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  1. Radioactive Water Dump Threatens Fukushima Fisheries

    8 Nov 2018- 11:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TOKYO, Japan Last month’s announcement that the government of Japan will release radioactive water into the Pacific Ocean has left Fukushima fisherman wondering how they will ensure the safety of their liveliho ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/08/2018 - 11:50

  2. Fukushima's Tainted Water Seabound?

    28 Feb 2018- 11:27 by Local Press Report FUKUSHIMA Nikkei Asian Review Space for storing treated but still radioactive water is running out at Japan's crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. Soon, the government and utility Tokyo Electric Pow ...

    Local Press Report - 02/28/2018 - 11:27

  3. TEPCO Extends Fukushima Ice Wall

    23 Aug 2017- 08:45 by Local Press Report FUKUSHIMA Kyodo News The operator of the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear complex began work Tuesday to extend an underground ice wall to prevent contaminated water increasing within the facilities. The coolant-f ...

    Local Press Report - 08/23/2017 - 08:45

  4. Highly Radioactive Wastewater Found in Septic Systems at Fukushima Car Washes

    7 Nov 2016- 03:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent FUKUSHIMA, Japan Highly radioactive sludge has been found in septic tanks belonging to car washes in Japan’s Fukushima Prefecture, Kyodo News reported, quoting Japanese auto industry officials. Many of these ta ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/07/2016 - 03:06

  5. Fukushima Clean-Up Costs Could Hit Several Billion Dollars Per Year

    27 Oct 2016- 10:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TOKYO, Japan The cost of cleaning up the crippled Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant could increase from $766 million USD annually to several billion dollars a year, Japan's industry ministry said this ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/27/2016 - 10:53

  6. Sinking Soil Could Lead to Radioactive Water Accumulation at Fukushima Nuclear Plant

    24 Oct 2016- 07:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent FUKUSHIMA, Japan Bags of radiation-contaminated soil could be sinking into the ground at temporary storage sites in Japan’s Fukushima Prefecture, allowing radioactive water to pool inside them, according to a ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/24/2016 - 07:03

  7. Radioactive Water Leak Contained at Fukushima Reactor: TEPCO

    10 Oct 2016- 08:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent FUKUSHIMA, Japan As much as 32 liters of radioactive water leaked from a storage tank at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant last week, but the leak is now contained, the Tokyo Electric Power Company said on O ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/10/2016 - 08:26

  8. TEPCO Asks for Government Help to Avoid Bankruptcy Over Fukushima Clean-Up

    6 Oct 2016- 08:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TOKYO, Japan The Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO), operator of the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant, has asked the Japanese government to help it avoid bankruptcy due to the escalating costs of the cle ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/06/2016 - 08:21

  9. TEPCO Says It Can’t Yet Assess Whether Ice Wall Has Been Effective

    3 Oct 2016- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TOKYO, Japan The Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) said last week that it was not yet able to determine whether the ice wall it built to prevent groundwater from entering the crippled Fukushima-Daiichi Nucle ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/03/2016 - 09:59

  10. Heavy Rains Bring Tainted Groundwater to Surface at Fukushima

    22 Sep 2016- 08:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TOKYO, Japan The Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) is checking for radiation contamination in seawater after heavy rains brought by Typhoon Malakas this week caused tainted groundwater to rise to the surfac ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/22/2016 - 08:39

  11. Typhoons Melt Part of Ice Barrier at Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant

    6 Sep 2016- 06:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent FUKUSHIMA, Japan Heavy rainfall from recent typhoons has caused partial melting of the underground ice wall that is supposed to prevent water from seeping into and out of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, th ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/06/2016 - 06:44

  12. Frozen Wall Is Not Keeping Groundwater Out of Fukushima Nuclear Plant: Experts

    22 Aug 2016- 11:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TOKYO, Japan The frozen wall that the Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) installed at the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant has failed to keep groundwater from entering the facility, an expert p ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/22/2016 - 11:07

  13. Russia Markets Nuclear Clean-Up Business to Japan

    25 Jul 2016- 09:28 by Local Press Report SOSNOVY BOR nuclear-news A Russian state company has offered to help decontaminate radioactive water at the battered Fukushima nuclear power plant and assist in decomissioning reactors. In addition to export revenu ...

    Local Press Report - 07/25/2016 - 09:28

  14. Fukushima Ice Wall Not 100 Percent Effective: TEPCO

    22 Jul 2016- 09:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TOKYO, Japan The underground ice wall built around the reactors at the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant will not be able to entirely prevent water from seeping into the buildings, the plant’s ope ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/22/2016 - 09:57

  15. High Levels of Radioactive Contamination Found in Fukushima Water Bodies: Greenpeace

    21 Jul 2016- 11:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent OSAKA, Japan High levels of radioactive contamination have been found in riverbanks, estuaries and coastal waters in Fukushima, environmental group Greenpeace Japan warned this week. The group said in a July 2 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/21/2016 - 11:48

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