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 ...

Tepco gets low rating for nuclear accident drills, draws criticism

Jul 25, 2018

Tepco gets low rating for nuclear accident drills, draws criticism

A Niigata Prefecture nuclear power plant run by Tepco, the operator of the crippled Fukushima No. 1 facility, received the lowest possible rating during preparation drills in the event of a severe incident, the nation's nuclear watchdog agency said in a report released Wednesday. None ...