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JAPAN
Aug 30, 2013
Japan under increasing pressure to accept outside nuclear help
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, just back from a trip to the Middle East and Africa, where he pitched Japanese nuclear technology, faces mounting international criticism that his administration is not taking the Fukushima crisis seriously.
Japan Times
JAPAN
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.
JAPAN
Aug 22, 2013
Fishing off Fukushima suspended for indefinite period
A fisheries co-op in Soma Futaba, Fukushima Prefecture, said Thursday it will end its trial catch at the end of this month, signaling an indefinite halt to all local fishing operations off the prefecture because of the constant flow of highly radioactive water from the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant into the Pacific.
JAPAN
Aug 22, 2013
Fukushima fishermen delay resuming business due to toxic water leak
A fisheries cooperative in Iwaki, Fukushima Prefecture, that has voluntarily suspended business since the March 2011 meltdowns at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant decided Wednesday to postpone a trial operation set for Sept. 5.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Aug 20, 2013
Tank at No. 1 lost 300 tons of radioactive water
About 300 tons of highly radioactive water had leaked from a tank at the damaged Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant as of Tuesday afternoon, Tokyo Electric Power Co. said.
JAPAN
Aug 11, 2013
Toxic water detected in newly built well at Fukushima nuclear plant
Tokyo Electric Power Co. says it has detected radioactive tritium in groundwater collected from a newly built observation well by the sea at the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant.
JAPAN
Aug 8, 2013
Activists prod NRA to get serious about Fukushima water crisis
Citizens' groups and lawmakers urged the government Thursday to bring the reactor restart evaluation process to a halt and put all efforts and resources into containing the groundwater flow contaminating the Pacific at the Fukushima No. 1 plant.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jul 10, 2013
Toxic groundwater reaching sea: NRA
The Nuclear Regulation Authority says it strongly suspects highly radioactive water at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant is seeping into the ground and contaminating the Pacific
JAPAN
Jun 22, 2013
Tainted soil detected at ex-U.S. land in Okinawa
More soil contamination from fossil fuel has been found on land formerly occupied by a U.S. military facility in Okinawa and there are fears the contaminants have spread via groundwater.

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