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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan asks WTO to intervene on South Korea's atomic fish ban

    Posted Oct 09th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Tokyo is unhappy at South Korea's decision to extend its ban on catches made in waters near the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant Japan asks W.T.O. to step in on fish ban Japan has asked the World Trade Organisation to step into a row over Seoul's ban on fish caught in waters near the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant. Tokyo wants ...

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    Fukushima nuclear plant bosses plan to dump water in ocean

    Posted Sep 02nd 2013, 03:17pm by Reuters, Bloomberg

    ... Fukushima water The Tokyo Electric Power Company (Tepco) plan to manage radioactive water at its wrecked Fukushima plant may include a controlled discharge into the ocean once its toxicity ... existing budgetary funds to help with the clean-up. Managing the water used to cool melted fuel at the Fukushima plant's reactors has become a fundamental challenge for Tepco, which has ...

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    South Korea extends ban on Japanese seafood over Fukushima leaks

    Posted Sep 06th 2013, 02:38pm by AFP, Bloomberg, AP

    ... Agencies in Seoul and Tokyo Produce from eight prefectures now barred over Fukushima radiation fears, with lack of information on leaks of toxic water blamed Seoul extends its ban on Japanese seafood South Korea yesterday expanded its ban on Japanese seafood over fears of contamination from the Fukushima nuclear plant. The government said it was responding to public fears ...

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    Japan watchdog chides Tepco over misleading Fukushima reports

    Posted Sep 05th 2013, 06:30pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo The chief of Japan’s nuclear watchdog chided the operator of the Fukushima plant on Thursday for its inability properly to explain problems, which he said ... plant. Fukushima has leapt into the international spotlight as a series of setbacks have coincided with the final stages of Tokyo’s bid to host the 2020 Olympic Games, where it faces off against ...

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    Japan in touch with US, others on Fukushima water crisis

    Posted Sep 04th 2013, 09:19pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Tokyo Japan is in touch with experts in the United States and elsewhere on ways to control the spread of irradiated water at the wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant, trade ... in an interview on Wednesday. Japan was criticised for being slow to seek overseas help in the early stages of the response to the Fukushima disaster two and a half years ago. Despite a pledge to tap ...

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    Japanese government's desperate measures to halt leak at Fukushima nuclear plant

    Posted Sep 03rd 2013, 02:38pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Tokyo Subterranean ice wall is costly and untested, but Tokyo knows it must act now over Fukushima Dramatic move to halt nuclear leak The Japanese government is to fund a costly, untested subterranean ice wall in a desperate step to stop leaks of radioactive water from the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant after repeated failures by the plant's operator. ...

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    Abe vows to be more hands-on at Fukushima

    Posted Aug 29th 2013, 03:54pm by AFP

    ... Shinzo Abe has promised the world his government will play a greater role in stopping leaks of highly radioactive water at Fukushima. Wrapping up a tour of Africa and the Middle East, Abe said in Qatar on Wednesday that the issue at the crippled Fukushima Daiichi plant cannot be dealt with by operator Tokyo Electric Power (Tepco) alone. “The accident in Fukushima cannot be left entirely ...

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    Street View shows Japan nuclear evacuation zone

    Posted Sep 05th 2013, 02:50pm by AFP

    ... the area. The images, on Google’s Street View, include pictures of towns and villages near the stricken Fukushima nuclear plant where radiation levels are still too high for people to return. ... views of the deserted streets of 12 towns and villages in Fukushima prefecture, including Futaba and Okuma, where the crippled plant sits. They also include other evacuation zones ...

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    Stop sending ‘confusing messages’ on Fukushima, IAEA tells Japan

    Posted Aug 28th 2013, 03:10pm by AFP

    ... The world's nuclear watchdog has urged Japan to explain more clearly what is happening at Fukushima and avoid sending "confusing messages", the country's atomic regulator revealed. ... they want to rate this event, while previous similar events have not been rated." Fukushima operator Tokyo Electric Power (Tepco) is struggling to deal with the vast- and growing- volume ...

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    Tepco data error fanned radioactive leak fears, says Japanese regulator

    Posted Sep 07th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Tokyo Tepco data error fanned leak fears Japan's nuclear regulator has harshly criticised the operator of the damaged Fukushima power plant, saying it released ... in foreign media that described the recent leaks at the Fukushima Dai-ichi plant as a new catastrophe. Tepco has previously been criticised for numerous delays in releasing information ...




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