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  1. TEPCO to Start Freezing Soil Barrier at Fukushima

    21 Oct 2015- 10:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TOKYO, Japan The Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO), operator of the crippled Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant, will begin freezing a 1,500-meter-long and 30-meter deep soil barrier-- which aims to prev ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/21/2015 - 10:48

  2. Fukushima Police File Pollution Case Against TEPCO

    2 Oct 2015- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent FUKUSHIMA, Japan Police in Fukushima, Japan have filed a case against the Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) and 32 of the utility’s current and former executives over leaks of radioactive wastewater into the Pac ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/02/2015 - 10:10

  3. TEPCO Dumps Treated Groundwater Into Pacific to Ease Toxic Water Buildup at Fukushima Plant

    14 Sep 2015- 09:03 by Local Press Report FUKUSHIMA Japan Today The operator of the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant on Monday discharged groundwater filtered after being pumped up from wells around damaged reactor buildings into the ocean, i ...

    Local Press Report - 09/14/2015 - 09:03

  4. Fukushima Fishermen Formally Approve TEPCO Plan to Discharge Radioactive Water Into Pacific

    11 Aug 2015- 11:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent FUKUSHIMA, Japan At an August 11th meeting, the Fukushima Prefectural Federation of Fisheries Cooperative Associations gave final approval for the Tokyo Electric Power Company’s (TEPCO) plan to discharge radio ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/11/2015 - 11:13

  5. Japan’s Audit Board Critical of Multi-Billion-Dollar Fukushima Clean-Up

    26 Mar 2015- 10:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TOKYO, Japan Japan has spent over $4.9 billion USD so far on decommissioning the crippled Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant and dealing with the massive buildup of contaminated water there, with a signific ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/26/2015 - 10:43

  6. Radioactive Water Leak at Fukushima Went Unreported for Months: TEPCO

    26 Feb 2015- 09:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TOKYO, Japan The Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO), operator of the crippled Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant, admitted this week that it had known since last April that radioactive water was leaking a ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/04/2015 - 11:07

  7. Toxic Water Still a Major Challenge at Fukushima Nuclear Plant: IAEA

    11 Feb 2015- 10:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent FUKUSHIMA, Japan Toxic water build-up remains a major challenge at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant, according to Juan Carlos Lentijo, head of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team that i ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/11/2015 - 10:42

  8. TEPCO Likely to Miss March Deadline for Groundwater Shields, Too

    3 Feb 2015- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TOKYO, Japan The Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO), operator of the crippled Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant, will likely miss its late March target for completing frozen soil shields to prevent groundwate ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/03/2015 - 10:17

  9. Fukushima Water Treatment System Halted Again

    29 Sep 2014- 10:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TOKYO, Japan The system that is supposed to treat radioactive wastewater at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant had to be halted on September 26th after a new technical defect was found. The Tokyo Electr ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/29/2014 - 10:19

  10. TEPCO Admits Ice Wall Failed at Fukushima

    21 Aug 2014- 10:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TOKYO, Japan The Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO), operator of the crippled Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant, admitted this week that its plan to plug a tunnel with an ice wall to keep groundwater fro ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/21/2014 - 10:24

  11. TEPCO Likely to Miss Deadline for Filtering Radioactive Water

    5 Aug 2014- 09:47 by Local Press Report FUKUSHIMA Bloomberg The Tokyo Electric Power Company looks likely to miss a deadline to filter out a cancer-causing radioactive isotope from water stored at its wrecked nuclear plant in Fukushima, according to Bloom ...

    Local Press Report - 08/05/2014 - 09:47

  12. Fukushima Nuclear Plant Manager Admits Contaminated Water Problem is Out of Control

    21 Apr 2014- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent FUKUSHIMA, Japan The manager of Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant admitted last week that the facility did not have its contaminated water problems fully under control, a situation he called “embar ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/21/2014 - 10:03

  13. TEPCO Starts Cleaning Underground Tunnels to Stop Groundwater Contamination at Fukushima

    7 Jan 2014- 10:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TOKYO, Japan The Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO), owner and operator of the crippled Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant, announced this week that it would begin cleaning underground tunnels that it believes h ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/07/2014 - 10:19

  14. Typhoon Causes More Contaminated Water Leaks at Japan’s Fukushima Nuclear Plant

    17 Oct 2013- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TOKYO, Japan One of the most powerful storms to hit Japan in recent years, Typhoon Wipha, caused more radioactive contaminated water to leak from the crippled Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant on October 1 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/17/2013 - 10:01

  15. Japan’s Prime Minister Asks for International Help With Fukushima Disaster

    8 Oct 2013- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYOTO, Japan Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe this weekend said his country is open to international help to contain the ongoing contaminated water disaster at the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plan ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/08/2013 - 10:00

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