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  1. Utilities Restored After Huge Sinkhole Havoc in Hakata

    15 Nov 2016- 07:57 by Local Press Report FUKUOKA Japan Today Utilities were completely restored by Sunday, five days after a huge sinkhole suddenly opened up beneath a major road in downtown Hakata, Fukuoka Prefecture, disrupting electricity, gas, ...

    Local Press Report - 11/15/2016 - 07:57

  2. 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 ...

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

  3. Fukushima Ice Wall is Not Working

    4 Nov 2016- 12:39 by Local Press Report TOKYO Nikkei Asian Review An underground ice wall being built around Japan's crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant has so far been unable to fully prevent groundwater from entering buildings and mixing ...

    Local Press Report - 11/04/2016 - 12:39

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Fukushima Marine Life, Five Years Later

    20 Oct 2016- 07:27 by Local Press Report TOKYO Phys.org In a new report, Jordi Vives i Batlle of the Belgian Nuclear Research Centre explores the environmental consequences in the marine environment of the nuclear accident. He outlines the status of ...

    Local Press Report - 10/20/2016 - 07:27

  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 ...

    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 ...

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

  9. Japan to Address Post-Disaster Water Challenges

    5 Oct 2016- 11:25 by Local Press Report TOKYO The Japan Times The Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry plans to revise a law to boost cooperation between different tiers of government to secure stable water supplies after natural disasters. The move comes ...

    Local Press Report - 10/05/2016 - 11:25

  10. Japan’s Sewage Trucks Now Smell Like Chocolate

    3 Oct 2016- 09:59 by Local Press Report OSAKA Next Shark Japanese sewage trucks will no longer smell, thanks to a new technology incorporated in their systems. Four companies based in Osaka have recently gathered to develop a way of masking unpleasant ...

    Local Press Report - 10/03/2016 - 09:59

  11. 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 ...

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

  12. Australia is the Latest Water Cooperation Partner for Iran

    29 Sep 2016- 07:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEHRAN The Islamic Republic of Iran and Australia this week signed a memorandum of understanding on cooperation around water management. Iranian Energy Minister Hamid Chitchian said the two countries have held ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/29/2016 - 07:14

  13. Radioactive Cesium Builds Up In Fukushima Dams, Contamination of Water and Agriculture

    29 Sep 2016- 07:14 by Local Press Report TOKYO Global Research Dams surrounding the stricken Fukushima No. 1 Nuclear Power Plant operated by Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) have become de facto storage facilities for high concentrations of radioactive ...

    Local Press Report - 09/29/2016 - 07:14

  14. Toyosu Panel Chair Confirms Groundwater Leaks at Market Site

    26 Sep 2016- 07:29 by Local Press Report TOKYO The Japan Times The chair of an advisory panel to the Tokyo Metropolitan Government confirmed Saturday that groundwater has leaked into the basements of buildings at the Toyosu food wholesale market site. The ...

    Local Press Report - 09/26/2016 - 07:29

  15. 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 ...

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

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