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Unwanted Radioactive Sewage Sludge Piling Up
Offbeat  (tags: radioactive sewage sludge, safety reasons, refused, treatment facilities, piling up, Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant, radiation leaks, rainwater )

Naoko
- 2907 days ago - asahi.com
Radioactive sewage sludge is quickly filling up treatment facilities in eastern Japan as recycling companies have refused to accept it for safety reasons.
Actor Yamamoto Leaves Management Agency Due To Anti-Nuke Activities
Offbeat  (tags: Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, anti-nuclear activities, actor, management agency, withdrawal, nuclear disasters )

Naoko
- 2918 days ago - japantoday.com
TOKYO - Popular actor Taro Yamamoto has withdrawn from his management agency apparently due to his anti-niclear activities in the wake of the nuclear disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi power plant.
Big Tank May Be Set Up Under Fukushima Plant To Store Tainted Water
Offbeat  (tags: Japan, Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, water, sea, big tank, Naoto Kan, fishery, radiation contamination, environment )

Naoko
- 2950 days ago - mdn.mainichi.jp
Prime Minister Naoto Kan is considering setting up a big underground tank in the compound of the radiation-spewing Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant to prevent contaminated water from spilling into the sea, a fishery official said Wednesday.
Suits to Halt Atomic Plants Have All Failed
Offbeat  (tags: nuclear plant, suspension, legal actions, failed, earthquake, damage, lawsuits, Japan, Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, Kashiwazaki, Hamaoka )

Naoko
- 2951 days ago - search.japantimes.co.jp
The risk of an earthquake causing critical damage to a nuclear power plant has been the subject of lawsuits filed by residents in various parts of Japan over the years, but to date none of these legal actions has led to the actual suspension of the plant
Japan Nuclear Safety Commission Members Arrive in Fukushima 37 Days After Quake
Offbeat  (tags: Japan, more than a month after, Fukushima, Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, Nuclear Safety Commission, environment, government, dishonesty )

Naoko
- 2958 days ago - mdn.mainichi.jp
Members of Japan Nuclear Safety Commission were dispatched to Fukushima Prefecture on April 17, more than a month after a massive quake and tsunami crippled a nuclear power plant in the prefecture.
102-Year-Old Fukushima Man Facing Evacuation Commits Suicide
Offbeat  (tags: Japan, Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, Iitate Village, radiation leak, evacuation, home, troubled, emotional toll, stress, 102-year-old, suicide )

Naoko
- 2962 days ago - mdn.mainichi.jp
IITATE, Fukushima - A 102-year-old man, apparently deeply troubled at the prospect of being forced to leave his home in this villege close to the crippled Fukushima No.1 Nuclear Power Plant, has committed suicide - a stark indication of the emotional ->>
N-Crisis A Battle For Workers' Wives
Offbeat  (tags: Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, danger, health risks, workers, wives, emotions, worry, nuclear crisis, hero, safety )

Naoko
- 2965 days ago - yomiuri.co.jp
Desperately worried but determined to support their husbands, the wives of workers at the Fukushima No.1 nuclear power plant struggle with their emotions as they wait for their husbands to return from work that is endangering their lives.
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
- 2973 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.
Medical Institutions, Shelters Reluctant to Accept Those Evacuated From Near Nuke Plant
Offbeat  (tags: Japan, radiation, fear, refused, shelters, medical institutions, shock, Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, evacuated, treatment, concern )

Naoko
- 2978 days ago - mdn.mainichi.jp
Some medical institutions are refusing to treat patients who have been evacuated from areas near a quake- and tsunami-hit nuclear power plant unless they show certificates that they have not been exposed to radiation.
6 Workers Exposed to Excessive Radiation at Fukushima Plant
Offbeat  (tags: TEPCO, excessive radiation, emergenty operation, Fukushima, Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, crisis )

Naoko
- 2989 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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