NEWSWORTHY

Sep 1, 2018

Fukushima water release into sea faces chorus of opposition

Citizens and environmental groups have expressed opposition to the idea of releasing into the ocean water tainted with tritium, a radioactive substance, from Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings Inc.'s disaster-stricken Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant. "Long-term storage (of the tritium-containing water) is possible from ...

Aug 22, 2018

Brazil lifts import restrictions on Fukushima products

The Brazilian government said Tuesday it has lifted import restrictions on agricultural products and food from Fukushima Prefecture introduced after the 2011 nuclear accident in the prefecture. The removal was requested by the central government and the Fukushima Prefectural Government. The Brazilian government made the ...

Tepco to move up measures against tsunami from Kuril Trench quake

Aug 20, 2018

Tepco to move up measures against tsunami from Kuril Trench quake

Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings Inc. (Tepco) has decided to move up ongoing work on protective measures at its crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power station, as a precaution against major tsunami from potentially huge earthquakes that could occur along the Kuril-Kamchatka Trench in ...