Jun 2, 2014

Work on giant underground ice wall begins at Fukushima plant

Tokyo Electric Power Co. on Monday started building a huge underground ice wall around the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant to reduce the generation of toxic water at the crippled complex. Under the government-funded project, 1,550 pipes will be inserted into the ground to ...

Jun 30, 2013

Municipalities ask Tepco for residents' data to expedite redress

Tokyo Electric Power Co. may disclose information on Fukushima Prefecture residents who have yet to file compensation claims with their municipalities over the nuclear crisis. Local governments in Fukushima have been calling on Tepco to share data about residents who are eligible to file ...

Jun 14, 2013

Tepco workers get room to breathe

Tokyo Electric Power Co. has expanded the areas where employees at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant can work without masks as radiation levels continue to decline. The move, taken at the end of May, is expected to reduce cases of heatstroke for some ...

Apr 20, 2013

More Tepco mismanagement

Leaky underground storage pools have forced Tepco to start transferring radioactive water to aboveground tanks at the stricken Fukushima nuclear plant.