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Actor in the Spotlight of Japan's Antinuke Movement
Offbeat  (tags: Japan, antinike movement, actor, no nukes, Fukushima, Taro Yamamoto, petition, TEPCO )

Naoko
- 1017 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
Some in the media have accused him of taking his stance to make himself more famous - but he isn't. He is thinking about the country and the health risks to children caused by radiation.
Tokyo Faced Evacuation Scenario: Kan
Offbeat  (tags: Tokyo, Japan, TEPCO, Naoto Kan, worst-case scenario, evacuation, nuclear crisis, Fukushima )

Naoko
- 1183 days ago - search.japantimes.co.jp
In the days immediately after the crisis began at the Fukushima No.1 nuclear power plant, the government received a report saying 30 million residents in the Tokyo metropolitan area would have to be evacuated in a worst-case scenario.
Accidental Water Flow Into Pool May Have Prevented Fuel Melting:TEPCO
Offbeat  (tags: TEPCO, spent fuel, accidentaly saved, investigation, released, Fukushima No1. nuclear power plant, No.4 reactor, water flowed )

Naoko
- 1273 days ago - mdn.mainichi.jp
TEPCO has released the results of an investigation into developments surrounding the No.4 reactor at the Fukushima No.1 Nuclear Power Plant and advised that water accidentaly flowed into a spent fuel pool from an adjacent pool, barely avoiding fuel from >
'You Try Living in Fukushima,' Governor Tells TEPCO President in Verbal Dressing-Down
Offbeat  (tags: Fukushima, Fukushima Prefecture, governor, TEPCO, harsh words, nuclear power plant, nuclear crisis, sufferings, distrust )

Naoko
- 1273 days ago - mdn.mainichi.jp
"You will understand nothing about what's really going on just by visiting for two or three hours," Fukushima Prefectural Govt. Yohei Sato told TEPCO President Masataka Shimizu and his projected successor Toshio Nishizawa during a meeting in the >>
A Victim of TEPCO's Yakuza-Style Extortion
Offbeat  (tags: victim, TEPCO, yakuza, yakuza-style, extortion, nuclear crisis, electricity bill, lie, environment, dishonesty, corruption )

Naoko
- 1278 days ago - search.japantimes.co.jp
I knew TEPCO was bad, but this is outright extortion.
Local Officials Saying No To Restarting Nuclear Reactors
Offbeat  (tags: nuclear crisis, Fukushima No1. nuclear power plant, nuclear reactors, No, local governments, Japan, fear, safety, safety standards, risks, TEPCO, KEPCO, Yonden, Kyuden, summer, electricity )

Naoko
- 1282 days ago - asahi.com
By the time summer temperatures peak in August across Japan, only 14 of the nation's 54 nuclear reactors will be churning out electricity to cope with demand, due to the effects of the crisis at the Fukushima No.1 nuclear power plant.
Man Dies After Collapsing During Fukushima Plant Work
Offbeat  (tags: Fukushima No1. nuclear power plant, crisis-fighting, died, subcontractor, TEPCO )

Naoko
- 1311 days ago - mdn.mainichi.jp
A worker at the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant died Saturday after collapsing while carrying materials as part of crisis-fighting operations, the operator said.
Anti-Nuclear Power Plant Events Popular During Golden Week
Offbeat  (tags: anti-nuclear power plant, popular, Golden Week holiday period, Japan, cricism, radiation, Fukushima No.1 nuclear plant, TEPCO, Safety in 100, 000 years, nuclear waste, Chernobyl, April, environment )

Naoko
- 1325 days ago - mdn.mainichi.jp
Various events aimed at reviewing Japan's reliance on nuclear power, which are under way across the country during the Golden Week holiday period, have proven popular with the public.
Two Missing TEPCO Workers Found Dead
Offbeat  (tags: TEPCO, tepco workers, found dead, young, water leak, tsunami, damage, Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, No.4 reactor, water contamination, leak, cooking systems, failure, danger, crippled )

Naoko
- 1352 days ago - search.japantimes.co.jp
Two workers reported missing after the Tohoku quake and tsunami crippled the Fukushima No.1 nuclear power plant were found dead Wednesday in the basement of the No.4 reactor's turbine building, Tokyo Electric Power Co. said Sunday.
6 Workers Exposed to Excessive Radiation at Fukushima Plant
Offbeat  (tags: TEPCO, excessive radiation, emergenty operation, Fukushima, Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, crisis )

Naoko
- 1368 days ago - mdn.mainichi.jp
Six workers at the crisis-hit Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant have been exposed to radiation levels beyond the limit applied to an emergency operation, Tokyo Electric Power Co. said Saturday, without elaborating on the work they were engaged in.
   

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