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Fukushima nuclear disaster

​Fukushima radiation detected 100 miles off California coast
Scientists have found traces of leaked radiation from Japan’s 2011 Fukushima nuclear accident off the coast of California. Radiation experts, though, say the levels are harmless.

11.11.2014 06:25

Fukushima workers injured as steel material for coolant tank collapses
Three workers at the troubled Fukushima nuclear power plant were hurt during an operation to set up a coolant tank for contaminated water. A 13-meter-high steel construction collapsed on them.

07.11.2014 11:16

Japanese governor approves 1st nuclear power restart since Fukushima disaster
Two reactors at Japan’s Sendai nuclear power plant received approval to be restarted by the governor and assembly for Kagoshima prefecture. It will be the first such restart following Japan’s post-Fukushima decision to close all nuclear plants nationwide.

07.11.2014 08:06

Fukushima dismantling crew removes 400 tons of spent fuel from crippled reactor
The first of four sets of spent nuclear fuel rods has been removed from a damaged reactor building at Japan’s Fukushima power plant, scoring a major success in an effort to dismantle the quake and tsunami-wrecked facility.

05.11.2014 08:18

‘TEPCO covered up the truth about Fukushima disaster’
TEPCO has hidden the truth about the Fukushima nuclear disaster and now drip feeds information so the public can get ready for the next piece of bad news, James Corbett, editor, The Corbett report, told RT’s In the Now show.

28.10.2014 13:28

US opposes post-Fukushima nuclear safety proposal
The United States is reportedly trying to fend off an attempt out of Switzerland to change a multi-national nuclear safety agreement in the wake of the 2011 Fukushima disaster in Japan.

24.10.2014 14:24

TEPCO removing protective Fukushima canopy for most dangerous op yet
The protective dome over the defunct Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant’s Reactor 1 is being dismantled to prepare for the removal of nuclear fuel rods – one of the most difficult and dangerous tasks in the entire decommissioning process.

22.10.2014 10:59

Active volcanoes near Japan nuclear reactor are safety threat – panel
A Japanese volcanologist has refuted early claims that two nuclear reactors stationed near a hotbed of volcanic activity were safe, stating that it is impossible to predict an eruption accurately outside the time span of a few days.

17.10.2014 11:14

Radiation levels at Fukushima rise to record highs after typhoon
The amount of radioactive water near the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant has risen to record levels after a typhoon passed through Japan last week, state media outlet NHK reported on Wednesday.

16.10.2014 03:51