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In first, government and Tepco found liable for Fukushima disaster via The Japan Times

MAEBASHI, GUNMA PREF. – A court in Japan has ruled for the first time that the government and the operator of the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant were responsible for failing to take preventive measures against the March … Continue reading

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German commission favours limited liability for nuclear phaseout-document via Reuters

Feb 18 Germany’s nuclear operators could face only limited long-term liability for the costs of the country’s nuclear phaseout, according to a paper from a government-appointed commission seen by Reuters on Thursday. The paper indicates that the commission took on … Continue reading

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Modi, Obama announce nuclear breakthrough after New Delhi talks via The Japan Times

NEW DELHI – Prime Minister Narendra Modi and U.S. President Barack Obama announced Sunday they have reached an agreement to break the deadlock that has been stalling a civilian nuclear power agreement. “I am pleased that six years after we … Continue reading

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Hundreds Sue Makers of Fukushima Nuclear Plant via abc news

About 1,400 people filed a joint lawsuit Thursday against three companies that manufactured reactors at Japan’s Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant, saying they should be financially liable for damage caused by their 2011 meltdowns. Lawyers for the plaintiffs said the lawsuit, … Continue reading

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