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Frozen soil wall nearly complete; NRA still doubts effect via Japan News

A construction project to create frozen soil walls that encircle the ground beneath Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings Inc.’s disaster-hit Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant is nearly finished. Although TEPCO insists that the inflow of groundwater beneath the reactor … Continue reading

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Fukushima No. 1 can’t keep its head above tainted water via The Japan Times

More than two years into the triple-meltdown crisis at the Fukushima No. 1 power plant, workers continue to wage a desperate battle to keep the stricken reactors cool while trying to contain the 400 tons of radioactive water produced by … Continue reading

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Fisheries officials uneasy at TEPCO plan to release groundwater via Asahi Shimbun

IWAKI, Fukushima Prefecture–Local fisheries officials on May 13 withheld their consent to Tokyo Electric Power Co.’s plan to release into the sea groundwater that is now flowing into its stricken nuclear power plant. TEPCO is stuck with a steadily rising … Continue reading

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TEPCO to dump groundwater to ease crisis at Fukushima nuclear plant via the Asahi Shimbun

After a series of blunders, miscalculations and unresolved problems, Tokyo Electric Power Co. adopted a new strategy to avoid a total collapse of its system for handling radioactive water at its crippled nuclear plant. TEPCO is running out of storage … Continue reading

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Burying Nuclear Waste at the Bruce: OPG’s Proposed Deep Geological Repository

Ontario Power Generation is asking the federal government to approve their proposal to bury nuclear waste under the Bruce Nuclear Generating Station, near Kincardine on the eastern shore of Lake Huron. Called a “Deep Geological Repository”, the burial caverns would … Continue reading

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