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Fukushima decommissioning will take at least three decades(Asahi)

Fukushima decommissioning will take at least three decades(Asahi)

A draft road map outlining the more than 30-year process of decommissioning and dismantling the crippled reactors at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant was published by the Japan Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) on Oct. 28. … Read entire article »

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Japan to boost embassy staff in Ukraine with nuclear experts(Tne Mainichi Daily News)

TOKYO (Kyodo) — The Japanese government plans to increase personnel at its embassy in Ukraine, especially with nuclear experts sent to learn from steps taken after the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear catastrophe for Japan to consider in dealing with the Fukushima nuclear crisis, government sources said Sunday. … Read entire article »

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Many people uneasy about soil disposal plan(Yomiuri)

Many people uneasy about soil disposal plan(Yomiuri)

FUKUSHIMA–A plan to dispose of soil and other waste contaminated with radioactive substances from the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant has been greeted with uneasiness by many residents of Fukushima Prefecture. … Read entire article »

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Shedding Ties With Founding Family Not So Easy At Daio Paper(Nikkei)

Shedding Ties With Founding Family Not So Easy At Daio Paper(Nikkei)

TOKYO (Nikkei)–The management of Daio Paper Corp. (3880) is in an awkward position. Members of the company’s founding family are embroiled in a scandal, but the family’s ties to the group are so deep and strong that executives can distance themselves only so far. … Read entire article »

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Thousands rally for Fukushima compensation, decontamination(Japan Today)

Thousands rally for Fukushima compensation, decontamination(Japan Today)

Thousands of people angered by Japan’s nuclear power plant accident rallied in Fukushima on Sunday to demand full compensation for victims of the crisis, and swift decontamination of their neighborhoods. … Read entire article »

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Fallout forensics hike radiation toll, Global data on Fukushima challenge Japanese estimates. (Natuer)

Fallout forensics hike radiation toll, Global data on Fukushima challenge Japanese estimates. (Natuer)

The disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in March released far more radiation than the Japanese government has claimed. So concludes a study1 that combines radioactivity data from across the globe to estimate the scale and fate of emissions from the shattered plant. … Read entire article »

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