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TRITIUM

JAPAN / Science & Health
Jun 28, 2018
Radioactive tritium removed from water by Kindai University team, raising hopes for Fukushima cleanup
The researchers used processed aluminum powder to develop a reusable filter that captures tritiated water in superfine pores.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Sep 20, 2017
Nuclear watchdog orders Amazon to halt sales of product containing radioactive materials
The Nuclear Regulation Authority has ordered the Japanese arm of Amazon.com Inc. and two other companies to suspend sales of products containing radioactive tritium in excess of the legally allowable limit, the country's nuclear watchdog said Wednesday.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jul 15, 2017
Tepco backpedals after disaster reconstruction chief knocks plan to dump tritiated water into sea
Tokyo Electric walks back its decision to dump the tritium-tainted water stored at Fukushima No. 1 plant into the ocean after the disaster reconstruction minister objects.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Science & Health
Jul 14, 2017
Fukushima's tritiated water to be dumped into sea, Tepco chief says
Tokyo Electric's chairman riles up Fukushima fishermen by announcing that its ever-growing mountain of tritium-tainted water will be dumped into the sea.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Science & Health
Sep 6, 2016
Tepco adviser says treated Fukushima water safe for release into Pacific
Treated water from the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant is safe to be released under controlled circumstances into the Pacific Ocean, according to an independent Tepco adviser.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Oct 16, 2014
Lockheed's Skunk Works developing truck-size fusion reactor
Lockheed Martin Corp.'s secretive Skunk Works unit, which designed the U-2 spy plane and F-117 stealth fighter jet, is developing a reactor to harness nuclear fusion, the process that powers the sun.
JAPAN
Aug 11, 2014
Tepco seeks OK for toxic-groundwater dumping facility at Fukushima plant
Tokyo Electric Power Co. on Monday asked regulators for permission to build a facility to dump radiation-tainted groundwater from the Fukushima No. 1 power plant into the sea after filtration, sources said.
JAPAN
May 30, 2014
Japan solicits offers for tritium separation bid
Japan is offering ¥1 billion to any party that can help it separate tritium from the radioactive water building up at the troubled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Aug 23, 2013
Tepco radioactive flow raises alarm over seafood safety
Tokyo Electric Power Co.'s revelation that massive amounts of radioactive water are flowing into the Pacific further raised fears about the harm to marine life.
JAPAN
Jun 25, 2013
Tritium samples in sea near No. 1 jump
The density of radioactive tritium in samples of seawater from near the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant doubled over 10 days to hit a record 1,100 becquerels per liter, possibly indicating contaminated groundwater is seeping into the Pacific Ocean.
JAPAN
Jun 25, 2013
Level of radioactive tritium rising in harbor at Fukushima plant
Tokyo Electric Power Co. has seen a rise in the level of radioactive tritium in seawater within the harbor at the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant.

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