Jul 12, 2016

Evacuation order lifted for 10,000 residents of Minamisoma

The government on Tuesday lifted the evacuation order for all but a tiny slice of Minamisoma, Fukushima Prefecture, allowing more than 10,000 people to return to homes that have been off-limits since the 2011 nuclear crisis. The city is now habitable except for one ...

Shareholders urge Japan's utilities to end nuclear power generation

Jun 28, 2016

Shareholders urge Japan's utilities to end nuclear power generation

Shareholders urged nine power companies Tuesday to end nuclear power generation, reflecting safety concerns lingering since the 2011 Fukushima disaster. However, the proposals were turned down at the firms’ shareholders meetings. The companies, including Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings Inc., operator of the crippled ...