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  1. MRI Scanning Results In River Water Pollution

    25 May 2020- 10:02 by Local Press Report TOKYO EurekAlert Researchers from Tokyo Metropolitan University have surveyed the amount of gadolinium found in river water in Tokyo. Gadolinium is contained in contrast agents given to patients undergoing medical ...

    Local Press Report - 05/25/2020 - 10:02

  2. "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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Fukushima Radioactive Water Storage Capacity Will Hit Limit In 2022

    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 summe ...

    Local Press Report - 08/13/2019 - 05:00

  7. 190 Treated At UAE Hospitals After Suspected Toxic Chemical Leak

    10 Jun 2019- 07:26 by Local Press Report AJMAN Gulf News Toxic chemicals are suspected to have caused the water contamination that led to several residents falling ill at a cluster of towers in Ajman over the weekend, even as residents continued to fall i ...

    Local Press Report - 06/10/2019 - 07:26

  8. Fukushima Nuclear Waste Clear-up: TEPCO Will Begin Transfer Of Fuel From Storage Pool

    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 w ...

    Local Press Report - 04/19/2019 - 12:11

  9. TEPCO Completes Fukushima Water Storage Upgrade

    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 weld ...

    Local Press Report - 03/30/2019 - 06:51

  10. Contaminated Fukushima Water Remains A Big Problem

    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 ...

    Local Press Report - 03/11/2019 - 05:59

  11. Fukushima Tank Leaked 300 Tons Of Radioactive Water Since 2016

    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 year ...

    Local Press Report - 01/25/2019 - 06:52

  12. Fukushima Radioactive Water Dump Threatens Fisheries

    6 Nov 2018- 13:12 by Local Press Report TOKYO Nikkei Asian Review Faced with the prospect that there will be no more space to store tanks containing radioactive water leaking from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, operator Tokyo Electric Power Co ...

    Local Press Report - 11/06/2018 - 13:12

  13. Japan Will Dump Radioactive Wastewater In Pacific

    20 Oct 2018- 09:47 by Local Press Report TOKYO RT World News Running out of space to store water contaminated by fuel that escaped during the Fukushima meltdown, the Japanese government is preparing to release it into the Pacific Ocean – despite the prese ...

    Local Press Report - 10/20/2018 - 09:47

  14. TEPCO Apologizes For Still-Radioactive Fukushima Water

    12 Oct 2018- 06:41 by Local Press Report TOKYO Channel News Asia The owner of the Fukushima nuclear plant, destroyed by an earthquake and tsunami more than seven years ago, said water treated at the site still contains radioactive materials that for years ...

    Local Press Report - 10/12/2018 - 06:41

  15. Fukushima "Treated Water" Still Radioactive

    30 Sep 2018- 09:50 by Local Press Report TOKYO ABC News (Australia) Tokyo Electric Power Co. and the government had said that treatment of the water had removed all radioactive elements except tritium, which experts say is safe in small amounts. They call ...

    Local Press Report - 09/30/2018 - 09:50

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