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  • 16 US ships that aided in Operation Tomodachi still contaminated with radiation

    13 March 2016
    related to radiation exposure, filed suit in 2012 against the nuclear plant’s operator, the Tokyo Electric... Power Co. The suit asserts that TEPCO lied, coaxing the Navy closer to the plant even though it knew the... crippled Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant, top Navy officials told Stars and Stripes
  • Fukushima radiation poses little risk, but lack of trust lingers

    7 March 2016
    Electric Power Co., the plant’s operator, to talk to him. As a result, many... TOKYO — The worst health effects of the 2011 Fukushima Dai-chi nuclear power... radiation readings, and farther away in cities like Tokyo, background levels are naturally lower than many
  • Five years after nuclear meltdown, no one knows what to do with Fukushima

    10 February 2016
    's northeastern coast in the tsunami, and 160,000 more lost their homes and livelihoods. Tokyo Electric... Power Co. (Tepco), the utility company that runs the site and drew fierce criticism for its handling of... FUTABA, Japan — Seen from the road below, the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power station looks
  • Robots readied to decontaminate Japanese nuclear plant

    17 December 2015
    ) and other entities. IRID is in charge of decommissioning at Tokyo Electric Power Co... .'s Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant. The system is expected to be introduced to clean the plant from as
  • Abe-Modi deals show Asia powers moving to check rising China

    14 December 2015
    such as Westinghouse Electric Co. and General Electric Co. to sell equipment to India. - 1... India's self-imposed moratorium on nuclear tests, though Tokyo would reconsider the pact if the South... possible if two other leaders had been in power, according to Kawamura. "India-Japan working
  • Japanese troops rescue residents trapped by raging floodwaters

    10 September 2015
    Electric Power Co. announced. It is the seventh time that possible or confirmed... small city north of Tokyo. SDF and media helicopters swarmed above Joso, in... Ibaraki Prefecture about 30 miles north of downtown Tokyo, as the Kinu River swept away homes. NHK
  • Japanese court forbids Takahama nuclear plant restart

    15 April 2015
    Plans to bring Kansai Electric Power Co.’s Takahama No. 3 and 4 nuclear reactors in western... Plans to bring Kansai Electric Power Co.’s Takahama No. 3 and 4 nuclear reactors in western Japan... . ——— ©2015 the Japan Times (Tokyo) Visit the Japan Times (Tokyo) at www.japantimes.co
  • Far from the Fukushima spotlight, disaster recovery in Japan’s Tohoku continues

    10 March 2015
    . The nuclear disaster still gets some attention whenever Tokyo Electric and Power Co. announces a new... or the costly 2020 Tokyo Olympics than an ongoing struggle that feels like yesterday’s news... decades. Japan’s nuclear power plants remain shuttered, which has led to deficit spending on
  • US nuclear cleanup specialist goes from Hanford to Fukushima

    21 January 2015
    the company was the only U.S. firm to win a contract from the Tokyo Electric Power Co., which is... TOKYO — Working in Japan and with his family still living in Richland, Wash., Matthew Mc... . “It’s a personal commitment,” McCormick said in a recent interview at his office in Tokyo’s Shimbashi
  • Decades of complications and cleanup remain at Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant

    17 December 2014
    . The plant’s former operator, Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO), measures background radiation levels in... FUKUSHIMA DAIICHI NUCLEAR POWER STATION, Japan — The Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear... Power Station disaster may be the ultimate challenge for neatness-obsessed Japan
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