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JAPAN
Apr 5, 2019
Evacuees can return next week to parts of Okuma, host of Fukushima nuclear plant, but few likely to
The government formalized on Friday its decision to partially lift from next Wednesday a mandatory evacuation order for residents of a town that jointly hosts the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies / Regional voices: Chubu
Mar 29, 2019
LNG in focus as energy giants Chubu Electric and Tepco deepen ties with Jera venture
As Chubu Electric Power Co. and a unit of Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings Inc. complete the integration of their thermal power businesses Monday under joint venture Jera Co., the growing potential of LNG at home and abroad has received renewed attention.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Mar 27, 2019
'Shocked' Fukushima evacuees say Tepco ruling fails to fairly compensate them for suffering
A Tokyo court on Wednesday ordered the operator of the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant to pay a total of ¥21.34 million in damages to a group of evacuees from the March 2011 nuclear disaster.
BUSINESS / Companies
Mar 23, 2019
Tepco unit to tie up with JXTG on hydrogen production for fuel-cell vehicles
Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings Inc.'s thermal power generation unit will team up with a subsidiary of JXTG Holdings Inc. to start producing hydrogen for fuel cell vehicles in 2020.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Mar 12, 2019
Ex-Tepco execs' lawyers make final plea for acquittal over negligence in Fukushima nuclear crisis
The defense team said it was impossible for the executives to foresee the tsunami that engulfed the power plant and caused fuel meltdowns following a massive earthquake.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Mar 11, 2019
Tohoku residents still haunted by memories of devastating 3/11 triple disaster
Despite the passage of time, their stories are still heart-wrenching.
Japan Times
JAPAN / 3/11: Moving forward
Mar 7, 2019
Eight years after triple nuclear meltdown, Fukushima No. 1's water woes show no signs of ebbing
This is the first in a series examining how the northeast and the nation are progressing with efforts to deal with the March 2011 earthquake, tsunami and nuclear crisis.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Feb 20, 2019
Japan and Tepco again ordered to pay damages to Fukushima nuclear disaster evacuees
A court orders the state and the operator of the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant to pay a combined u00a5419 million in damages to evacuees from the 2011 nuclear disaster.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Feb 13, 2019
Tepco carries out examination of melted Fukushima reactor fuel by remote-controlled probe
The operator of the disaster-hit Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant said Wednesday it has completed its first attempt to use a remote-controlled probe to manipulate melted fuel accumulating at the bottom of one of the crippled reactors.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Feb 12, 2019
Tepco to deploy robot for first contact with melted fuel from Fukushima No. 1 nuclear disaster
The owner of the wrecked Fukushima No. 1 power plant is trying this week to touch melted fuel at the bottom of the plant for the first time since the disaster almost eight years ago, a tiny but key step toward retrieving the radioactive material amid a ¥21.5 trillion ($195 billion) cleanup effort.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jan 8, 2019
Niigata government to dispose of radioactive mud stored since Fukushima crisis
The prefecture, located about 200 kilometers from the Fukushima No. 1 power plant, has been storing around 60,000 tons of mud containing radioactive cesium.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Dec 26, 2018
Five-year jail terms sought for ex-Tepco executives over Fukushima nuclear crisis
Five-year prison terms were sought Wednesday for three former executives of Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings Inc. for their alleged failure to prevent the Fukushima nuclear disaster triggered by the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Nov 25, 2018
Abe vows government will see rebuilding effort in disaster-hit Fukushima Prefecture through to the end
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Saturday pledged continued efforts for the reconstruction of Fukushima Prefecture, especially areas near the site of the 2011 nuclear power plant accident, during an inspection tour of the area with the president of the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
Japan Times
JAPAN
Nov 14, 2018
IAEA urges Japan to reach decision soon on handling of radioactive water at crippled Fukushima nuke plant
A team of nuclear experts from the International Atomic Energy Agency urged Japan this week to reach a decision quickly on what to do with treated water that contains low toxicity radioactive tritium, which is accumulating at the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant.
JAPAN
Nov 5, 2018
Car mechanic at crippled Fukushima plant died due to overwork after logging over 100 hours of overtime in a month
Labor authorities have determined that a car mechanic at the crisis-hit Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant died last year due to overwork, an organization advising the man's family said Monday.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Nov 5, 2018
Tepco offers English-language virtual tour of crippled Fukushima nuclear plant
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Japan Times
JAPAN
Oct 30, 2018
Tepco apologizes over inappropriate hashtag for image of crippled Fukushima plant
Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings Inc. has apologized after sharing on social media an image from inside its crippled Fukushima No. 1 plant together with a hashtag that means "fascination with factories."
Japan Times
JAPAN
Oct 16, 2018
In Tokyo court hearing, ex-Tepco VP denies delaying measures against tsunami before Fukushima nuclear crisis
Sakae Muto said re-examining an estimate on tsunami risk was appropriate, citing what he says was the low credibility of the data used for the projection.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Aug 22, 2018
Japanese firms in talks over alliance on nuclear power, sources say
Two major utilities and a pair of power plant manufacturers are considering cooperation as the industry grapples with rising costs related to decommissioning and safety.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Aug 19, 2018
ALPS system at Fukushima No. 1 plant failing to remove more than tritium from toxic cooling water
Despite being put through a special procedure, the tritium-tainted water piling up at the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant has been found to contain other radioactive substances.

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