IOC unworried by Fukushima water leaks, JOC says

Oct 29, 2013

IOC unworried by Fukushima water leaks, JOC says

The International Olympic Committee is completely unfazed by the continued radioactive water leaks at the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant, according to Japanese Olympic Committee President Tsunekazu Takeda. At last month’s IOC Session in Buenos Aires, where Tokyo won the right to ...

Sep 27, 2013

Tepco raises toxic water estimate to 400 tons a day

by Reiji Yoshida

Tokyo Electric Power Co. on Friday formally revised its groundwater flow simulation and now believes up to 400 tons of contaminated water is seeping into the Pacific every day from the damaged Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant. The previous estimate was about 300 tons ...

'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 ...