| Oct 19, 2015

The Fukushima nuclear cleanup, four years on

Tokyo Electric Power Co. is scheduled to complete a seaside wall at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power station at the end of the month. Since January, slightly tainted water has overflowed from drainage systems at Fukushima No. 1 into the ocean nine times. ...

Atomic foe CNIC fetes 40 years tracking nuclear safety issues

Oct 2, 2015

Atomic foe CNIC fetes 40 years tracking nuclear safety issues

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A private organization lobbying to phase out atomic power is celebrating four decades of efforts to encourage public discourse and self-education about nuclear issues, as concern grows over reactor restarts just four years after the Fukushima meltdowns. The Citizens’ Nuclear Information Center was launched ...

Sep 2, 2015

Ex-Fukushima No. 1 worker sues Tepco over cancer

A former worker at the Fukushima No. 1 power plant has filed a damages suit against Tokyo Electric Power Co. and others, claiming that he developed cancer due to exposure to radiation after the March 2011 nuclear disaster. His lawyers said Tuesday the suit, ...

Kazakhstan to host first nuclear fuel bank to assist nonproliferation

Aug 28, 2015

Kazakhstan to host first nuclear fuel bank to assist nonproliferation

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and Kazakhstan signed an agreement Thursday to locate the world’s first bank of low-enriched uranium in the ex-Soviet nation to ensure fuel supplies for power stations and prevent nuclear proliferation. The storage facility, set to become fully operational ...