Giant new dome set to keep Chernobyl safe for generations

Nov 27, 2016

Giant new dome set to keep Chernobyl safe for generations

The world’s largest metal moveable structure will be unveiled Tuesday over the Chernobyl nuclear power plant’s doomed fourth reactor in Ukraine to ensure the safety of future generations across Europe. The giant arch — nearly as long as two soccer fields and taller than ...

Nov 19, 2016

Panel increasingly favors drastic Tepco reforms

A panel discussing reforms for Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings Inc. is increasingly seeing a need for the utility to merge its nuclear and power grid operations with those of other companies, the chairman of the panel has said. The panel commissioned by the ...

Gutted Fukushima shrine's famed wolf paintings reproduced

Nov 8, 2016

Gutted Fukushima shrine's famed wolf paintings reproduced

The famed wolf paintings on the ceiling of the gutted Yamatsumi Shrine in the village of Iitate, Fukushima Prefecture, have been reproduced by Tokyo university art students and their teacher. The village remains off-limits due to radiation contamination following the March 2011 reactor core ...