Jun 18, 2015

Cleanup of U.S. uranium plant expected to take decades more

The cleanup of a Cold War-era uranium plant in the state of Ohio is expected to take another three decades or more, U.S. energy officials say. The Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant located in Midwestern United States, produced enriched uranium until it ceased operations in ...

Radiated Fukushima Prefecture soil disposal facility to be nationalized

Jun 6, 2015

Radiated Fukushima Prefecture soil disposal facility to be nationalized

Environment Minister Yoshio Mochizuki told Fukushima Prefecture leaders Friday that the central government plans to nationalize a private facility intended for the disposal of relatively low radioactive waste in the prefecture. In a meeting with Fukushima Gov. Masao Uchibori and others, Mochizuki also said ...