

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Posted on 20 June 2017 | 8:35 pm

Fukushima fallout five years later: Cameco posts bigger-than-expected loss on scrapped Tepco contract – Financial Post


Financial Post

Fukushima fallout five years later: Cameco posts bigger-than-expected loss on scrapped Tepco contract
Financial Post
Cameco Corp, the world's second-biggest uranium producer, posted a bigger-than-expected quarterly loss, partly hurt by the termination of a contract by Tokyo Electric Power Co, operator of Japan's wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant. The Canadian company …
Fukushima nuclear disaster continues to weigh on uranium giant CamecoStockhouse

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Posted on 20 June 2017 | 2:02 pm

Japanese robot set to enter deadly radioactive water at earthquake-damaged Fukushima power plant – Telegraph.co.uk


Telegraph.co.uk

Japanese robot set to enter deadly radioactive water at earthquake-damaged Fukushima power plant
Telegraph.co.uk
A wave almost 30m tall in places crashed into the Japanese coast, killing thousands. At least 12,000 are understood to have drowned. But the earthquake's deadly legacy isn't contained to a single day, or even a single decade. The Fukushima Daiichi

Posted on 19 June 2017 | 5:44 pm

‘Little sunfish’ robot to swim in to Fukushima reactor – BBC News


BBC News

'Little sunfish' robot to swim in to Fukushima reactor
BBC News
It'll be a tough journey – previous robots sent in to the ruined nuclear reactor didn't make it back. Toshiba's swimming robot AFP. When a tsunami devastated parts of Japan's coastline in 2011, killing more than 18,000 people, it also hit the Fukushima
Swimming robot to study damage at Japan's Fukushima nuclear plantCBC.ca
Toshiba Has Unveiled a Swimming Robot to Assist in the Fukushima CleanupFuturism
Japanese scientists invent sunfish robot that will SWIM to the core of the Fukushima nuclear reactor to investigate …Daily Mail
The Australian –Mirror.co.uk
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Posted on 16 June 2017 | 4:23 am

Fukushima – BingNews

Japan to Dump Deadly Fukushima Waste into Pacific Ocean?

In accordance with a recommendation from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Japanese officials are considering diluting contaminated wastewater from the crippled Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant to a level of radioactivity regarded as safe, then …

Posted on 28 June 2017 | 8:34 am

Japanese Food Will Be Contaminated by Low-Level Radioactivity from Fukushima for Decades

Food in Japan will be contaminated by low-level radioactivity for decades following the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster, but not at a level which poses a serious risk to human health, according to new research. Scientists can predict with confidence what …

Posted on 28 June 2017 | 8:04 am

Fukushima plant negligence trial to begin Friday

TOKYO — The first hearing of a trial involving three former executives of what is now Tokyo Electric Power Co. Holdings relating to the catastrophic March 2011 Fukushima nuclear accident will be held at the Tokyo District Court on Friday. Former Tokyo …

Posted on 28 June 2017 | 2:43 am

Tokyo Electric Power : Former Fukushima executives to go on trial over nuclear disaster

The tsunami-sparked reactor meltdowns at the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant that set off the worst nuclear accident since Chernobyl in 1986 Three former Japanese utility executives stand trial this week on the only criminal charges laid in the 2011 …

Posted on 28 June 2017 | 1:28 am

3 former TEPCO execs to go on trial over Fukushima disaster

Three former executives of the wrecked Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant’s operator stand trial this week on the only criminal charges laid in the 2011 disaster, as thousands remain unable to return to homes near the shuttered nuclear plant. The …

Posted on 28 June 2017 | 1:17 am

Ex-Tepco execs to go on trial over Fukushima disaster

Three former Tokyo Electric Power Co. executives are set to stand trial this week on the only criminal charges laid in connection to the 2011 Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant disaster, as thousands remain unable to return to their homes near the …

Posted on 28 June 2017 | 1:07 am

Fukushima : Ex-bosses to go on trial over disaster

Three former executives at Fukushima’s operator stand trial this week on the only criminal charges laid in the 2011 disaster, as thousands remain unable to return to homes near the shuttered nuclear plant. The indictments are the first — and only …

Posted on 27 June 2017 | 10:56 pm

Ex-bosses to go on trial over Fukushima disaster

Three former executives at Fukushima’s operator stand trial this week on the only criminal charges laid in the 2011 disaster, as thousands remain unable to return to homes near the shuttered nuclear plant. The hearing on Friday comes more than a year after …

Posted on 27 June 2017 | 8:05 pm

TEPCO vows decommissioning of Fukushima N-plant

FUKUSHIMA (Jiji Press) — The new leaders of Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings Inc. told Fukushima Gov. Masao Uchibori on Monday of their resolve to promote the decommissioning of the company’s disaster-crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant.

Posted on 27 June 2017 | 1:44 pm

The Energy 202: Perry invokes Fukushima in reviving Yucca nuclear waste fight

Rick Perry told Congress on Tuesday that “we have a moral obligation” to safely and permanently store the nation’s nuclear waste– and that it should be stored in Nevada. In his first congressional testimony as secretary of energy, Perry acknowledged …

Posted on 21 June 2017 | 5:53 am

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