Late Fukushima manager flagged risks of Japan's big nuclear plants

The late manager of Japan`s destroyed Fukushima plant questioned the safety of large nuclear facilities, documents showed on Thursday, potentially affecting the debate over the restart of the world`s biggest nuclear power station.

Japan says it will approve Fukushima operator`s revival plan

The plan hinges on Tokyo Electric (Tepco) restarting its Kashiwazaki Kariwa nuclear plant to cut fossil fuel costs, a contentious issue staunchly opposed by the local governor.

Japan OKs fuel removal from pool at nuke plant

Japanese regulators have given a final approval for a plan to remove fuel rods from an uncontained cooling pool at a damaged reactor building considered as the highest risk at the crippled nuclear plant.

Japan ruling-party panel to propose break-of Fukushima operator: Media

A Japanese ruling-party panel will recommend the break-up of Tokyo Electric Power Co after shortcomings in the firm`s handling of clean-up operations at the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant, Japanese media said on Wednesday.

Fukushima leak contaminates six people with radioactive water

Six workers were drenched in a leak at Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant on Wednesday after a pipe was leaked by mistake.

High levels of radioactive Strontium in Fukushima groundwater

High levels of a toxic radioactive isotope have been found in groundwater at Japan`s Fukushima nuclear plant.

Power partially restored at nuclear plant in Japan

Japan`s March 11, 2011, earthquake and tsunami destroyed the plant`s power and cooling systems, causing three reactor cores to melt and fuel storage pools to overheat.

Fukushima operator shutting down last running reactor

The No 6 unit at the company`s Kashiwazaki-Kariwa
plant is expected to be shut down early on Monday, leaving all
of the 17 reactors idle.

TEPCO seeks $9 bn more for Fukushima compensation

TEPCO asked a govt-backed bailout body for an additional 690 billion yen to help compensate victims of the nuclear crisis at its Fukushima plant.