Conditions at No. 1 no better: official

Jun 25, 2014

Conditions at No. 1 no better: official

by Satoshi Iizuka

A government official involved in measures to combat the toxic water buildup at Fukushima No. 1 emphasized the importance of improving working conditions for the roughly 6,000 workers at the crippled nuclear plant during a recent media tour. “I sincerely felt the hardships workers ...

Japan to join nuclear treaty to facilitate U.S. cleanup aid

Jun 13, 2014

Japan to join nuclear treaty to facilitate U.S. cleanup aid

The Abe administration plans to submit a bill to ratify an international treaty on compensation for cross-border damage from nuclear accidents during the extraordinary Diet session expected to be held this autumn. The administration released the plan during talks Thursday in Tokyo with the ...