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The report by the Japanese parliament into Fukushima is a refreshingly damning indictment of the relationship between the prime minister, politicians, regulators and the Tokyo Electric Power Company (Tepco). The report outlines a string of errors and
Fukushima nuclear crisis was 'man-made' From Yoko Wakatsuki , CNN updated 3:59 AM EDT, Thu July 5, 2012 The crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power station is seen through a bus window on November 12, 2011. Tokyo (CNN) -- The nuclear crisis at the
The nuclear accident at Fukushima last year was a "man-made disaster" and not only due to the tsunami, a Japanese parliamentary panel said on Thursday in its final report on the catastrophe. "Governments, regulatory authorities and Tokyo Electric
The participants of the World Ministerial Conference on Disaster Reduction took a day trip to a place of their choice in Iwate, Miyagi or Fukushima prefectures to observe the recovery from the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami before returning to
The operator of Japan's tsunami-ravaged nuclear plant says it is repairing four reactors at a less-damaged nearby plant despite demands from local residents that it be scrapped. Community leaders have demanded that Tokyo Electric Power Co.
Japan restarts first nuclear plant after post-Fukushima shutdown From Yoko Wakatsuki , CNN updated 8:52 PM EDT, Sun July 1, 2012 Tokyo (CNN) -- Japan restarted nuclear power production Sunday for the first time since shutting down all the country's
Japanese ruling party powerbroker Ichiro Ozawa will leave the party along with 51 other lawmakers over a plan to raise the sales tax, an aide said on Monday, though the government will retain its majority in the powerful lower house of parliament.
Dozens of protesters shouted and danced at the gate of a nuclear power plant as it restarted Sunday, the first to go back online since Japan shut down all of its reactors for safety checks following the Fukushima nuclear disaster...Last month, Prime
Instead, it was the almost criminally impulsive and uneducated responses of local and regional governments, sadly exacerbated by the nonresearched comments of Gregory Jaczko, chairman of the U.S...The lessons of the Three Mile Island accident (1979)
Japan slow to execute quake budget in 2011/12 Japan failed to spend 40 percent of the money it allocated for the first year of reconstruction in the country's northeast, devastated by a massive earthquake and tsunami last March, the government said