• What Happened? | Fukushima On The Globe

    The Nuclear Accident. The Great East Earthquake occurred at 2:46pm on March 11th recorded magnitude 9.0, has given tremendous damage to the northern part of Japan, especially in the prefectures of Fukushima, Miyagi and Iwate. The earthquake and tsunami triggered the worst nuclear .

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  • Six years after Fukushima, much of Japan has lost faith in ...

    Mar 09, 2017 · Nuclear power was a cornerstone of Japan's energy strategy for decades, until the Fukushima disaster. The current government wants to keep some nuclear reactors open, but .

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  • Japan's Tepco may mothball reactors at world's biggest ...

    7 days ago · FILE PHOTO : Tokyo Electric Power Co.'s Kashiwazaki-Kariwa nuclear power plant No.7 (L), No.6 (C) and No.5 reactors are seen in Kashiwazaki, Japan, July 18, 2007.

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  • Explosion at nuclear plant in Japan | Al Jazeera English ...

    Mar 12, 2011 · After the devastating earthquake off the coast of north-east Japan damaged the cooling system of several reactors at Fukushima's nuclear power facility, a large explosion appears to .

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  • UPDATE 2-Japan's Tepco to decommission second Fukushima ...

    Jul 24, 2019 · Tokyo Electric Power said on Wednesday it plans to decommission its Fukushima Daini nuclear station, located a few miles south of the bigger Fukushima Daiichi plant where three reactors melted down after an earthquake and tsunami in 2011. The nuclear station shutdown forced Japan to use record quantities

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  • Seven years on, radioactive water at Fukushima plant still ...

    Mar 29, 2018 · More than seven years after the March 2011 Fukushima nuclear crisis, radioactive water is continuing to flow into the Pacific Ocean from the crippled No. 1 plant at a rate of around 2 billion ...

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  • Fukushima | Environment | The Guardian

    The mayor of Okuma, home of the damaged nuclear power plant, has been in exile for eight years – here he writes about finally returning ... Japan admits that Fukushima worker died from radiation ...

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  • News - Nuclear Energy Institute

    Latest news for the nuclear energy industry as it works to preserve nuclear plants, make regulations smarter, provide the next-generation of reactors, and compete globally. Nuclear Energy Institute.

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  • Radiation Dangers Heightened at Japanese Nuclear PlantClick to view

    Mar 12, 2011 · Several workers at a nuclear plant facing a possible meltdown may have been injured after shaking and smoke was reported, Japanese officials said. It is unclear if an explosion occured and ...

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  • Japan to Dump Deadly Fukushima Waste into Pacific Ocean?

    Jun 27, 2017 · Japan announced plans to dump 920,000 tons of nuclear waste from the Fukushima Nuclear Plant into the Pacific Ocean. Although they have .

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  • Destroyed Fukushima nuclear plant is out of space to store ...

    Japan's Fukushima nuclear power plant suffered a devastating meltdown back in 2011, and while news about the disaster has died down significantly since then, the actual cleanup and containment ...

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  • Japan Radiation Risks: FAQ - webmd

    The situation at Japan's earthquake/tsunami-damaged nuclear power plant continues to keep radiation in the news. Though the most obvious risks are in Japan, people in the U.S. and other countries ...

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  • Struggling With Japan's Nuclear Waste, Six Years After ...

    Mar 11, 2017 · Because of an editing error, an article on March 13 about Japan's struggle with the radioactive waste that remains six years after the meltdowns at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant ...

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  • Destroyed Fukushima nuclear plant is out of space to store ...

    Japan's Fukushima nuclear power plant suffered a devastating meltdown back in 2011, and while news about the disaster has died down significantly since then, the actual cleanup and containment ...

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  • Japan Circling Back To Nuclear Power After Fukushima Disaster

    Sep 08, 2017 · In the immediate aftermath of the 2011 earthquake and tsunami that crippled the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant, Japan idled all 54 of its nuclear plants.Now, though, five of .

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  • Fukushima's Nuclear Waste Will Be Dumped Into the Ocean ...

    That year, an earthquake and tsunami struck Japan, killing more than 15,000 people and leading to a series of meltdowns at the TEPCO-owned Fukushima No. 1, or Daiichi, nuclear power plant, causing ...

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  • Japan Has Nuclear 'Bomb in the Basement,' and China Isn't ...

    Mar 11, 2014 · Japan Has Nuclear 'Bomb in the Basement,' and China Isn't Happy. ... There are fears that if Japan opens the Rakkosho plant, it will encourage South Korea to .

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  • Fukushima Daiichi Accident - World Nuclear Association

    (All nuclear plants in Japan are built on rock – ground acceleration was around 2000 Gal a few kilometres north, on sediments). The original design basis tsunami height was 3.1 m for Daiichi based on assessment of the 1960 Chile tsunami and so the plant had been built about 10 metres above sea level with the seawater pumps 4 m above sea level ...

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  • Fukushima nuclear plant hit by tsunami out of room for ...

    Aug 09, 2019 · Fukushima nuclear plant hit by tsunami running out of room for radioactive water. Three reactors at the Fukushima Dai-ichi plant suffered meltdowns in a .

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  • Japan′s TEPCO nuclear plant restarts fear of new Fukushima ...

    Japan's largest nuclear power plant has been declared safe by regulators, prompting renewed concerns from critics that operator TEPCO has not learned the lessons of the 2011 Fukushima disaster.

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  • Nuclear power in Japan - Wikipedia

    Though all of Japan's nuclear reactors successfully withstood shaking from the Tohoku earthquake, flooding from the ensuing tsunami caused the failure of cooling systems at the Fukushima I Nuclear Power Plant on 11 March 2011. Japan's first-ever nuclear emergency was declared, and 140,000 residents within 20 km (12 mi) of the plant were evacuated.

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