Showing posts with label radioactive. Show all posts
Showing posts with label radioactive. Show all posts

Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Taishan nuclear plant: China admits damage to fuel rods - BBC News

Taishan nuclear plant

The Chinese government has acknowledged damage to fuel rods at a nuclear power plant in the south of the country, but said no radioactivity had leaked.

Saturday, April 10, 2021

China urges Japan to thoroughly assess radioactive water disposal plan - (video)

Fukushima nuclear power plant

China on Friday expressed hope that the Japanese government will conduct a thorough assessment of the possible impact of the disposal plan for tritium-contaminated wastewater from the Fukushima nuclear power plant.

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, December 08, 2017

Satellite that burnt in atmosphere blamed for ruthenium-106 discharge

Chelyabinsk Region
A satellite that burnt in the atmosphere could have been the source of the radioactive isotope ruthenium-106 whose traces were registered in Russia and some European countries, according to the materials of a probe into the incident released on Friday.

Friday, November 24, 2017

Nuclear specialists to set up commission to find source of ruthenium-106

source of ruthenium-106
Nuclear industry specialists will set up a commission to find the source of origin of the radioactive ruthenium-106 detected by European and Russian environmental monitoring systems in the atmosphere, Russia’s civil nuclear power corporation Rosatom reported on Friday.

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Russia says 'extremely high' radioactivity not from nuclear accident

Mayak nuclear facility
Russian authorities said an "extremely high" level of radioactive pollution was detected in the Ural mountains weeks ago -- but denied the contamination came from a nuclear accident.

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.

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.

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Radioactive material theft in Mexico prompts alert in 9 states

Mexican officials have issued a nine state alert after a vehicle carrying mobile industrial radiography equipment filled with Iridium-192 was stolen in the city of Tlaquepaque in the state of Jalisco.

Sunday, November 27, 2016

Greenland Pushes Denmark to Clean Up Dangerous American Military Junk

Greenland is asking Denmark to clean up US military junk left behind by Cold War-era American military projects on the giant island.

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.

Friday, December 04, 2015

Genaris Eco oceans News (January 2016)

Scientists have detected heightened levels of radioactivity in the waters along the west coast of Canada and the United States, which can be traced back to the Japanese nuclear disaster in Fukushima in 2011.......Fukushima radioactivity detected off coast of U.S., Canada

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Fukushima plant water dumped into sea

Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant yesterday began releasing previously contaminated water into the sea, but the man tasked with preventing another meltdown warned other highly radioactive fluid still stored on site could pose a major threat.

Friday, April 24, 2015

High radiation levels detected in Tokyo children's park

A high level of radiation has been detected in a park in Tokyo’s Toshima Ward, municipal government officials said Friday.

Wednesday, April 08, 2015

ECO ApriGeo News (April 2015 - Β)

The removal of hundreds of thousands of tons of water containing tritium, a relatively harmless radioactive isotope left behind in treated water, is one of many issues facing Tepco as it tries to clean up the wrecked plant.......Tepco may evaporate tritium-laced Fukushima water instead of ocean release

(April 2015 - A)

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