Showing posts with label Fukushima. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Fukushima. Show all posts

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Japon: fin de la pose d'une nouvelle toiture pour le bâtiment du réacteur numéro 3

Les travailleurs de la centrale nucléaire de Fukushima Daiichi, ont terminé l'installation d'une nouvelle toiture pour le bâtiment du réacteur numéro 3.

Friday, February 09, 2018

Fukushima: Tepco versera plus de 8 millions d'euros de dédommagements

Fukushima, Tepco
Un tribunal de Tokyo a ordonné à l'opérateur de la centrale nucléaire dévastée de Fukushima de verser plus de 8 millions d'euros de dédommagements à des habitants qui ont fui la région après la catastrophe de mars 2011, a indiqué jeudi un avocat des plaignants.

Sunday, February 04, 2018

‘Global Consequences’ of Lethal Radiation Leak at Destroyed Japan Nuclear Plant

Fukushima nuclear power plant
Lethal levels of radiation have been observed inside Japan’s damaged Fukushima nuclear power plant. And they are arguably way higher than you suspect.

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Fukushima operator turned down tsunami simulation plan 9yrs before disaster

Fukushima operator turned down tsunami simulation plan
Nine years before disaster struck the Fukushima nuclear plant, its operator TEPCO rejected a government watchdog’s advice to carry out a tsunami simulation. The company cited a lack of evidence regarding a tsunami threat.

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Fukushima victims appeal $1,500 compensation payouts

Fukushima victims
Hundreds of victims of Japan’s 2011 nuclear disaster have appealed a court ruling hoping to secure larger compensation payouts, after being awarded roughly $1,520 each in a class action lawsuit against the Japanese government and the Fukushima plant operator.

Saturday, September 30, 2017

Botched Gauges Mean Radioactive Water Might Be Leaking From Fukushima

Radioactive Water Might Be Leaking From Fukushima
Radioactive, contaminated water may have leaked from the destroyed Fukushima Daiichi nuclear reactor in Japan into nearby groundwater, report plant officials. The incident has not been confirmed, but is suspected to have occurred because of a fault in well placement.

Friday, July 28, 2017

Japan plans to build underground repositories for radioactive waste

radioactive waste
The Japanese government on Friday unveiled a plan for the long-term storage of highly radioactive waste from the disaster-struck Fukushima and other nuclear power plants in the country that involves placing the waste in underground repositories in coastal areas.

Thursday, July 20, 2017

5.8-magnitude quake strikes off coast of Japan's Fukushima, no tsunami warning issued

5.8-magnitude quake strikes off coast of Japan's Fukushima
An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.8 struck off the coast of Fukushima Prefecture in the northern Tohoku region on Japan's main island of Honshu on Thursday, although no tsunami warning has been issued.

Saturday, July 15, 2017

Japan utility plans to dump radioactive Fukushima water into Pacific

Fukushima NPP
The operator of Japan's paralyzed nuclear plant in Fukushima has decided to release radioactive tritium into the Pacific Ocean.

Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Japan workers exposed to dangerous radiation in lab

Japan’s nuclear energy agency said Wednesday that five employees have been exposed to dangerously high levels of radiation after a bag containing plutonium broke apart during a routine inspection.

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Japan high court rules nuclear reactors can restart

A Japanese appeals court Tuesday ruled that a pair of nuclear reactors halted by a lower court order can be restarted, in a victory for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's energy policy.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Robot Successfully Reports Killer Radiation Levels Inside Fukushima Reactor

Tokyo Electric on Sunday confirmed lethally high radiation levels inside the primary containment vessel (PCV) of the heavily damaged unit 1 of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant.

Saturday, March 18, 2017

Court rules Japanese gov't, TEPCO liable for Fukushima disaster

A local court ruled on Friday that the Japanese government and Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings Inc. (TEPCO) were liable for negligence in the Fukushima disaster six years ago.

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Fukushima governor takes aim at Abe for language in memorial speech

Fukushima Governor Masao Uchibori has said Prime Minister Shinzo Abe did not use the mandated expression "nuclear accident" during his national address on the occasion of the sixth anniversary of the Great East Japan Earthquake, local media reported Monday.

Monday, January 30, 2017

Japan’s TEPCO finds possible nuclear fuel debris

The operator of Japan’s Fukushima nuclear power plant may have finally found a portion of nuclear fuel debris responsible for a lot of the lingering contamination from six years ago. If confirmed, it will dramatically improve clean-up efforts.

Thursday, December 08, 2016

Fukushima Radiation Reaches US West Coast, Cesium-134 Found in Canadian Salmon

Cesium-134, the fingerprint of seaborne radiation from the nuclear disaster at Fukushima in Japan, has been detected on the West Coast of the United States for the first time, as well as in Canadian salmon.

Monday, November 28, 2016

Fukushima cleanup cost double previous estimate, report says

Japan's electricity customers may have to pay more in order to cover the cost of decommissioning the Fukushima nuclear power plant.

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Fukushima reactor cooling system stops following quake & tsunami

The cooling system of the third reactor at the Fukushima nuclear power plant has stopped circulating water following a powerful 7.3 offshore earthquake. TEPCO said it managed to restart the system some 90 minutes after the failure.

Monday, November 21, 2016

Friday, November 18, 2016

Japan prepares itself for 30 metre high tsunami in future

Japan expects a gigantic 30-metre tsunami wave to lash the country's southern coast in the next few decades, the media reported on Friday.

EL News