A self-sustained nuclear reaction may still be taking place at Tokyo Electric Power Company’s crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, Dow Jones reported, citing scientists.
Japanese lawmaker Yasuhiro Sonoda yesterday drank water taken from beneath the reactors crippled in the Fukushima nuclear disaster to demonstrate the liquid’s safety, the Mainichi Shimbun reported.
Information taken from official Olympus records and an audit by an independent panel are raising more questions about the camera maker’s purchase of three Japanese companies that had no revenue, The Wall Street Journal is reporting.
Japan’s Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency has ordered nearly half of the nation’s nuclear power plants to reexamine their current safety standards against earthquakes and tsunamis, Japan’s Nikkei newspaper said.
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An expert panel set up by Japan’s Atomic Energy Commission said it will take 30 years to safely decommission the crippled Fukushima Daichi nuclear power plant, Associated Press reported.
The Japanese government moved to weaken the yen Monday after the dollar hit a record low of 75.31 yen, Reuters news reported.
The Japanese government plans to store radioactive soil contaminated by last March’s nuclear power plant disaster in a temporary facility in Fukushima prefecture, Kyodo News said Sunday.
Another questionable deal has come to light just days after the chairman of embattled Japanese camera maker Olympus stepped down, the Wall Street Journal reported.
The Japanese authorities underestimated the amount of radioactive material released by last March’s Fukushima nuclear disaster by nearly half, the Associated Press reported, citing a new study.