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Japan informs IAEA about corrosion of Fukushima water tanks
16 April, 2024
The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) says it has been informed...
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Tepco shows new images of damage inside Fukushima Daiichi 1
Thursday, March 21, 2024 by Photographs taken by specially developed miniature drones deep inside the badly damaged reactor at unit 1 of the Fukushima Daiichi NPP show displaced control equipment and...

IAEA satisfied with Fukushima treated water release process
Friday, March 15, 2024 by The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is satisfied with the process of releasing tritium-containing treated water from the crippled Fukushima Daiichi NPP into the sea,...

IAEA confirms tritium levels below Japan's operational limit in recent treated water release from Fukushima
Tuesday, March 05, 2024 by International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) experts have confirmed that the tritium concentration in the fourth batch of diluted ALPS (Advanced Liquid Processing System) treated...

Tepco begins fourth discharge of ALPS-treated water from Fukushima
Friday, March 01, 2024 by Japan's Tokyo Electric Power Co (Tepco) has started the fourth discharge of ALPS-treated water to the sea from the damaged Fukushima Daiichi NPP. In line with the previous...

Restart of Japan’s Onagawa 2 delayed until September
Wednesday, February 21, 2024 by Japan's Tohoku Electric has said it plans to restart unit 2 at its Onagawa nuclear station in Miyagi Prefecture around September after additional safety construction works have...

Tepco reports radioactive water leak at Fukushima
Thursday, February 08, 2024 by Tokyo Electric Power Co. Holdings (Tepco), owner-operator of Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi NPP, has reported that contract workers had identified a leak of radioactive water from the...

IAEA issues first report on Japan’s discharge of Fukushima treated contaminated water
Friday, February 02, 2024 by The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Task Force, which is conducting a safety review of Japan’s discharge of treated water to the sea from the Fukushima Daiichi NPP (FDNPP),...

IAEA confirms safe tritium levels in latest ALPS treated water release at Fukushima
Tuesday, November 07, 2023 by The tritium concentration in the third batch of diluted water treated with the Advanced Liquid Processing System (ALPS) released from the Fukushima Daiichi NPP by Tokyo Electric...

Five Fukushima workers contaminated after contact with radioactive water
Wednesday, November 01, 2023 by Five workers at the Fukushima Daiichi NPP were accidentally splashed with liquid containing radioactive materials while cleaning the piping for the plant’s Advanced Liquid...

IAEA says ALPS treated water release is progressing as planned
Tuesday, October 31, 2023 by The discharge of treated water from Japan's Fukushima Daiichi NPP is progressing as planned and without any technical concerns, the Task Force set up by the IAEA confirmed after...

Japan releases second batch of treated Fukushima water
Tuesday, October 10, 2023 by Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings (TEPCO) has begun releasing a second batch of treated water from the Fukushima Daiichi NPP amid continuing tensions with neighbouring countries.

Russian scientists offer to assistance in managing Fukushima water
Friday, October 06, 2023 by At the end of August, Tokyo Electric Power Company (Tepco), which maintains the Fukushima Daiichi NPP, began releasing water into the Pacific Ocean. To cool the reactors during the...

IAEA samples second batch of ALPS treated water
Tuesday, September 26, 2023 by The International Atomic Energy Agency’s (IAEA) independent sampling and analysis of the second batch of ALPS treated water prepared for discharge from the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear...

Japan’s Takahama 2 restarts after 12 years
Wednesday, September 20, 2023 by Japan’s Kansai Electric Power has restarted unit 2 of its Takahama NPP in Fukui Prefecture for the first time since 2011. The 780 MWe pressurised water reactor (PWR), which...

Unit 2 of Japan’s Shimane NPP to restart in 2024
Wednesday, September 13, 2023 by Japan’s Chugoku Electric Power Co announced that it will restart unit 2 at its Shimane NPP in the prefectural capital of Matsue in August 2024. This will be the first time the reactor...

IAEA samples seawater following Fukushima treated water discharge
Tuesday, September 12, 2023 by The International Atomic Energy Agency’s (IAEA’s) first independent sampling and analysis of seawater near the Fukushima Daiichi NPP (FDNPP) since discharges of treated water started...

IAEA monitors treated water released from Fukushima Daiichi
Tuesday, August 29, 2023 by The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is providing live data from Japan on the release of treated water from the Fukushima Daiichi NPP on the IAEA website. The data includes...

Final preparations for discharge of Fukushima’s ALPS-treated water
Friday, August 25, 2023 by Japan’s government has requested Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings (Tepco) to promptly proceed with its preparations for the discharge into the sea of ALPS treated water stored at...

Protests continue against Fukushima water release
Tuesday, July 11, 2023 by Despite being endorsed by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Japan’s Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA) and the South Korean Government, protests are continuing against...

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