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  • 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
  • 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
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