TEPCO Unveils Newest Tainted-Water Plan

via channelnewsaisa.com / August 7, 2o14 / The operator of Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant on Thursday (Aug 7) unveiled a plan to dump scrubbed water directly into the ocean, sparking concerns over whether it would be properly decontaminated. The plan, which still needs approval from the ...

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Japan’s Nuclear Restarts May Be Delayed Until 2015

via reuters / August 6, 2014 / The long-awaited restart of Japan's nuclear power plants is facing yet another setback and may be delayed until 2015, Japanese media said on Wednesday, piling pressure on struggling utilities to push for fresh price hikes. Kyushu Electric Power's two-reactor Send ...

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Meltdown at Fukushima Reactor 3 Worse Than Thought

via NHK World / August 6, 2014 / The operator of the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant says the damage to nuclear fuel in one of its reactors may be worse than previously thought. Fukushima Daiichi Reactor 3 Tokyo Electric Power Company engineers have been working to size up damage ...

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TEPCO Faces Renewed Pressure Over Responsibility and Cleanup

via thediplomat.com / August 1st, 2014 / Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) has taken yet another hit this week, as a judicial panel has decided to request the indictment of three of its executives over the handling of the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant disaster. While a previous indictment w ...

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Corbett Report Interview: Gary Kohls Confronts the #Hiroshima Myth

via The Corbett Report / August 3rd, 2014 / James Corbett is joined by Gary Kohls, MD–a retired physician and regular contributor to the Duluth Reader–to discuss his recent column, “The Hiroshima Myth and the Glorification of American Militarism.” We expose the myths surrounding the suppo ...

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Fukushima Disaster Colors A-Bomb Anniversaries

by Jason Bartashius / Japan Times / July 30, 2014 / Over the past three years, the atomic bombing anniversaries in August have increasingly become a time to ask new questions. How did the only country to experience nuclear bombings come to embrace nuclear power, a decision that ultimately led ...

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TEPCO Logs 1st Pre-Tax Profit In 4 yrs For April-June Qtr.

via Mainichi.jp / August 1, 2014 / Tokyo Electric Power Co. said Thursday it turned to the black on a group pretax basis in the April-June quarter for the first time in the four years since the 2011 nuclear crisis at its Fukushima Daiichi power plant. For the three-month period, TEPCO, which i ...

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