Aug 9, 2015

Worker at wrecked Fukushima plant dies from head injury

A worker at the wrecked Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant died Saturday after a hatch at the back of a truck being used in cleanup work closed on his head, operator Tokyo Electric Power Co. said. The accident occurred at around 6:30 a.m., ...

Jul 28, 2015

Removal starts of protective shroud over reactor at Fukushima No. 1

Tepco on Tuesday began dismantling the temporary shroud covering the wrecked reactor 1 building at the Fukushima No 1 nuclear plant. Tokyo Electric Power Co. installed the cover in October 2011 to keep radioactive materials from dispersing. Workers used a crane Tuesday to remove ...

Jul 21, 2015

3,100 Fukushima residents file for damages from Tepco

Around 3,100 residents in the city of Fukushima are demanding ¥18.3 billion in damages related to the crisis at Tokyo Electric Power Co.’s Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant, lawyers said. A total of 3,107 residents of the Watari district want an out-of-court settlement for ...