Sep 30, 2016

Fukushima Prefecture study could lead to world's largest hydrogen plant

From stigma to startup, Fukushima Prefecture stands a chance of becoming known for something other than its festering nuclear debacle. Three power companies have announced a study into a joint hydrogen manufacturing facility in the area. Toshiba Corp., Tohoku Electric Power Co. and Iwatani Corp. ...

Feb 24, 2014

NRA experts split over fault

Experts from the Nuclear Regulation Authority were split Monday over whether a fault under Tohoku Electric Power Co.'s Higashidori nuclear power plant in Aomori Prefecture is active. During talks based on on-site inspections conducted by the NRA last year, some expressed understanding of the plant ...

Jun 19, 2011

Opinion article at war with itself

In his June 14 article, "Japan gropes for leadership," Kazuo Ogoura writes in tautologies and paradoxes. He asserts that Japan has built a "safe and efficient society" by concentrating on safety and efficiency, yet he insists that this effort has left Japan, "vulnerable to ...