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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Japan Prepares to Release Tritium-Tainted Water

    12 Apr 2016- 09:02 by Local Press Report TOKYO Associated Press To dump or not to dump a little-discussed substance is the question brewing in Japan as it grapples with the aftermath of the nuclear catastrophe in Fukushima five years ago. The substance is ...

    Local Press Report - 04/12/2016 - 09:02

  5. Containing Radioactive Water at Fukushima Could Take Nine Years

    9 Mar 2016- 08:18 by Local Press Report TOKYO Associated Press After battling radioactive water leaks for five years at Japan's crippled Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear plant, the utility that ran it says it will need another four to finish the job. Disas ...

    Local Press Report - 03/09/2016 - 08:18

  6. Fukushima Fisheries Highlight Drop in Radioactive Substances in Seawater

    17 Nov 2015- 09:36 by Local Press Report TOKYO Japan News Having confirmed that concentration levels of radioactive substances in the sea outside the port area have fallen dramatically, the local fisheries industry has called on TEPCO to "inform the ...

    Local Press Report - 11/17/2015 - 09:36

  7. 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

  8. More Fukushima Fishermen OK TEPCO Water Discharge Plan

    26 Aug 2015- 09:05 by Local Press Report FUKUSHIMA Japan Times Fishermen in Fukushima Prefecture on Tuesday approved a plan by Tokyo Electric Power Co. to take contaminated groundwater continuously flowing into the stricken Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant a ...

    Local Press Report - 08/26/2015 - 09:05

  9. Fukushima Tap Water Wins Award

    10 Apr 2015- 10:37 by Local Press Report FUKUSHIMA Japan Times Tap water from the city of Fukushima has won the second-highest prize in the Monde Selection, one of the most prestigious quality awards in the world, according to the city government. Polluti ...

    Local Press Report - 04/10/2015 - 10:37

  10. Japan Considers Evaporation, Storage of Radioactive Water at Fukushima

    8 Apr 2015- 09:49 by Local Press Report TOKYO Reuters Japan is considering evaporating or storing underground tritium-laced water from the wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant as an alternative to releasing it into the ocean, Tokyo Electric Power Co's chi ...

    Local Press Report - 04/08/2015 - 09:49

  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. TEPCO Blames Latest Fukushima Leak on "Human Error"

    24 Feb 2014- 09:19 by Local Press Report FUKUSHIMA International Business Times Crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant again dispensed some 100 tonnes of highly radioactive water on Thursday. Its operator Tokyo Electric Power Co (TEPCO) blamed human error ...

    Local Press Report - 02/24/2014 - 09:19

  13. New Radioactive Leak at Fukushima Nuclear Plant

    20 Feb 2014- 10:02 by Local Press Report FUKUSHIMA BBC Around 100 tonnes of highly radioactive water have leaked from a storage tank at Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant, operator Tokyo Electric (Tepco) says. The toxic water may have overflowed after a ...

    Local Press Report - 02/20/2014 - 10:02

  14. Record Cesium Levels Found in Fukushima Groundwater

    14 Feb 2014- 10:11 by Local Press Report FUKUSHIMA Japan News Tokyo Electric Power Co. said Thursday that 130,000 becquerels of radioactive cesium per liter were detected in groundwater sampled the same day from an observation well at its stricken Fukushi ...

    Local Press Report - 02/14/2014 - 10:11

  15. Scientists Say Algae Could Help Clean Toxic Wastewater at Fukushima

    7 Feb 2014- 10:11 by Local Press Report FUKUSHIMA PRI Remember this word: phytoremediation. Not very widely known, perhaps, but “pretty self-explanatory” says Lee Newman, so long as you know that “phyto” means “plant.” Newman’s a professor of biotechnolog ...

    Local Press Report - 02/07/2014 - 10:11