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Another day, another radioactive leak at Fukushima

Last Updated: Thursday, October 03, 2013, 15:47

Another day, another radioactive-water spill. The operator of the meltdown-plagued Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant says at least 430 litres (110 gallons) spilled when workers overfilled a storage tank without a gauge that could have warned them of the danger.

`Fukushima leak worsened because Japan acted slowly`

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 24, 2013, 14:26

Gregory Jaczko expressed surprise saying how it took Japan so long to start tackling the situation.

Japan acted too slowly on Fukushima radioactive leak: Ex-US nuke safety chief

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 24, 2013, 14:26

Gregory Jaczko expressed surprise saying how it took Japan so long to start tackling the situation.

Japan acted too slowly on Fukushima radioactive leak: Ex-US nuke safety chief

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 24, 2013, 14:26

Gregory Jaczko expressed surprise saying how it took Japan so long to start tackling the situation.

South Korean waters untouched by radioactive leak

Last Updated: Thursday, September 12, 2013, 15:53

An analysis conducted by South Korea`s Nuclear safety and Security Commission has revealed that the country`s waters adjacent to Japan are not affected by radioactive material, the oceans ministry said Thursday.

Fukushima radioactive leak seeping into groundwater: TEPCO

Last Updated: Friday, September 06, 2013, 19:56

Japan’s Tokyo Electric Power Co. has admitted that radioactive water leaking from Fukushima storage tank might have seeped into groundwater beneath the plant.

Fukushima crisis: `Ice wall` test to begin soon

Last Updated: Thursday, September 05, 2013, 15:08

The Japanese government will soon begin a test to surround the leaking Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant with an `ice wall` to arrest the flow of contaminated groundwater, government officials confirmed Thursday.

Japan minister at Fukushima after radioactive leak

Last Updated: Monday, August 26, 2013, 16:18

apan`s government was ramping up pressure on electric utility TEPCO after a huge leak of radioactive water at Fukushima, with a planned ministerial visit to the wrecked nuclear site Monday.

Japan says battle to stop nuclear plant leaks `urgent`

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 07, 2013, 18:40

Japan`s prime minister on Wednesday said Tokyo would get more involved in cleaning up the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant, as he described as "urgent" a battle to stop radioactive water from leaking into the ocean.

Radioactive leak may have slowed: Japan plant operator

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 05, 2011, 21:54

TEPCO said that it had slowed radioactive water flow from reactor No. 2.

6 workers contaminated by French radioactive leak

Last Updated: Thursday, May 27, 2010, 20:38

French nuke safety authorities say six people have been contaminated by a leak of radioactive cobalt in a foundry.