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JAL Jettisons Nomura As Global Manager For Relisting(Nikkei)

JAL Jettisons Nomura As Global Manager For Relisting(Nikkei)

  TOKYO (Nikkei)–Nomura Securities Co. has lost its place as one of two global coordinators for Japan Airlines Co.’s relisting on the Tokyo Stock Exchange’s first section, a setback that follows revelations of leaks connected to insider trading. … Read entire article »

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5 Workers Used Lead Shields on Docimeters at Fukushima Plant(JIJI)

5 Workers Used Lead Shields on Docimeters at Fukushima Plant(JIJI)

Koriyama, Fukushima Pref., July 23 (Jiji Press)–Five workers of a subcontractor to work at Tokyo Electric Power Co.’s <9501> crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant used shields made of lead to cover their dosimeters at the plant late last year, an executive of the subcontractor said Monday. … Read entire article »

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Tokyo Gas, JX plan to boost thermal output / Kawasaki plant to get new generator(Yomiuri)

Tokyo Gas, JX plan to boost thermal output / Kawasaki plant to get new generator(Yomiuri)

Tokyo Gas Co. and JX Nippon Oil & Energy Corp. are considering doubling the production capacity of their thermal power plant in Kawasaki around 2020, it has been learned. … Read entire article »

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Nuclear accident report calls for better administrative system after patients’ deaths(Mainichi)

Nuclear accident report calls for better administrative system after patients’ deaths(Mainichi)

A government panel investigating the disaster at the Fukushima No. 1 Nuclear Power Plant has criticized a lack of communication between authorities that resulted in evacuation delays and insufficient medical treatment for patients at a Fukushima Prefecture hospital, ultimately leading to many patients’ deaths. … Read entire article »

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Zero option draws favor as government reactor meetings shift to west Japan(Japan Times)

Zero option draws favor as government reactor meetings shift to west Japan(Japan Times)

By ERIC JOHNSTON:  Staff writer:  OSAKA — The central government-sponsored public hearings on Japan’s energy future moved to west Japan on Sunday, with the majority of designated speakers and attendees favoring either a complete withdrawal from nuclear power by 2030 or a near halving of the nation’s reliance on it. … Read entire article »

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TEPCO ignored nuclear accident risks, gov’t report says(Japan Today)

TEPCO ignored nuclear accident risks, gov’t report says(Japan Today)

TOKYO —A government-app ointed inquiry into the Fukushima nuclear crisis raised doubts on Monday about whether other nuclear plants were prepared for massive disasters despite new safety rules, and delivered a damning assessment of the regulators and the station’s operator. … Read entire article »

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