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Japan’s Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant Operators Penalized for Sloppy Safeguards at Niigata
April 08, 2021

Japan’s Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant Operators Penalized for Sloppy Safeguards at Niigata

By Thisanka Siripala
A series of safety breaches compounds fears that TEPCO has failed to learn from the Fukushima nuclear disaster in its bid to restart a Niigata nuclear power plant.

Japan Regulator Bans Nuke Plant Restart Over Lax Safeguards
April 08, 2021

Japan Regulator Bans Nuke Plant Restart Over Lax Safeguards

By Mari Yamaguchi
Of the 54 nuclear reactors Japan used to have, nine have been restarted under tougher post-Fukushima safety standards and four are currently operating.
Ex-TEPCO Executive Downplays Role in Fukushima Nuclear Meltdown
October 31, 2018

Ex-TEPCO Executive Downplays Role in Fukushima Nuclear Meltdown

By Thisanka Siripala
Three TEPCO leaders are on trial for allegedly delaying tsunami preparation measures.

TEPCO Prosecution: A Sign That Japan’s Nuclear Industry Is in Free Fall
March 04, 2016

TEPCO Prosecution: A Sign That Japan’s Nuclear Industry Is in Free Fall

By Shaun Burnie
The criminal prosecution of TEPCO is another step in the process to end nuclear power in Japan.

3 TEPCO Execs To Face Trial for Fukushima Nuclear Disaster
March 01, 2016

3 TEPCO Execs To Face Trial for Fukushima Nuclear Disaster

By Mina Pollmann
Nearly five years after the Fukushima meltdown, three executives have been indicted for the disaster.

The Long Haul for Fukushima
November 19, 2014

The Long Haul for Fukushima

By Clint Richards
Costs and complications of the cleanup underscore the magnitude of Japan’s nuclear question.

A Small But Important Milestone in the Fukushima Cleanup
November 07, 2014

A Small But Important Milestone in the Fukushima Cleanup

By Clint Richards
Plus Sendai disaster plans and Fukushima reconstruction progress. Weekly Japan nuclear energy links.
Waste Storage, Reactor Dismantlement Show Positive Signs For Fukushima
August 26, 2014

Waste Storage, Reactor Dismantlement Show Positive Signs For Fukushima

By Clint Richards
With new storage facilities, cleanup and dismantlement may become a quicker process.

As Radioactive Water Accumulates, TEPCO Eyes Pacific Ocean As Dumping Ground
August 17, 2014

As Radioactive Water Accumulates, TEPCO Eyes Pacific Ocean As Dumping Ground

By Nick Cunningham
TEPCO is running out of space to store contaminated water.

TEPCO Faces Renewed Pressure Over Responsibility and Cleanup
August 01, 2014

TEPCO Faces Renewed Pressure Over Responsibility and Cleanup

By Clint Richards
The utility finds itself again facing legal indictments and safety accusations.

Persistent Nuclear Waste From Fukushima Inhibits Restarts
July 30, 2014

Persistent Nuclear Waste From Fukushima Inhibits Restarts

By Clint Richards
Fukushima’s long-term problems will make public acceptance of a general nuclear restart difficult.
Japan Sweats Its Energy Grid
July 15, 2014

Japan Sweats Its Energy Grid

By Clint Richards
A grid built around nuclear power is destined to be perpetually pushed to its limit.

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