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Fukushima nuclear disaster

'Inadequate equipment, workforce for Fukushima decontamination'
All the measures undertaken at Fukushima have been done on emergency basis and the management lacked forward thinking and adequate expenditures and equipment, nuclear historian Robert Jacobs told RT.

12.03.2014 09:55

Thousands hit Tokyo streets in anti-nuke protest (PHOTOS)
As the third anniversary of the Fukushima disaster nears, tens of thousands rallied in the country’s capital Sunday to protest against the nuclear industry and speak out against the government’s plans to resume nuke energy production to power the economy.

09.03.2014 16:58

Fukushima clean-up system hit by new problem – TEPCO
The radioactive water clean-up system at the stricken Fukushima plant was hit by another issue as its alarm went off. The warning alerted that one of the two clean-up pumps had stopped functioning.

28.02.2014 08:42

​Japan gives some Fukushima residents green light to return home
Nearly three years after catastrophe struck the Fukushima nuclear plant, the Japanese government will lift an exclusion order in a restricted area, allowing some residents to return home.

24.02.2014 14:47

Study claims USS Reagan crew exposed to extremely high levels of radiation near Fukushima
A new report on the nuclear crisis that started to unfold in Fukushima, Japan almost three years ago suggests that American troops who assisted with disaster relief efforts were exposed to unheard of radiation levels while on assignment.

20.02.2014 19:58

100 tons of toxic water leaked at Fukushima plant
Around 100 tons of highly radioactive water leaked from one of the tanks at Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, the plant's operator, Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) said on Thursday.

20.02.2014 04:03

TEPCO reveals record cesium level in Fukushima No. 1 well
A record high level of radioactive cesium has been found in groundwater beneath the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant, it operator TEPCO revealed.

14.02.2014 14:42

Revealed: TEPCO hid dangerous Fukushima radiation levels for months
Japan’s Tokyo Electric Power Co (TEPCO) is again in the midst of controversy for failing to timely report on record radiation levels at the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant. It is now blasted for holding back strontium measurements since September.

13.02.2014 13:25

Two quakes strike near Fukushima
Two magnitude-5 earthquakes struck off the coast of Japan’s Fukushima prefecture, the site of the 2011 tsunami and earthquake that killed more than 18,000 people and sparked the world’s worst nuclear disaster since Chernobyl.

08.02.2014 08:11

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