Radioactive Water

  • Inspections of Fukushima plant done carelessly: Nuclear Regulation Authority August 23, 2013

    The operator of Japan's wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant was careless in monitoring tanks storing dangerously radioactive water, the nuclear regulator said on Friday, the latest development in a crisis no one seems to know how to contain. Tokyo Electric Power Co. also failed to keep records of inspections of the tanks,...
  • Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant finds second tank leak April 7, 2013

    Tokyo: Radioactive water has apparently leaked from another underground storage tank at the crippled Fukushima Daiichi power plant, Tokyo Electric Power Co said on Sunday. The utility, known as Tepco, said the volume of the latest leakage is believed to be small. On Saturday, it said as much as 120 tons...
  • Japan nuclear plant moves radioactive water June 5, 2011

    Tokyo: The Japanese utility battling to bring its radiation-spewing nuclear reactor under control says it is moving 1,500 more tons of radioactive water into temporary storage. Tokyo Electric Power Company said on Sunday that the move is critical to prevent the spilling of highly radioactive water into the ground and the...
  • Japan nuke workers grapple with radioactive water March 27, 2011

    Sendai: Workers grappled on Sunday with how to remove and store highly radioactive water pooling in three troubled units at a nuclear power plant in northeastern Japan that has been leaking radiation making its way into food and water. The discovery of puddles with radiation levels 10,000 times the normal sparked...