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TEPCO ordered to cough up after it refused deal on compensation via Asahi Shimbun

[…] The court on Feb. 19 ordered Tokyo Electric Power Co. to pay 12.03 million yen ($108,000) to 50 of the 52 plaintiffs.  The plaintiffs had sought 99 million yen in damages for their psychological suffering due to their voluntary evacuation … Continue reading

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TEPCO ordered to pay minimal damages to Fukushima evacuees; Japan gov’t liability denied via The Mainichi

YAMAGATA — The Yamagata District Court on Dec. 17 ordered Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) to pay a total of 440,000 yen in damages to five plaintiffs who evacuated due to the March 2011 triple-meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear … Continue reading

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How a Harley-riding ex-ally of villains is leading a nuke revolt via Bloomberg

In the basement of a three-story house in a leafy neighborhood in Tokyo, about 40 lawyers crowded together, plotting against Japan’s massive nuclear power industry. The host was 73-year-old Hiroyuki Kawai, one of Japan’s most colourful litigators. The end game? … Continue reading

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German Court rejects E.ON claim for damages via MarketWatch

A German court in Hanover on Monday rejected a claim by E.ON SE (EONAN.XE) for around 382 million euros ($425 million) in damages related to a 2011 government moratorium on operating some of the country’s older nuclear power plants. The … Continue reading

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EnBW loses damages case over nuclear moratorium via DW

A German court has dismissed a claim for damages by utility EnBW after it sued the German government over its surprise move to shut down nuclear reactors in the wake of the Fukushima nuclear disaster in 2011.A regional court in … Continue reading

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