Sep 21, 2016

Typhoon rain raises tainted Fukushima plant groundwater to surface

Heavy rain brought by Typhoon Malakas caused contaminated groundwater to rise to ground level at the radiation-hit Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant Tuesday night, raising fears of tainted water flooding out to the plant’s port area, its operator said. Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings ...

Sep 20, 2016

Panel to examine options for wrecked Fukushima plant

A panel of experts will discuss reforms at Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings Inc., including the costly plans to scrap its Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant, Industry minister Hiroshige Seko said Tuesday. The costs of decommissioning the plant, ravaged by the 2011 triple ...

Mar 10, 2016

Tepco's nuclear crisis has cost Japanese people ¥3.46 trillion

Japanese people have paid more than ¥3.46 trillion over the past five years in costs associated with the triple meltdown at Tokyo Electric Power Co.’s Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant, Jiji Press learned. The per capita cost of damages, decontamination work, measures against ...