U.S. exporting dirty fuel to already pollution-choked India

Dec 3, 2017

U.S. exporting dirty fuel to already pollution-choked India

U.S. oil refineries that are unable to sell a dirty fuel waste product at home are exporting vast quantities of it to India instead. Petroleum coke, the leftover from refining Canadian tar sands and other heavy crude, is cheaper and burns hotter than coal. But ...

Fukui governor OKs restart of two reactors at Oi plant

Nov 27, 2017

Fukui governor OKs restart of two reactors at Oi plant

Fukui Gov. Issei Nishikawa on Monday gave the go-ahead for Kansai Electric Power Co. to restart two reactors at its Oi power plant. With Fukui also hosting Kansai Electric's Takahama plant, where two reactors have already resumed operation, restarting the units at the Oi complex ...

Fukushima face-lift masks morass inside

Nov 25, 2017

Fukushima face-lift masks morass inside

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Above ground, the tsunami-hit Fukushima nuclear power plant has had a major face-lift since the 2011 disaster. Inside and underground, a morass remains. A stylish new office building was the first thing that came into view during a tour for foreign media last month. Another ...