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Japanese Grant For Tritium Removal Technology

via world-nuclear-news.org / November 4, 2014 / Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) has awarded US-based waste management specialist Kurion a JPY 1 billion ($10 million) grant to demonstrate technology to remove tritium from contaminated water for possible deployment at Fukushi ...

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Radioactive Soil Stored At Fukushima Schools Not Covered By Recent Disposal Law, Has Nowhere To Go

via japantimes.com / October 29, 2014 / Radioactive soil currently stored at schools in Fukushima Prefecture is not supposed to be transferred to radioactive waste storage facilities planned to be built near the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant, Jiji Press learned Tuesday. This is ...

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New Strategy For Fukushima Trench Water

via world-nulear-news.org / July 24, 2014 / New approaches to removing the contaminated water from trenches around units 2 and 3 at the damaged Fukushima Daiichi plant are being explored after attempts to freeze it failed. The trenches contain highly-contaminated water that has flowed from t ...

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Fukushima: No End in Sight for Nuclear Meltdown

via RT.com / June 27, 2014 / Abby Martin speaks with Paul Gunter on Breaking The Set, reactor oversight director at Beyond Nuclear, discussing the many unanswered questions surrounding the ongoing nuclear crisis at Fukushima Japan, including the construction of a massive underground 'ice wall' an ...

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U.S. firm hired to scrub Fukushima No. 1 water

via Japan Times / June 9, 2014 / Tokyo Electric Power Co. will use a truck-mounted filtration system to extract strontium from water stored at the damaged Fukushima No. 1 power plant as the utility struggles to overcome technical problems with its existing water-processing facility. Tepco has ...

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TEPCO begins pumping groundwater into Pacific

By Justin McCurry / theguardian.com / May 21, 2014 / The operator of the wrecked Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant has started pumping groundwater into the Pacific ocean in an attempt to manage the large volume of contaminated water at the site. Tokyo Electric Power (Tepco) said it had rel ...

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TEPCO says it’s running out of room to store contaminated debris at Fukushima Daiichi

via Enformable.com / April 8, 2014 / Engineers from Tokyo Electric held discussions with officials from the Japanese government on Monday where they communicated that they are running out of room to store contaminated debris at the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant.  According to es ...

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