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Stigmatized Nuclear Workers Quit TEPCO
Business  (tags: money, business, energy, TEPCO, stigma, radiation )

Naoko
- 15 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
- 136 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
- 233 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 >>
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
- 1156 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.
Melted Nuclear Fuel Casts Doubt On Credibility Of TEPCO Data
Business  (tags: TEPCO, data, credibility, doubt, Fukushima No.1 nuclear power plant, No.1 reactor, melt down, fuel, nuclear fuel, radiation, pressure vessel, NISA, safety, risks, explosions, dishonesty, corporate, business, government )

Naoko
- 1173 days ago - mdn.mainichi.jp
Melted nuclear fuel inside the No.1 reactor of the crippled Fukushima No.1 Nuclear Power Plant has been found at the bottom of the reactor's pressure vessel, indicating there is a likelihood of a hole up to several centimeters in it, TEPCO said.
TEPCO Compensation Irks Evacuees
Business  (tags: TEPCO, Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, evacuees, compensation, irk, without packing, lost her job, living costs, damage, radiation, Namie Town, critical, poor handling, dishonesty, corporate, environment, government )

Naoko
- 1198 days ago - search.japantimes.co.jp
The crisis at the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant forced Kazuko Suzuki to flee her home without packing, end her job at a welfare office and cost her 18-year-old son an offer for work of his own. Do you think 1 million yen enough to "compensate"?
Heroes And Realists Found Among The Brave "Fukushima 700"
Business  (tags: Fukushima 50, Fukushima 700, Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, TEPCO, risks, radiation, nuclear crisis, explosions, job, recovery work, brave, March 11, tsunami, safety, lack of safety equipments, dosimeter, dishonesty, cover-up )

Naoko
- 1203 days ago - asahi.com
Although liodized as the "Fukushima 50" by the foreign media, there are in fact about 700 workers in the daily struggle with the "invisible enemy" at the crippled Fukushima No.1 nuclear power plant.
   

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