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TEPCO Gave 50 Contracts To Company Tied To Kariwa Mayor

By SATOSHI OTANI / Asahi Shimbun / July 21st, 2015 / The father of pro-nuclear Kariwa Mayor Hiroo Shinada is a director of a company that received contracts worth millions of yen for work at the Kashiwazaki-Kariwa nuclear plant operated by Tokyo Electric Power Co. In addition, a gasoline stand ...

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3,100 Fukushima Residents File For Damages From TEPCO

via Japan Times / July 21st, 2015 / Around 3,100 residents in the city of Fukushima are demanding ¥18.3 billion in damages related to the crisis at Tokyo Electric Power Co.’s Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant, lawyers said. A total of 3,107 residents of the Watari district want an out-of-court ...

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Struggling TEPCO to Gain Additional Funding From 3 National Mega-Banks

from The Asahi Shimbun / June 24, 2015 / In a show of "confidence", the nation's top three banks and other financial organizations who have been funding embattled Tokyo Electric Power Co. have agreed to extend 280 billion yen ($2.26 billion) in loans to the utility for the fiscal year. ...

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7,000 Japanese Claim $297mn in Fukushima Nuclear Disaster Damages

via RT.com / June 15, 2015 / Some 7,000 people in Japan's Tochigi prefecture have sought $297 million in compensation over the Fukushima nuclear disaster. They are also demanding a decontamination fund, health checks, and an apology from the plant's operator. The residents' lead lawyer, Koji O ...

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TEPCO Executives Recognized Need For Improved Tsunami Protection in 2008

via Enformable.com / June 19, 2015 / Tokyo Electric, the operator of the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, has released a document during a lawsuit brought by over 40 shareholders which reveals the utilities acknowledgment that tsunami defenses at the plant were not adequate. The ...

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Japanese “Over-Confidence & Complacency” Proved Deadly In Fukushima

via Zero Hedge / June 9th, 2015 / In a stunning report by The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Director General Yukiya Amano fingers Japanese over-confidence and complacency among the main reasons why the country was unprepared to the Fukushima Daiichi disaster of 2011. As Sputnik News ...

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Fukushima Fuel Debris Retrieval To Start In 2021

via world-nuclear-news.org / June 4, 2015 / Japan expects to start the retrieval of fuel debris from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in 2021, the executive director of the Nuclear Damage Compensation and Decommissioning Facilitation Corporation (NDF) said yesterday. Three of the plant's ...

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