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 ...

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 ...

Aug 10, 2018

Construction begins on large hydrogen plant in Fukushima

The New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization and other organizations said Thursday they have started construction of what will be one of the world's largest hydrogen plants in Fukushima Prefecture. The other members of the project are Toshiba Corp.'s Toshiba Energy Systems & Solutions ...