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JAPAN
Sep 7, 2022
Minister vows to fight Japanese food import curbs stemming from nuclear concerns
Japan's reconstruction minister unveiled a plan to establish a panel of experts to discuss tackling misunderstandings about the planned release of treated radioactive water.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Sep 2, 2022
New submersion method being considered for Fukushima debris cleanup
The government and Tepco are operating under a plan to complete debris removal and finish decommissioning work sometime between 2041 and 2051.
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COMMENTARY / Japan
Aug 26, 2022
More data needed before ocean release of Fukushima water
There is insufficient scientific data to support release of contaminated water from the damaged Fukushima nuclear power plant into the ocean.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Aug 26, 2022
Fukushima nuclear debris removal delayed further to 2023
The latest postponement followed the discovery of the need to refine an extendable robot arm and the so-called 'dual-arm manipulator' used to attach a debris removal device to the robot arm.
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JAPAN
Aug 18, 2022
Japan industry minister inspects crippled Fukushima nuclear plant
Yasutoshi Nishimura is also scheduled to meet with officials of Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings, chiefs of local governments and the prefectural assembly.
Japan Times
JAPAN / FOCUS
Aug 12, 2022
Respite for Japan as tainted water accumulation slows in Fukushima
About 1.30 million tons of treated water have now accumulated at the Fukushima No. 1 plant following the 2011 nuclear disaster there.
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JAPAN
Aug 3, 2022
Tepco starts construction of Fukushima water release facilities
The firm aims to complete the construction work around next spring, although that timeline could be delayed due to bad weather or other factors.
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BUSINESS / Companies
Aug 3, 2022
Most major Japan utilities post losses as Ukraine conflict forces up fuel prices
'We have a strong sense of crisis,' TEPCO Executive Vice President Hiroyuki Yamaguchi said at a news conference.
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BUSINESS / Companies
Jul 31, 2022
10 years after nationalization, Tepco still faces mounting challenges
Tepco has struggled to restore its reputation and compensate for its role in the triple-meltdown nuclear crisis in Fukushima.
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JAPAN
Jul 23, 2022
Japan's nuclear regulator approves treated Fukushima water release plan
The plan includes building an undersea tunnel to release water containing radioactive tritium from the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant.
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BUSINESS
Jul 20, 2022
Japan's power crunch seen continuing despite nuclear plant restarts
A total of 10 nuclear reactors in Japan have cleared new standards set by the Nuclear Regulation Authority and have received the green light from local municipalities.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jul 13, 2022
Former executives ordered to pay Tepco ¥13 trillion over Fukushima disaster
Presiding Judge Yoshihide Asakura said the possibility of a major tsunami-related accident could have been avoided if measures to prevent flooding had been taken.
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BUSINESS / Companies
Jul 6, 2022
Utility giant Tepco weighs joining Toshiba bid
The largest power utility in Japan is looking to secure Toshiba's nuclear business, sources said.
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JAPAN
Jun 28, 2022
Tokyo power crunch eases as Japan renews call to save energy
While electricity supply in the capital isn't expected to be as tight as Monday, the country's government extended an advisory for Tokyo that calls for conservation.
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JAPAN
Jun 27, 2022
Tokyo braces for power crunch as rainy season finishes earliest ever in Kanto
The government has appealed to Tokyo residents to limit power use, with the unusually hot weather expected to boost demand for cooling.
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JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jun 17, 2022
Japan's top court rules state not liable for Fukushima disaster
Around 30 lawsuits have been filed across Japan by people who had to evacuate from their home or whose lives were greatly impacted by the earthquake — and tsunami-triggered disaster.
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BUSINESS
Apr 22, 2022
Japan's Tepco honing offshore wind bid as competition heats up
Japan is aiming to award 10 gigawatts of offshore wind capacity by the end of the decade, spurring a contest for the contracts to build the projects.
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JAPAN
Mar 22, 2022
Japanese turn down heat and lights to avoid power cut after quake
The industry ministry said Tuesday evening that the country was likely to avoid blackouts after neon signs were turned off, lights dimmed and thermostats dialed down.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Regional Voices: Fukushima
Mar 14, 2022
Years without forestry education as Fukushima decontamination falls short
While some projects have begun to restore areas of mountain forest, airborne radiation levels in those areas are still not low enough that children can safely enter.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Mar 4, 2022
Supreme Court orders damages for Fukushima victims in landmark decision
Friday's decision came as the court rejected an appeal by Tepco and ruled it negligent for not taking preventive measures against a tsunami of that size, NHK said.

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