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Orano strengthens cooperation with Tepco for Fukushima decommissioning
08 October, 2019
France's Orano Group announced that it has signed a cooperation...
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Japanese court finds officials not guilty of negligence over Fukushima
Tuesday, September 24, 2019 by Japan’s Tokyo District Court on 19 September ruled that three former executives of Tokyo Electric Power Co (Tepco) were not guilty of professional negligence in the 2011 Fukushima disaster.

Fukushima water tanks will be full by 2022
Thursday, August 22, 2019 by By the summer of 2022, storage tanks holding processed contaminated water at the Fukushima Daiichi NPP site will become completely full, according to Tokyo Electric Power Co (Tepco)....

More water problems for Fukushima
Thursday, May 16, 2019 by Tokyo Electric Power Company (Tepco) on 13 May temporarily halted the injection of water into the damaged reactor at Fukushima Daiichi unit 2 to obtain data on how the temperature...

Melted fuel photographed at Fukushima
Friday, February 15, 2019 by Tokyo Electric Power Company (Tepco) on 13 February released photos of fuel debris within the primary containment vessel (PCV) of unit 2 at Japan’s damaged Fukushima Daiichi NPP....

Russia’s NIIAR to simulate the behaviour of Fukushima molten core material
Tuesday, October 30, 2018 by Scientists at Russia’s Research Institute of Atomic Reactors (NIIAR, part of the scientific division of state nuclear corporation Rosatom) will spend the next several months...

Tepco to build new seawall at Fukushim
Thursday, September 20, 2018 by Tokyo Electric Power Company (Tepco) has announced that it will build a 600-metre-long seawall to strengthen protection against tsunami at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant.

Tepco to survey debris at Fukushima Daiichi 2
Monday, July 30, 2018 by Tokyo Electric Power Company (Tepco) is planning to survey melted fuel debris at unit 2 of the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant by the end of March 2019 to explore ways for...

More compensation for Fukushima evacuees
Tuesday, March 20, 2018 by Japan’s Kyoto District Court on 15 March ordered the government and Tokyo Electric Power Company (Tepco) to pay JPY110m ($1m) in damages to 110 of 174 plaintiffs evacuated from the...

Fukushima fallout found in particulate form
Tuesday, March 06, 2018 by Uranium and other radioactive materials, including caesium and technetium, have been found in tiny particles released from Japan’s damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, the...

UK drone to be deployed at Fukushima
Thursday, March 01, 2018 by The UK-developed Remote Intelligence Survey Equipment for Radiation (RISER) is to be deployed to measure radiation levels inside damaged reactors at Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant.

More melted fuel identified at Fukushima Daiichi
Tuesday, January 23, 2018 by Tokyo Electric Power Company (Tepco) said on 19 January that a long telescopic probe has successfully captured images of the fuel inside the primary containment vessel (PCV) of...

Fukushima opens partially-built waste store
Monday, October 30, 2017 by The Japanese government on 28 October began full operation of a facility, to store radioactive waste resulting from the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster after running it on a trial...

More delays for Fukushima cleanup
Friday, September 29, 2017 by Japan's government on 26 September approved a revision of its 30/40-year plan to decommission the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, delaying by three more years the removal of...

More restart delays for Japanese reactors
Tuesday, August 22, 2017 by The governor of Japan’s Ibaraki prefecture, Masaru Hashimoto, said on17 August that he will not consent to restarting the single reactor at Japan Atomic Power Co’s Tokai II NPP,...

Fukushima ice wall not seen as effective
Sunday, August 20, 2017 by A subterranean ice wall which Tokyo Electric Power Co (Tepco) has constructed surrounding the damaged nuclear reactors at the Fukushima Daiichi NPP to block groundwater from flowing...

Fukushima town moves to lift evacuation orders
Thursday, August 10, 2017 by The authorities of a town in Japan’s Fukushima Prefecture are considering partially lift the evacuation order for "difficult-to-return" zones with high radiation levels by spring of...

Fuel removal at Fukushima remains a problem
Tuesday, August 08, 2017 by Japan’s Nuclear Damage Compensation and Decommissioning Facilitation Corporation (NDF) on 2 August made public its basic policy for recovery of melted nuclear fuel from units 1-3...

Melted fuel possibly identified at Fukushima unit 3
Sunday, July 23, 2017 by Tokyo Electric Power Company (Tepco) has said that an aquatic robot recently sent into the unit 3 reactor of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant Japan has captured images of what...

New robot to inspect Fukushima unit 3
Thursday, June 15, 2017 by A small radiation-hardened, submersible robot will be used to inspect the primary containment vessel (PCV) of Fukushima Daiichi unit 3 this summer.

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