Tepco haunted by mismanagement

| Mar 6, 2014

Tepco haunted by mismanagement

by Miya Tanaka

Tepco has been walking a tightrope at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant for the last three years, and many of its missteps have been glaring. Having to clean up the worst nuclear disaster since Chernobyl was never going to be simple or easy, ...

Dec 24, 2013

More water leaks detected at Fukushima No. 1

Tokyo Electric Power Co. said Tuesday it has detected leaks of radioactive water from two more storage tank areas at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant. Water levels have dropped inside walled areas in which storage tanks for radioactive water are located, indicating that ...

Dec 11, 2013

¥100 billion to be allocated for storage of radioactive waste

The government said Wednesday it will earmark in the fiscal 2014 budget plan about ¥100 billion as part of the costs to purchase land to build “interim” storage facilities for radioactive waste generated as a result of land decontamination from fallout from Fukushima No. ...