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NUCLEAR

Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jun 14, 2013
Wales touts Hitachi reactors
The two or three nuclear reactors scheduled to be built in northern Wales will bring significant economic benefits rather than fears about nuclear disasters, visiting Welsh economy minister Edwina Hart said.
JAPAN
Jun 14, 2013
Tepco workers get room to breathe
Tokyo Electric Power Co. has expanded the areas where employees at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant can work without masks as radiation levels continue to decline.
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JAPAN
Jun 12, 2013
Nuclear advocacy lands Abe in hot water with wife
Prime Minister Abe may be pushing to sell Japan's atomic plants abroad, but his wife, Akie, says her 'heart aches' to see him being pronuclear.
EDITORIALS
Jun 11, 2013
Cease promoting nuclear power
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's decision to move forward with the development of nuclear power technology represents his cynical disregard for the victims of the Fukushima nuclear crisis.
JAPAN
Jun 10, 2013
Regulators to inspect Japan's sole operating reactors on June 15
The Nuclear Regulation Authority will conduct an onsite inspection June 15 of the only nuclear reactors now operating in Japan to check whether they are safe enough to be allowed to continue operating beyond July when new safety requirements take effect.
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WORLD
Jun 9, 2013
California utility to close San Onofre reactors
In a new setback for the U.S. nuclear power industry, Edison International said Friday it will permanently close the two reactors of its San Onofre plant in California, ending a contentious battle over whether they can be repaired and operated safely after cracks were found last year in the steam generator...
EDITORIALS
Jun 9, 2013
Rally against nuclear power
The government doesn't appear to pay attention either to Tokyo's antinuclear rallies or to the daily problems with the cleanup of the Fukushima disaster.
JAPAN / Science & Health
Jun 5, 2013
Thyroid cancer found in 12 minors in Fukushima
A study on the impact of radiation on Fukushima residents turns up 12 minors with confirmed thyroid cancer diagnoses, up from three in a report in February, with 15 other suspected cases, up from seven.
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JAPAN
Jun 5, 2013
Kan shares lessons of Fukushima in U.S.
Former Prime Minister Naoto Kan tells residents and activists near an ailing nuclear plant in California how the Fukushima crisis altered his views on atomic power.
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JAPAN
Jun 4, 2013
Nuclear foes stage march on Diet
An anti-nuclear power rally Sunday near the Diet building drew 60,000 people, according to the three groups that organized the event, including one led by Nobel literature laureate Kenzaburo Oe.
JAPAN
Jun 3, 2013
Ministry may sue Tepco for ¥16 billion
The Environment Ministry may file a lawsuit seeking ¥16.5 billion from Tokyo Electric Power to pay for government decontamination work since the 2011 nuclear disaster.
JAPAN
Jun 2, 2013
Reactor-dismantling cost rule may change
The industry ministry might revise an accounting rule to alleviate the financial burden on electricity companies from decommissioning nuclear power plants.
EDITORIALS
Jun 1, 2013
Problematic pact with India
A pact allowing Japanese firms to export nuclear power generation equipment to India would be problematic since India has not joined the nonproliferation treaty.
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JAPAN / Politics
May 30, 2013
Abe, Singh ink statement on nuclear deal
Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his Tokyo counterpart, Shinzo Abe, sign a joint statement to promote talks to conclude a peaceful nuclear power cooperation pact.
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JAPAN
May 30, 2013
Monju must remain idled, NRA to order
The Nuclear Regulation Authority will officially prohibit the Monju prototype fast-breeder reactor from resuming operations, dashing the operator's hopes of restarting the facility by the end of next March.
EDITORIALS
May 28, 2013
End of the line for Tsuruga reactor
A Nuclear Regulation Authority panel's geological report leaves Japan Atomic Power no choice other than to decommission the Tsuruga No. 2 nuclear reactor.e
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LIFE / Lifestyle
May 28, 2013
281_Anti Nuke's anger at authority is at a critical mass
More than two years after the triple reactor meltdowns at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant, hundreds of thousands of residents of the Tohoku region of northeastern Honshu remain displaced, the power station teeters on the brink of further disaster and large swaths of northern Japan are so irradiated...
JAPAN
May 27, 2013
NRA ranks radiation leak at lab as Level 1
The Nuclear Regulation Authority on Monday provisionally evaluated the severity of last week's leak of radioactive substances at a Japan Atomic Energy Agency laboratory in the village of Tokai, Ibaraki Prefecture, as Level 1, within the bottom tier of the 7-scale international gauge.
JAPAN
May 23, 2013
NRA backs Tsuruga active fault finding
The Nuclear Regulation Authority accepts an assessment that reactor 2 at the Tsuruga nuclear plant sits on an active fault, increasing the likelihood that the unit can never be restarted.
COMMENTARY / World
May 23, 2013
China's nuclear program still shrouded in secrecy
The best hope for unraveling China's nuclear secrets may be to make future U.S.-Russia nuclear arms cuts contingent on participation by China, India and Pakistan.

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