Tag Archives: iaea

TEPCO May Need to Dump Fukushima Water Into Sea, UN Says

via bloomberg.com / May 15, 2015 / Tokyo Electric Power Co. should consider discharging water contaminated by the Fukushima Daiichi reactor meltdowns into the Pacific Ocean, the International Atomic Energy Agency said. More than four years after the nuclear power-plant disaster in Japan, the Uni ...

Continue Reading
By Broc West| No Comment | Featured, News
U.N. Agency Eyes Flushing More Fukushima-Contaminated Water

by Diane Barnes / NTI.org / February 14, 2014 / The U.N. nuclear watchdog urged Japan to weigh dumping radioactive water from its Fukushima plant to help control the fluid's "enormous" quantity. Japan should consider "all options" to manage radiation-tainted fluid from the Fukushima Daiichi ...

Continue Reading
By Broc West| 10 Comments | Featured, News
International Experts Meeting In Vienna To Discuss Radiation Protection

by Michael Madsen / via IAEA / January 15, 2014 / The Tohoku earthquake on 11 March 2011 and the following tsunami that crippled the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant has brought to the forefront important challenges facing the international radiation protection regime. As a result of t ...

Continue Reading
By Corbett| 6 Comments | News
IAEA: Fukushima clean-up “complicated” but “progressing” (AUDIO)

via WBUR.org / December 6, 2013 / Inspectors from the International Atomic Energy Agency are praising Japan for making progress to stabilize the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant, which was crippled by an earthquake and tsunami nearly three years ago. This week, the IAEA inspectors wrapped ...

Continue Reading
By Corbett| 8 Comments | Featured, News
IAEA dispatches marine analysts to #Fukushima

via NHK World / November 6, 2013 / The International Atomic Energy Agency is sending marine monitoring experts to Japan. They will advise on handling radioactive wastewater leaking into the sea from the troubled Fukushima Daiichi power plant. The world nuclear watchdog says two members from it ...

Continue Reading
By Broc West| 6 Comments | News
Japan to host nuclear safety conference in Fukushima

via AFP / December 13, 2012 / An international conference will be held in Japan's Fukushima region over the weekend to discuss nuclear safety following last year's atomic crisis, Tokyo said Thursday. High-level officials, including government ministers, from more than 50 countries and organ ...

Continue Reading
By Corbett| No Comment | News
IAEA, Fukushima Prefecture to set up joint decontamination program

By Takashi Kida / via The Asahi Shimbun / December 7, 2012 / The International Atomic Energy Agency said it will set up a joint program on decontamination next year with the Fukushima prefectural government as efforts continue at the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant. The IAEA al ...

Continue Reading
By Corbett| 1 Comment | Featured, News