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Stigmatized nuclear workers quit Japan utility
In this Nov. 18, 2013, photo released by Tokyo Electric Power Co. , workers try to remove radioactive fuel rods from the Unit 4 building at the crippled Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant in Okuma, Fukushima Prefecture, northeastern Japan.
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Fri Jul 11, 2014
Tepco Says Fukushima Reactors Undamaged by 6.8 Magnitude Quake
Tokyo Electric Power Co. 's Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear power station, crippled by a tsunami in March 2011, was undamaged by a 6.8 magnitude earthquake that struck off the coast of the area today.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Tepco Says It Has Turned Corner on Fukushima Nuclear Clean-Up
Tokyo Electric Power Co. said that after three years of mishaps it's starting to gain control over decommissioning work at its Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear station, as Japan 's biggest utility begins building an ice wall around the damaged reactors.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
NEI Nuclear Notes
Facts on the Spent Fuel Pool at Fukushima Daiichi Unit 5
Last night, Fox News picked up a report from Russia Today concerning a leak in the spent fuel pool at Fukushima Daiichi Unit Five .
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Corroded pipe at the Fukushima Daiichi plant found to be leaking radioactive water
Emergency cooling measures used in the immediate aftermath of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster have led to the corrosion of a pipe that is now leaking radioactive water and preventing further cleanup of the site, the Tokyo Electric Power Company announced in May. In March 2011, a massive earthquake and tsunami caused multiple meltdowns at the ... (more)
Mon Jun 30, 2014
International Business Times
Alaska Seafood Untainted with Fukushima Radiation
Concerns of radiation from Fukushima affecting Alaskan seafood have been ruled out by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Sun Jun 29, 2014
Fukushima Radiation: Just How Bad Is It?
Even worse, the natural disaster sparked the Fukushima Daiichi disaster , which involved a series of meltdowns at a nuclear powerplant.
Sat Jun 28, 2014
The Japan Times
Impact of Fukushima groundwater bypass eludes Tepco
Tokyo Electric Power Co. can't confirm whether the groundwater bypass operation at the crippled Fukushima No.
Wed Jun 25, 2014
Tepco plans to open European power market (Business) (34 mins ago)...
The operator of Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant wants to start operations in Britain and elsewhere in Europe, a report said Thursday, as it looks for ways to offset the huge costs of the disaster.
Tue Jun 24, 2014
The Japan Times
Tepco admits need for better working conditions at Fukushima No. 1
A government official involved in measures to combat the toxic water buildup at Fukushima No.
Sun Jun 22, 2014
Fukushima operator restarts water decontamination system
Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant on Sunday restarted its trouble-plagued water decontamination system for the first time in three months, the utility said.
Thu Jun 19, 2014
The Georgia Straight
Fukushima operator says media getting story wrong
A TEPCO contracted worker shows beginning of work for planned 1.4-kilometre-long underground "ice wall" around four damaged Fukushima Daiichi reactors.
Tue Jun 17, 2014
Fukushima struggling to build ice wall...
The operator of Japan's battered Fukushima nuclear power plant said Tuesday it was having trouble with the early stages of an ice wall being built under broken reactors to contain radioactive water.
Sun Jun 15, 2014
Moderate quakes hit near Japan's Fukushima
Two moderate earthquakes struck off Japan's eastern coast near Fukushima early Monday, the US Geological Survey said, but officials said there was no immediate risk to the stricken power plant.
Sat Jun 14, 2014
Nuclear industry explores accident-resistant fuel
The explosions that damaged a crippled Japanese nuclear plant during a disaster that forced mass evacuations in 2011 show what can happen when nuclear fuel overheats.
Fri Jun 13, 2014
The Japan Times
NRA reveals cesium readings for seabed off Fukushima No. 1
The Nuclear Regulation Authority has disclosed the results of its fiscal 2013 research into seabed radioactivity off the leaking, heavily damaged Fukushima No.