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How safe is Fukushima’s waste water disposal plan?

Three independent UN human rights experts have expressed concern over Japan's decision to discharge potentially radioactive water into the Pacific Ocean.

France to build nuclear crisis centres based on Fukushima lessons

Designed to withstand accident levels the crisis centres are built to enable the management of a facility safely in any situation.

Fukushima’s lessons for a safer nuclear future

When a 9.0 magnitude earthquake struck Japan on 11 March 2011, a tsunami was triggered that devastated the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant.

Japan suffers power outages after 7.3 Fukushima quake

A powerful magnitude 7.3 earthquake struck late Saturday 13 February 2021, off the coast of Tohoku, leaving at least 100 people injured.

IAEA Reviews water storage at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station

The IAEA has welcomed progress made by Japan in preparing to dispose of large amounts of treated water stored at Fukushima Daiichi.

TEPCO to decommission Fukushima Daini

Tepco said it will take more than four decades to dismantle the four reactors at the Daini plant. The estimated cost for dismantling and decontamination will be $2.6 billion.

Drone to provide new details of Fukushima radiation

A drone carrying radiation-mapping technology is to provide new details of the contamination inside the reactor building at Japan's damaged Fukushima-Daiichi nuclear power plant.

Japanese to loan $123bn to Fukushima operator

The Japanese government is to increase the size of the loan being granted to Fukushima operator Tepco to $123bn, more than a third higher than initially planned.

Integrated coal gasification plants for Fukushima

Two power plants are to be built in the Fukushima prefecture of Japan in a bid to assist the region's recovery from the disastrous nuclear accident of five years ago.

Fukushima clean-up costs increase

Japan's government has given a revised estimate as to the cost of cleaning up radioactive contamination associated with the Fukushima nuclear incident in 2011.

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