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WATER LEAKS

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JAPAN / YEAR IN REVIEW 2013
Dec 25, 2013
A look back at the year's top 10 Japan news stories
Japan Times editors selected the following domestic stories as the most important in 2013.
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JAPAN
Dec 4, 2013
IAEA says Tepco should consider water release
International Atomic Energy Agency experts suggest that Tepco consider discharging toxic water from the Fukushima No. 1 plant into the ocean after lowering the level of radioactive materials to less than the legal limit.
JAPAN
Nov 12, 2013
Tepco plans new draining ditch to divert any spills into No. 1 harbor
Tokyo Electric Power Co. will build a new drainage channel at its crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant as part of efforts to prevent radioactive water from directly flowing into the Pacific when there is a storage tank spill, officials said.
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JAPAN
Oct 29, 2013
IOC unworried by Fukushima water leaks, JOC says
The International Olympic Committee is completely unfazed by the continued radioactive water leaks at the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant, according to Japanese Olympic Committee President Tsunekazu Takeda.
JAPAN
Oct 25, 2013
Japan receives global offers to contain water spills at Fukushima No. 1
The government-linked nuclear decommissioning body says it has received expressions of interest from 779 firms and individuals with technology to help contain radioactive water spills at the wrecked Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant.
JAPAN
Sep 27, 2013
Tepco raises toxic water estimate to 400 tons a day
Tokyo Electric Power Co. on Friday formally revised its groundwater flow simulation and now believes up to 400 tons of contaminated water is seeping into the Pacific every day from the damaged Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant.
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JAPAN
Sep 26, 2013
Tepco to resume testing on ALPS water filter
Tokyo Electric will resume tests on the ALPS processor and install a new ALPS next year to bring the radioactive water at Fukushima No. 1 to safer levels.
JAPAN
Sep 7, 2013
Tepco to fit No. 1 plant water tanks with level gauges
Tokyo Electric Power Co. said it will install water level gauges on all flange-type tanks storing radioactive coolant at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant by the end of November, to enhance monitoring.
JAPAN
Sep 3, 2013
Abe steps in to tackle nuclear water crisis
After putting off spending taxpayer money as long as it could, the Abe administration announces that it will earmark at least ¥47 billion to stop contaminated water from leaking at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Sep 3, 2013
Tepco dealt another criminal complaint
Three people file a criminal complaint against Tokyo Electric Power and 32 executives, claiming they neglected to prevent radioactive water at Fukushima No. 1 from flowing into the ocean.
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JAPAN
Aug 29, 2013
Fukushima spill snags reactor restart quest
The Fukushima No. 1 power plant's continued pollution of the Pacific is fueling growing domestic and international concern about radiation hazards, clouding plans by utilities and the government to quickly restart a dozen reactors.
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JAPAN
Aug 27, 2013
'Whack-a-mole' Tepco can't cut it, so state steps in
The government will lead "emergency measures" to combat the radioactive water leaks at the wrecked Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant, wresting control of the disaster recovery from the besieged Tokyo Electric Power Co.
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JAPAN
Aug 20, 2013
Tank at No. 1 lost 300 tons of radioactive water
About 300 tons of highly radioactive water had leaked from a tank at the damaged Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant as of Tuesday afternoon, Tokyo Electric Power Co. said.

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