Pacific Kyodo About 12 tons of water contaminated with radioactive strontium are feared to have leaked from the Fukushima No...The leak occurred when a pipe broke off from a joint while the water was being filtered for cesium, Tokyo Electric Power Co.
The ministers concerned will examine whether the two reactors at the Oi power plant meet the new criteria. Nearly all of the nation's 54 reactors remain idled in light of the Fukushima disaster last year. Separately, the government completed...
United Press International
Fukushima, the prefecture where Japan's nuclear power plant disaster occurred, could host the country's largest geothermal power plant. The proposed plant would have an electricity generation capacity of 270,000 kilowatts, roughly one-quarter of what...
Christian Science Monitor
If you have made assumptions, you are not prepared. Nuclear power plants should have multiple, reliable ways to cool reactors. Any nuclear plant that doesn't heed this lesson is inviting disaster. Tokyo A year has now passed since the complete core...
Japan's government is rushing to try to restart two nuclear reactors, idled after the Fukushima crisis, by next month out of what experts say is a fear that surviving a total shutdown would make it hard to convince the public that atomic energy is...
Leader Post Online
Japan's government is racing to get two nuclear reactors, idled after the Fukushima crisis, running again by next month out of what experts say is fear that a total shutdown would make it hard to convince a wary public that atomic power is vital.