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Fukushima £11bn cleanup progresses, but there is no cause for optimism

via The Guardian / November 14, 2014 / The man in charge of cleaning up the wrecked Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant has admitted there is little cause for optimism while thousands of workers continue their battle to contain huge quantities of radioactive water. The water problem is so se ...

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Japan In Depth / TEPCO Measures Fail To Hold Water

By Eiji Noyori and Hiroyuki Oyama / the-japan-times.com / September 11, 2014 / Three and a half years after the outbreak of the crisis at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant, efforts to contain water contaminated with radioactive substances at the plant are at a crossroads. Resolving the r ...

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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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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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TEPCO: Contaminated water may have leaked from storage tanks

via NHK World / June 6, 2014 / The operator of the damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant says more than 3 tons of radioactive water may have leaked from barriers surrounding storage tanks. Tokyo Electric Power Company made the announcement on Friday following the discovery of water lea ...

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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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Release of Fukushima pumped groundwater to start

via NHK World / May 14, 2014 / The government and the operator of a damaged Fukushima nuclear plant are expected to start next week releasing into the sea ground water pumped up at the plant. Officials of the government and Tokyo Electric Power Company say 2 surveys of groundwater show radiati ...

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