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Japan Times
JAPAN
Jun 11, 2020
Rods can be removed from No. 2 reactor at Fukushima plant, Tepco says
A total of 615 spent and unspent fuel rods are still stored in the pool at the unit where a core meltdown occurred during the 2011 disaster.
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BUSINESS / Companies
Jun 9, 2020
Tepco plans ¥2 trillion green power push by 2030
The spending plans are among the most ambitious from Japanese utilities, which lag global peers in shifting away from fossil fuels.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Regional Voices: Fukushima
Apr 10, 2020
Tepco 10-year plan for scrapping Fukushima No. 1 aims to get local firms involved
Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings Inc. is expected to disclose detailed 10-year plans for the decommissioning of the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant, including how much construction material they will have to order and the technology needed for the work, in hopes that it will make it...
Japan Times
JAPAN
Mar 25, 2020
Tepco may take 30 years to release Fukushima No. 1 radioactive water
Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings Inc. said Tuesday it may spend up to 20 to 30 years releasing contaminated water into the surrounding environment from its disaster-crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant.
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JAPAN / Media / MEDIA MIX
Mar 21, 2020
Dramatizing the reality of a nuclear meltdown
As with many feature films based on real-life incidents, "Fukushima 50," which opened nationwide March 6 and depicts the actions of the men who struggled to contain the disaster at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant following the Great East Japan Earthquake of March 2011, is a blend of factual exposition...
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JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Mar 18, 2020
Tokyo High Court slashes damages to Fukushima nuclear disaster evacuees
The Tokyo High Court on Tuesday ordered ¥1 million in additional damages be paid each to some 300 evacuees from the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster, down by two-thirds from the amount awarded by a lower court ruling.
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JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Mar 13, 2020
Sendai High Court orders Tepco to pay more to Fukushima evacuees
A high court on Thursday ordered the operator of the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant to pay ¥730 million in damages to evacuees from the 2011 tsunami-triggered meltdown, up ¥120 million from a lower court ruling.
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JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Mar 10, 2020
Japan and Tepco ordered to pay Fukushima residents who fled to Hokkaido
A court ordered the government and the operator of the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant Tuesday to pay a combined ¥52.9 million ($513,000) in damages to 89 people who evacuated from their hometowns to Hokkaido after the 2011 nuclear disaster.
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JAPAN / Crime & Legal / FOCUS
Mar 9, 2020
Nine years on, Fukushima nuclear plant lawsuits await high court rulings
High courts in Japan have been hearing a number of damages claims filed by those who evacuated due to the unprecedented nuclear accident in Fukushima Prefecture nine years ago.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Mar 9, 2020
Olympic torch relay faces cool welcome from nuclear evacuees in Fukushima No. 1 town
Dressed in protective plastic coveralls and white boots, Yuji Onuma stood in front of the row of derelict buildings that included his house, and sighed as he surveyed his old neighborhood.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Film
Mar 5, 2020
'Fukushima 50': A disaster film with real-life roots
Ken Watanabe and Koichi Sato star in the first film dramatization of the meltdown at the Fukushima No. 1 power plant.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Feb 27, 2020
IAEA chief says Fukushima water release plan meets global standards
The comment by IAEA Director General Rafael Grossi comes amid strong opposition from local fishermen and neighboring South Korea to the plan to the release the radioactive water.
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JAPAN / Society / the argument: Fukushima water crisis
Feb 25, 2020
Releasing radioactive water would further damage Fukushima's reputation
The Argument is a feature dedicated to promoting dialogue and deeper understanding of contentious issues by introducing various viewpoints.
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JAPAN / Society / The Argument: radioactive water
Feb 25, 2020
Is ocean discharge the best solution to Fukushima No. 1's water crisis?
The Argument is a feature dedicated to promoting dialogue and deeper understanding of contentious issues by introducing various viewpoints.
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JAPAN / Society / the argument: Fukushima water crisis
Feb 25, 2020
It's time to release treated Fukushima water just like other coastal nuclear plants do
The Argument is a feature dedicated to promoting dialogue and deeper understanding of contentious issues by introducing various viewpoints.
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JAPAN
Feb 5, 2020
A trip to the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant: Full-body suits and three layers of socks
Reuters was recently given exclusive access to the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant, where three reactors melted down in 2011 after a powerful earthquake and tsunami overwhelmed the seaside facility.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jan 31, 2020
Japan's METI recommends releasing Fukushima radioactive water into sea
The industry ministry Friday recommended releasing treated radioactive water from the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant into the ocean, saying it would be preferable to releasing it into the atmosphere by boiling it.
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JAPAN / Regional Voices: Fukushima
Jan 31, 2020
Delayed probe of Fukushima No. 1 reactor to push back fuel debris removal
A plan to remove fuel debris from the primary containment vessel of a reactor at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant is expected to be further pushed back after it became apparent that Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings Ltd. will not be able to conduct an internal probe — a key step to start...
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jan 23, 2020
Tepco estimates 44 years to decommission Fukushima No. 2 nuclear plant
Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings Inc. has estimated that it will take 44 years to decommission its Fukushima No. 2 nuclear plant.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jan 18, 2020
Japan's nuclear regulator head calls on Tepco to beef up staff in wake of Fukushima decommissioning errors
The head of the nuclear regulator has called on the top executive of Tokyo Electric Power Co. Holdings to beef up staff at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant in the wake of a string of human errors in decommissioning work.

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