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  • 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
  • Japanese utility faces down protest to press ahead with atomic restarts

    26 June 2014
    TOKYO — Tokyo Electric Power Co. pledged to restart reactors at the world... Tokyo Electric Power Co. pledged to restart reactors at the world's largest atomic plant, rejecting... reactors likely to start this year are the two units at Kyushu Electric Power Co.'s Sendai plant in
  • Even now, Japan’s 2011 earthquake remains an ongoing disaster

    10 March 2014
    becomes contaminated and flows into the ocean. Tokyo Electric Power Co., widely criticized during official... and the meltdown at the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant were viewed with little current... in the Tokyo area — military or otherwise — but it continues to affect everyone living in Japan to
  • Hundreds sue makers of Fukushima nuclear plant

    30 January 2014
    the plant, Tokyo Electric Power Co., has been held responsible for the accident, triggered by a... TOKYO — Some 1,400 people filed a joint lawsuit Thursday against three companies that... caused by its 2011 meltdowns. Lawyers for the plaintiffs said that the lawsuit, filed at Tokyo
  • Congress wants answers on health impacts of Japan disaster relief

    27 January 2014
    Tokyo Electric Power Co. While the instruction is not law, Defense... -downs & explosions. Many are seriously ill and are suing Tokyo Electric Power. THEY NEED OUR HELP... ailments including loss of muscle power, migraines and vision problems
  • TEPCO seeks 2 more restarts of Japan nuke reactors

    27 September 2013
    TOKYO — Tokyo Electric Power Co. requested on... Tokyo Electric Power Co. requested on Friday that safety inspections be carried out to allow it to... . Located 125 miles northwest of Tokyo, the plant is the world's largest atomic power plant, whose seven
  • Scientists say Fukushima danger limited -- for now

    3 September 2013
    this month by Fukushima operator Tokyo Electric Power Co., commonly known as Tepco, was only the tip of... authority, officials said recently. “We’ve allowed Tokyo Electric to deal with the... TOKYO — Most scientists who have been monitoring activity at the Fukushima Dai
  • In growing lawsuit, servicemembers fault TEPCO for radiation-related illnesses

    15 July 2013
    Tokyo Electric Power Co., alleging that Japan’s nationalized utility mishandled the meltdown at the... 50 sailors and Marines are suing Tokyo Electric Power Co., alleging that the mishandling of the... perspective, when USS Ronald Reagan sailed through a plume of radioactivity from the Fukushima nuclear power
  • Lawsuit expands over radiation exposure during Fukushima disaster

    15 March 2013
    against Tokyo Electric Power Co. is now seeking more than $2 billion, with a growing number of plaintiffs... A lawsuit that U.S. servicemembers have filed against Tokyo Electric Power Co. is now seeking more... -ichi nuclear power plant] were then leaking and emitting high levels of radiation,” the complaint reads
  • Fukushima radiation proves less deadly than feared

    11 March 2013
    Tokyo Electric Power Co. in Tokyo. Furthermore, emergency authorities didn’t share or use some important... nuclear power plant on the northeast coast. The earthquake caused the immediate shutdown of this and three... other nuclear-power facilities. Since the earthquake, a powerful movement  to halt Japan
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