Water Diplomat News Logo
Water Diplomat Logo
Water Diplomat News Logo


Search results

Displaying 1 - 10 of 609

  1. "Black Rain" Causes Concern North Of Tokyo

    10 Mar 2020- 10:36 by Local Press Report HASUDA Sora News 24 Among increasing occurrences of extreme weather around the world, residents of Saitama Prefecture were handed an especially disturbing phenomenon on 2 March when a black tinged rain was found in ...

    Local Press Report - 03/10/2020 - 10:36

  2. Japan Government Fukushima Water Release Plan Has IAEA Support

    3 Mar 2020- 08:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TOKYO, Japan The Director of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Rafael Grossi, has indicated support for the Japan government’s proposal to release contaminated water from the Fukushima nuclear plan ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/03/2020 - 10:39

  3. Japan Cracks Down On US Air Force Water Pollution

    2 Mar 2020- 09:35 by Local Press Report OKINAWA Stars and Stripes Japan plans to join other nations in officially setting its own water quality safety guidelines for banned pollutants that have been found around U.S. military bases near Tokyo and on Okina ...

    Local Press Report - 03/02/2020 - 09:35

  4. Tokyo Olympic Events Threatened By Bacterial Contamination Of Water

    11 Feb 2020- 06:55 by Local Press Report TOKYO NHK World The Tokyo Metropolitan Government has started work to improve water quality at a venue of this year's Olympic and Paralympic Games after higher-than-acceptable levels of E. coli bacteria were d ...

    Local Press Report - 02/11/2020 - 06:55

  5. Fukushima Wastewater Release: Diplomats Briefed

    5 Feb 2020- 09:15 by Staff- Water Diplomat TOYKO, Japan The government of Japan briefed foreign embassy officials 3 February on an increasingly preferred method of disposal of treated radioactive water from the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant into ...

    Staff - Water D... - 03/03/2020 - 13:51

  6. Radioactive Fukushima Waste Destined For Pacific?

    13 Jan 2020- 09:57 by Staff- Water Diplomat SEOUL, South Korea The government of Japan looks likely to proceed with a controlled ocean-release of radioactive wastewater associated with the Fukushima disaster, a move criticised by environmental groups in n ...

    Staff - Water D... - 02/03/2020 - 09:06

  7. Japan Considers Options For Disposal Of Radioactive Fukushima Water

    27 Dec 2019- 07:05 by Local Press Report TOKYO The Japan Times The economy and industry ministry has proposed gradually releasing or allowing to evaporate massive amounts of waste liquid that has been treated but is still contaminated with radioactive mat ...

    Local Press Report - 12/30/2019 - 08:34

  8. South Korea Seeks Additional Data On Release Of Contaminated Fukushima Water

    2 Dec 2019- 08:08 by Staff- Water Diplomat TOKYO, Japan The government of Japan government has sought to reassure neighboring countries that contaminated water from the Fukushima nuclear power plant will be dealt with “appropriately”. There has been criti ...

    Staff - Water D... - 12/05/2019 - 09:23

  9. Japan Authorities Say It's Safe To Dump Radioactive Fukushima Water Into Pacific

    20 Nov 2019- 05:27 by Local Press Report TOKYO The Japan Times The industry ministry said Monday it would be safe to release water contaminated by the Fukushima nuclear disaster into the ocean, stressing that on an annual basis the amount of radiation mea ...

    Local Press Report - 11/20/2019 - 05:27

  10. Mystery Of Saltwater Intrusion That Disrupted Tokyo Airport

    10 Nov 2019- 09:49 by Local Press Report TOKYO The Japan Times Water has been fully restored to Haneda airport following a three-day disruption caused by saltwater intrusion, the operator of its domestic terminals said Friday. Japan Airport Terminal Co. s ...

    Local Press Report - 11/10/2019 - 09:57

  11. Water Shortage Risk For 70 Million People In Aral Sea Basin

    7 Nov 2019- 07:27 by Local Press Report TOKYO UN University Unless well-funded and coordinated joint efforts are stepped up, ongoing over-withdrawals compounded by climate change will cause dangerous water shortages for some 70 million people living in Ce ...

    Local Press Report - 11/07/2019 - 07:27

  12. Japan Fisheries Failures Associated With Pesticides

    4 Nov 2019- 07:17 by Local Press Report TOKYO EcoWatch Scientists announced today that pesticide use on rice fields led to the collapse of a nearby fishery in Lake Shinji, Japan, according to a new study. While it is impossible to say that the use of pest ...

    Local Press Report - 11/04/2019 - 07:17

  13. Japan Addresses Disastrous Floods Associated With Climate Change

    27 Oct 2019- 09:20 by Local Press Report TOKYO The Japan Times In the wake of a recent series of increasingly severe rain-caused disasters, the infrastructure ministry is discussing new steps to prevent river flooding, with an eye on expected increases in ...

    Local Press Report - 10/27/2019 - 09:20

  14. Japan Rail Project Stalled By Water Concerns

    25 Oct 2019- 12:05 by Local Press Report SHIZUOKA Japan Times Construction of a new maglev line connecting Tokyo and Nagoya has come to a standstill, with Shizuoka Prefecture refusing to give the green light to the full-scale drilling of a tunnel under th ...

    Local Press Report - 10/25/2019 - 12:05

  15. South Korea Raises Fukushima Water Release Concerns To London Convention

    14 Oct 2019- 07:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TOKYO, Japan The fishing industry of South Korea has& brought its concerns over the release of the contaminated water at Japan's Fukushima nuclear power plant into the sea to the London Convention and ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/10/2019 - 10:55