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TEPCO Using Secondhand Tanks to Store Radioactively Contaminated Water
Business  (tags: money, environment, energy, TEPCO, Fukushima, corporate, dishonesty )

Naoko
- 29 days ago - mainichi.jp
Roughly 20 or more of the water tanks holding radioactively contaminated water at the Fukushima No. 1 Nuclear Power Plant are secondhand, it has been learned -- a fact that plant owner Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) had not previously disclosed.
Stigmatized Nuclear Workers Quit TEPCO
Business  (tags: money, business, energy, TEPCO, stigma, radiation )

Naoko
- 38 days ago - japantoday.com
Stigma, pay cuts, and risk of radiation exposure are among the reasons why 3,000 employees have left the utility at the center of Japan's 2011 nuclear disaster. Now there's an additional factor: better paying jobs in the feel good solar energy industry.
Fukushima Nuclear Plant Workers Rally Against TEPCO
Business  (tags: business, corruption, dishonesty, TEPCO, Fukushima, radiation, protest, environment, energy, money )

Naoko
- 159 days ago - japantoday.com
Fukushima nuclear plant workers rallied outside the headquarters of operator Tokyo Electric Power on Friday, complaining they were forced to work for meager pay in dangerous conditions.
Fukushima Water Tanks: Leaky and Built With Illegal Labor
Business  (tags: corruption, business, cover-up, Fukushima, radiation, TEPCO, energy )

Naoko
- 256 days ago - japantoday.com
Storage tanks at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant like one that spilled almost 80,000 gallons of radioactive water this year were built in part by workers illegally hired in one of the poorest corners of Japan, say labor regulators and >>
Workers Slam TEPCO's Shady Recruiting Process for Fukushima Cleanup
Business  (tags: marketing, money, dishonesty, TEPCO, Fukushima, gangs, subcontract, exploitation, corporate, corruption, government )

Naoko
- 294 days ago - japantoday.com
IWAKI -- Tetsuya Hayashi went to Fukushima to take a job at ground zero of the worst nuclear disaster since Chernobyl. He lasted less than two weeks.
No Golden Parachutes for TEPCO
Business  (tags: dishonesty, corporate, cover-up, TEPCO, mishandling, Fukushima disaster, avaaz, petition, Masataka Shimizu )

Naoko
- 779 days ago - avaaz.org
TEPCO's disgraced ex-chief Masataka Shimizu - fired for his dreadful mishandling of the Fukushima disaster - just landed a cushy new job at a sister utility company ! It would strike a terrible blow against accountability for the worst nuclear disaster.
TEPCO Shareholders Meeting Marked By Calls to Break Away From Nuclear Power
Business  (tags: economy, corporate, corruption, TEPCO, shareholders meeting, criticism, Fukushima No.1 Nuclear Power Plant, anti-nuke, energy, money )

Naoko
- 784 days ago - mainichi.jp
Tokyo Electric Power Co.(TEPCO) came under bitter criticism over its corporate management and handling of the crisis at the Fukushima NO.1 Nuclear Power Plant at a general shareholders meeting in Tokyo on June 27.
Nuclear Corruption - 24 Hours to Stop It -- Please Sign !!
Business  (tags: dishonesty, consumers, nuclear plant, restart, KEPCO, TEPCO, nuclear disaster, petition, PLEASE SIGN, 24 hours, STOP, Avaaz, petition, corruption, environment, government )

Naoko
- 858 days ago - avaaz.org
Japans Atomic Energy Agency just admitted it's received millions of yen from energy companies seeking permission to restart nuclear plants -- Let's give Fukui leaders wave of people power they need to block the corrupt restart orders.
Futaba Mayor Angered By TEPCO and Gov't Disregard
Business  (tags: dishonesty, corruption, government, energy, TEPCO, Fukushima, Futaba Town, anger, disregard, nuclear crisis, nuclear power plant, safety myth, money )

Naoko
- 918 days ago - mdn.mainichi.jp
"Do you think of Futaba county residents as Japanese citizens?" Futaba town mayor Katsutaka Idogawa pressed the prime minister in a meeting on Jan.8.
Fukushima Plant Site Originally Was A Hill Safe From Tsunami
Business  (tags: dishonesty, corporate, TEPCO, tsunami, nuclear power plant, why?, Fukushima No1. Nuclear Power Plant, nuclear crisis, March 11, Japan, energy )

Naoko
- 1134 days ago - search.japantimes.co.jp
Tepco, assuming tsuami 3.1 meters of higher would never hit the coast, reduced the bluff by some 25 meters and erected the plant on artificually prepared ground only 10 meters above sea level.
TEPCO Can't Find 69 Plant Workers For Radiation Checks
Business  (tags: health, risks, TEPCO, Fukushima No.1 nuclear power plant, radiation exposure, radiation check, unknown, identify, 30, 69, plant workers, subcontractors, false names, corruption, dishonesty )

Naoko
- 1155 days ago - asahi.com
The whereabouts of 69 people who had worked at the crippled Fukushima No.1 nuclear power plant remain unknown, including 30 who have not even been identified, Tokyo Electric Power Co. said June 20.
Stabilizing Reactors By Year's End May Be Impossible:TEPCO
Business  (tags: TEPCO, dishonesty, corporate, environment, Fukushima No.1 nuclear power plant, restoration plan, impossible, meltdowns, radiation )

Naoko
- 1179 days ago - search.japantimes.co.jp
Stabilizing the crisis at the Fukushima No.1 power plant by the end of the year may be impossible, senior officials at Tokyo Electric Power Co.said Sunday, throwing a monkey wrench into plans to let evacuees return to their home near the plant.
TEPCO Releases Photos of Tsunami Crashing Into Fukushima Nuclear Plant
Business  (tags: TEPCO, Fukushima No.1 nuclear power plant, tsunami, crashed, photos, released, destruction )

Naoko
- 1188 days ago - asahi.com
The photos, released on May 19, show the seawater destroying the breakwater, washing away vehicles and rushing through the plant.
Japan Utility Head Resigns Over Nuclear Crisis
Business  (tags: world, politics, japan, Tepco, news, society, finance, investments, money, business, corporate )

Cal
- 1189 days ago - news.yahoo.com
The president of the Japanese utility behind the world's worst nuclear disaster since Chernobyl said Friday he was stepping down in disgrace after reporting the biggest financial losses in company history.
TEPCO Concealed Radiation Data Before Explosion at No.3 Reactor
Business  (tags: TEPCO, data, radiation level, Fukushima No.1 nuclear power plant, hydrogen explosion, concealed, injured, March, dishonesty, corporate, cover-up, government )

Naoko
- 1193 days ago - asahi.com
Tokyo Electric Power Co. concealed data showing spikes in radiation levels at the Fukushima No.1 nuclear power plant in March, one day before a hydrogen explosion injured seven workers.
 

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