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TOKYO ELECTRIC POWER CO

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JAPAN
Mar 29, 2014
Fukushima No. 1 worker dies in hole during foundation check
A subcontractor engaged in cleanup work at the meltdown-hit Fukushima No. 1 power plant died Friday after a hole he was digging collapsed, burying him alive.
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ENVIRONMENT / OUR PLANET EARTH
Mar 22, 2014
Energy debate challenges facade of wa
Torn between his nationalistic instinct to resurrect what he seems to regard as Japan's great bygone days of empire-building and the mundane demands of caring for the pressing needs of his nation, a remarkably caring soul might almost feel sorry for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe during his first months in...
COMMENTARY / COUNTERPOINT
Mar 15, 2014
The Fukushima tragedy justifies nuclear skepticism
The findings of a Kyodo survey conducted in February this year reveal a stunning level of reluctance to restart Japan's nuclear reactors in the host cities, towns and prefectures that stand to gain from revving them back up.
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COMMUNITY / Our Lives / CLOSE-UP
Mar 4, 2012
Taro Yamamoto: Actor in the spotlight of Japan's antinuke movement
On a rainy midwinter day, Taro Yamamoto stood with a small group of people in front of Shimokitazawa Station in Tokyo's Setagaya Ward and addressed passers-by in that artsy youth-culture hub.
JAPAN / WEEK 3
May 15, 2011
Utility and opponents lock horns over planned N-plant
With the May 10 announcement by Prime Minister Naoto Kan of a fundamental review of nuclear power generation in Japan, the fate of 14 planned new reactors was necessarily thrown into doubt. However, neither ongoing events in Fukushima, nor news of the review, have changed the stance of the nation's electricity...
JAPAN / WEEK 3
May 15, 2011
Author's fiction turns horribly real
The Pacific Ocean a few kilometers off the coast of a city in the Tokai region of central Honshu turns white. Hundreds of curious holidaymakers caught in a traffic jam on the seaside road get out of their cars and jump up onto the sea wall for a better view of the strange sight — only to realize that...

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