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Graduating with Hope(NHK)

Graduating with Hope(NHK)

  Students in Fukushima prefecture are trying to see past the challenges of the present and envision a promising future. Some had their studies interrupted when the earthquake and tsunami triggered the nuclear accident in 2011.(Ryo Asami) … Read entire article »

Filed under: 8.Eathquake & Nuclear accident

Auditors say billions of yen wasted in Fukushima cleanup (Japan Today)

Auditors say billions of yen wasted in Fukushima cleanup (Japan Today)

TOKYO —Japanese government auditors say the operator of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant has wasted about a fifth of the 350 billion yen it has spent to clean up the plant after it was destroyed by a March 2011 earthquake and tsunami. … Read entire article »

Filed under: 8.Eathquake & Nuclear accident

Taiwan recalls food products thought to have come from five blacklisted prefectures(Japan Times)

Taiwan recalls food products thought to have come from five blacklisted prefectures(Japan Times)

TAIPEI – Taiwanese health authorities have ordered a recall of all food products illegally imported from five Japanese prefectures affected by the 2011 earthquake and consequent nuclear disaster. … Read entire article »

Filed under: 7.China & Asia, 8.Eathquake & Nuclear accident

TEPCO completes fuel removal at Fukushima Daini plant(Mainichi)

TEPCO completes fuel removal at Fukushima Daini plant(Mainichi)

FUKUSHIMA, Japan (Kyodo) — Tokyo Electric Power Co. said Tuesday it has completed the removal of fuel from the Fukushima Daini plant’s four reactors but will continue stably cooling the fuel taken to the storage pools. … Read entire article »

Filed under: 8.Eathquake & Nuclear accident

Green Charge Networks Allies with Japanese Conglomerate(Energy Manager Today)

Green Charge Networks Allies with Japanese Conglomerate(Energy Manager Today)

Green Charge Networks is partnering with the Japanese company ITOCHU wherein ITOCHU will distribute, supply and procure Green Charge Networks’ energy storage systems internationally. … Read entire article »

Filed under: 9.Energy

Art student reviving nuclear disaster-hit hometown in paintings, aspires to return(Mainichi)

Art student reviving nuclear disaster-hit hometown in paintings, aspires to return(Mainichi)

NAMIE, Fukushima — Art student Shinya Sato is standing before an easel, sketching. Before him is a desolate landscape of neglected fields and empty roads, abandoned in the evacuation following the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant meltdowns all too nearby. … Read entire article »

Filed under: 8.Eathquake & Nuclear accident

Lawsuit targeting Genkai nuclear plant’s MOX plan rejected(Japan Times)

Lawsuit targeting Genkai nuclear plant’s MOX plan rejected(Japan Times)

SAGA – The Saga District Court on Friday rejected a suit seeking to block Kyushu Electric Power Co.’s plan to use plutonium-uranium mixed oxide fuel (MOX) at the Genkai power plant in Saga Prefecture. … Read entire article »

Filed under: 8.Eathquake & Nuclear accident