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  • 15 Sep 2019- 07:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TOKYO, Japan Yoshiaki Harada, Japan’s environment minister, commenting on Tokyo Electric Power's (TEPCO) lack of storage capacity for contaminated Fukushima water, has said "The only option will be to drain it into the sea and dilute it".
  • 7 Sep 2019- 08:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TOKYO, Japan The government of Japan has told diplomats that it is still considering options for handling contaminated toxic radioactive water stored as part of contamination management measures following damage to Fukushima nuclear power plant which was
  • 13 Aug 2019- 04:46 by Local Press Report TOKYO The Japan Times Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings Inc. has found that treated water from the meltdown-hit Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant is expected to reach full storage capacity by around the summer of 2022 if produced at its current rate.
  • 28 Jul 2019- 06:39 by TWD Staff TOKYO, Japan Research studies of river hydrology and hydrodynamics can now be enhanced by new hydrography data developed by scientists at the University of Tokyo and released earlier this month. Mapping all of the world’s rivers, creeks, and streams is a monumental
  • 26 Jul 2019- 11:01 by Local Press Report TOKYO Space Daily Japan's astronauts could be drinking water distilled from their own urine in the near future, thanks to the latest innovation from Japan's space agency. Satoshi Matsumoto of Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) said the
  • 13 May 2019- 11:45 by Local Press Report TOKYO The Japan Times Plans are in place to increase water levels in reservoirs serving Tokyo and surrounding areas in a bid to meet demand during the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics. With more than 10 million people expected to arrive for the games, the
  • 5 May 2019- 11:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEWARK DE, United States Tapping into water found in the continental shelf beneath oceans for oil recovery could lead to adverse impacts onshore, according to new research. The research by scientists from the University of Delaware, US and Sun-Yat Sen
  • 19 Apr 2019- 12:11 by Local Press Report TOKYO NHK World The operator of the Fukushima Daiichi power plant will soon begin removing nuclear fuel from a storage pool inside one of the damaged reactor buildings at the complex. Tokyo Electric Power Company will start removing fuel from the pool of the
  • 9 Apr 2019- 07:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom A $6.7 Million USD financing package for a drinking water project in the Kyrgyz Republic was announced April 8 by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Develoment (EBRD), the European Union (EU) and the European Investment Bank
  • 8 Apr 2019- 07:04 by Local Press Report TOKYO Nikkei Asian Review Japanese materials manufacturer Toray Industries will build a new plant to make water treatment membranes in China, doubling its production capacity in a country facing water shortages. The new plant is estimated to be a 10 billion
  • 30 Mar 2019- 06:51 by Local Press Report TOKYO World Nuclear News Bolted flange tanks at Fukushima Daiichi, which had previously leaked, are no longer in use. Tokyo Electric Power Company (Tepco) has completed the transfer of the treated water to new welded tanks onsite while it awaits permission
  • 11 Mar 2019- 05:59 by Local Press Report OKUMA Japan Today Eight years after the Fukushima nuclear crisis, a fresh obstacle threatens to undermine the massive clean-up: 1 million tons of contaminated water must be stored, possibly for years, at the power plant. Last year, Tokyo Electric Power Co
  • 5 Mar 2019- 09:17 by Local Press Report TOKYO UNESCO UNESCO and the Government of Japan have signed an agreement for USD 1.7 million in support of the project “Water disaster Platform to enhance climate resilience in Africa”. The project will establish a flood early warning system and will build
  • 25 Jan 2019- 06:52 by Local Press Report TOKYO Japan Broadcasting Corporation Tokyo Electric Power Company says it has determined that water containing radioactive substances leaked from a tank at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant for more than two years. The company says there is no impact on
  • 22 Jan 2019- 07:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TOKYO, Japan The Fukushima nuclear water crisis has been compounded by multiple technical failures and flawed decision making by the Japanese government and the TEPCO utility according to a new Greenpeace report. The report follows an October 2018