Robot makes foray into reactor 1

Mar 19, 2017

Robot makes foray into reactor 1

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Tokyo Electric on Sunday confirmed lethally high radiation levels inside the primary containment vessel of reactor 1 at the heavily damaged Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant but found they were not nearly as high as those recently logged in reactor 2.Using a camera-equipped robot ...

Signs of hope for Fukushima food producers shut out of overseas markets

Mar 15, 2017

Signs of hope for Fukushima food producers shut out of overseas markets

Import bans on Japan’s fishery and agricultural products are still in place for some countries six years after the Fukushima nuclear disaster. New markets in Southeast Asia, however, are giving some producers signs of hope, according to industry sources.Safety concerns over Japanese products remain ...