Showing posts with label nuclear waste. Show all posts
Showing posts with label nuclear waste. Show all posts

Friday, July 28, 2017

Japan plans to build underground repositories for radioactive waste

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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.

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.

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Russia begins removal of nuclear waste from Cold War-era submarine base

Russian state atomic energy corporation Rosatom has begun to remove spent nuclear fuel from the old Andreyeva Bay submarine base for reprocessing as part of an international effort to clean up nuclear waste from the site.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Emergency declared at US Hanford nuclear waste site after tunnel collapse

The US Department of Energy has declared an emergency at the Hanford, Washington nuclear waste storage site, after a cave-in of a tunnel used to store radioactive materials and equipment.

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.

Friday, August 05, 2016

Melting ice sheet may expose Cold War base, hazardous waste

United States military officials in the 1960s thought it could be thousands of years before an abandoned base in Greenland was again visible without a lot of digging, but that's only because they didn't count on the Greenland Ice Sheet melting so soon.

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Japan urged to give true picture of Fukushima nuclear leak

China has again urged the Japanese government to give an honest explanation of the Fukushima nuclear leak incident and its impact on the environment as soon as possible.

Saturday, June 04, 2016

China voices concern over impact of Fukushima nuclear leak

China is highly concerned about the consequences of the 2011 Fukushima nuclear accident and has asked the Japanese government to carry out timely follow-up measures, a Foreign Ministry spokesperson said Friday.

Monday, February 22, 2016

Water leak at nuke reactor under probe in Japan

The preparation work for restart of the No.4 reactor at Takahama plant, Fukui prefecture, was suspended on Sunday for investigation of a radioactive coolant water leak that happened the previous day.

Sunday, February 07, 2016

At nuclear power plants next to New York there was a leak of radioactive material

Radioactive materials found in groundwater near a nuclear power plant Indian Point just north of New York City. It is reported by Associated Press with reference to the eponymous state Governor Andrew Cuomo.

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Russia, Egypt sign agreement on Egypt's first nuclear plant construction

Russia and Egypt signed an intergovernmental agreement on building Egypt's first nuclear plant in Dabaa, which is supposed to have four power-generating units, each of them with an output capacity of 1,200 megawatts, Russia’s national nuclear corporation Rosatom reported on Thursday.

Friday, October 16, 2015

Nuclear waste ship leaves France for Australia

A ship carrying 25 tons of nuclear waste left France for Australia on Thursday despite protests from environmental campaigners who said they were concerned about "deficiencies" in the vessel.

EL News