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Thursday, May 23, 2013
Fukushima nuclear plant cleanup may take over 40 years: IAEA
A United Nations nuclear watchdog team has said that Japan may need longer than the projected 40 yea...
Dead rats shut down Japan N-plant`s cooling system
The cooling system for the spent fuel pool at the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant in northeas...
IAEA urges Fukushima safety improvements
The International Atomic Energy Agency on Monday called on the operator of Japan`s crippled Fukushim...
Fukushima plant springs another radioactive leak
Japan`s crippled Fukushima nuclear plant has sprung yet another leak of radioactive water, its opera...
‘Fukushima may delay world nuclear energy growth by ten years’
The Fukushima nuclear disaster may even delay the growth of world nuclear energy market by ten years...
Radioactive water may have leaked from Fukushima: TEPCO
Radioactive water may have leaked into the ground from a tank at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power...
Shellfish species disappears near Japan`s crippled N-plant
A species of shellfish "Thais clavigera" has disappeared in a 30-km coastal area near Japan`s crippl...
Study tour reveals nuke crisis hit Fukushima products now radioactive free
Nuclear disaster in Japan`s Fukushima 2 years ago, appears now to be gradually receding, with offici...
Rat may have caused this week`s Fukushima outage
This week`s power outage at Japan`s tsunami-crippled nuclear plant may have been caused by a rat.
Power partially restored at nuclear plant in Japan
Japan`s March 11, 2011, earthquake and tsunami destroyed the plant`s power and cooling systems, caus...
Fukushima quake `heard at edge of space`
The great Tohoku earthquake that struck Japan in 2011, triggering a powerful tsunami that killed mor...
Fukushima fish contaminated with radioactivity
A fish caught near the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan had 2,500 times the legal limit of ...
People flee Japan nuke disaster to faraway Okinawa
Okinawa is about as far away as one can get from Fukushima without leaving Japan, and that is why Mi...
Hiring practices at Fukushima nuclear plant questioned
A recent survey of workers at the disaster-hit Fukushima Nuclear Power Station indicated questionabl...
IAEA team begins safety review at Rajasthan nuclear plant
An in-depth operational safety review of two atomic power plants at Rawatbhata in Rajasthan by an ex...
Fuel loading begins at Kudankulam
India`s nuclear operator has started loading enriched uranium fuel in the first reactor of the Kudan...
Japan sees nuke plants as deterrent against attack
As Japan`s defence chief, Satoshi Morimoto is destined to take part in the Cabinet’s imminent decisi...
TEPCO ordered to defer reporting looming explosion
Tokyo Electric Power Co has released about 150 hours of video records of the company`s teleconferenc...
`Fukushima radiation triggered mutations in butterflies`
Three generations of butterflies in Japan have been rendered mutant following the radioactive fallou...
Japan’s TEPCO releases video of Fukushima plant
TEPCO has released surveillance videos of the nuclear control centers during the crisis days after F...
Japan probes alleged cover-up at nuclear plant
Subcontractors allegedly forced workers at Fukushima Dai-ichi plant to underreport the amount of rad...
Second nuclear plant reactor reactivated in Japan
Japan’s Kansai Electric Power Co. has reactivated the reactor 4 at the Oi nuclear plant in Fukui Pre...
Japan`s Fukushima N-crisis was ‘man-made disaster’
Nuclear power returned to Japan`s energy mix as the first reactor to be restarted since 2011 earthqu...
Japan to restart two nuclear reactors
Japan`s Prime Minister Yoshiko Noda said the restart at the Oi nuclear power plant, in central Fukui...
Post-Fukushima, China upgrades N-emergency plan
China is updating its atomic emergency and safety plan and building capacity to handle nuclear acc...
Cut nuclear reliance to zero: Japan minister
Japan`s government struggles to persuade a wary public that it is safe to restart reactors.
Fukushima leak may have flowed into Pacific: TEPCO
Tokyo Electric Power Company said the leak was found early from a pipe attached to a temporary dec...
Japan to push anti-terror measures at nuke plants
The US had repeatedly warned Japan about vulnerabilities at its nuclear plants in case of a Septembe...
`Japan foresaw possible meltdown after quake hit plant`
Japanese government was aware of the possibility of a nuclear meltdown on the very day the complex ...
China to resume N-plants construction
China will resume constructing nuclear power plants that had been halted following an accident last ...
Japan: `Most towns unsure over nuclear stress test
The stress tests are aimed at showing the reactors can withstand the scale of disaster that crippled...
Japan finds water leaks at Fukushima plant
Fukushima plant was wrecked by a huge quake and tsunami in March last year, triggering the evacuatio...
Japan failed to keep records of key nuke meetings
Japan`s Deputy PM said that the minutes were not recorded at the time and called for them to be writ...
Indian Fukushima possible: Gopal Gandhi
On Koodankulam nuclear plant protests, former West Bengal governor Gopal Krishna Gandhi on Monday sa...
Japan reactor restarts; new glitch hits Fukushima
Officials at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant detected a radioactive gas associated with fi...
Japanese MP drinks water from Fukushima plant
A Japanese MP has drunk water collected from a radioactive puddle inside the crippled Fukushima Daii...
Japan nuke radiation higher than estimated
The Fukushima nuclear disaster released twice as much of a radioactive substance into the atmosphere...
Paper shows Japan feared aftershocks at nuke plant
The March quake and tsunami triggered meltdowns at Fukushima nuclear plant`s reactors.
Radiation hotspot detected in Tokyo: Reports
Researchers are carrying out stringent tests to map how far contamination has spread from Fukushima ...
Japan seeks local disposal of radiation-hit waste
The Japanese government seeks to dispose of waste contaminated with highly radioactive materials sp...
UN nuclear chief warns on post-Japan complacency
Amano presented a 12-point action plan that he said "represents a significant step forward in stre...
Fukushima No 3 reactor heads towards cold shutdown
TEPCO is considering applying the same method to the No 2 reactor.
Japan heatwave kills four, sends 900 to hospital
The mercury has risen above 35 degrees centigrade for three days in a row in much of Japan.
Fukushima N-plant clean-up will take decades: Japan
Japan`s prime minister said the decommissioning of the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant would take ...
Japan: Cooling system restored at Tepco`s No 5 plant
Fukushima plant reactors were severely damaged after earthquake and tsunami.
Japanese protest revised school radiation limit
Around 400 protesters flocked to the education and science ministry.
Evacuation begins from widened no-go zone near Fukushima plant
Japan started the first evacuations outside a government exclusion zone.
Japan seeks French, US expertise in nuclear crisis
France President praised the work being done at Fukushima nuclear plant.
Nuclear plants` safety `vitally important`: PM
The tragedy at the Fukushima Daichi nuclear power plant in Japan has raised world-wide concerns.
Past cover-ups at Japan`s nuke plant
The temperature readings for coolants had been falsified way back in 1985.
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