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 ...

Aug 20, 2018

Radioactive material reported missing in Malaysia

Malaysia is hunting for an industrial device containing radioactive material that is reported to have gone missing from a pickup truck on Aug 10, police and media said Monday. Authorities fear the device, which contains an unknown amount of radioactive iridium, could cause radiation exposure ...