'Whack-a-mole' Tepco can't cut it, so state steps in

Aug 27, 2013

'Whack-a-mole' Tepco can't cut it, so state steps in

The government will lead “emergency measures” to combat the radioactive water leaks at the wrecked Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant, wresting control of the disaster recovery from the besieged Tokyo Electric Power Co. “We’ve allowed Tepco to deal with the contaminated water situation on ...

Tepco's tank leaks blamed on seals, reassembly

Aug 25, 2013

Tepco's tank leaks blamed on seals, reassembly

The huge radioactive water leak discovered at a storage tank last week at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant was likely caused by deteriorating rubber seams and distortions that emerged after the tank was reassembled, Tokyo Electric Power Co. says. Tepco said Saturday that ...