Category: Fukushima

Residents of Fukushima’s Iitate Village file petition for nuclear damage compensation to restore home village Nuke Info Tokyo No. 164

Nearly half of the entire population of Iitate Village, Fukushima Prefecture, filed a petition with the Nuclear Damage Compensation Dispute Resolution Center (NDCDRC) on November 14, 2014, demanding measures to restore the lives of...

Nuclear Power Station decommissioning Schedule-first policy placing excessive burdens on workers TEPCO has responsibility to protect workers’ health and jobs. Nuke Info Tokyo No. 163

Three years and eight months have passed since the outbreak of the nuclear crisis in Fukushima, yet the situation at the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power station (NPS) is nowhere near completion of the...

Contaminated Water Woes at Fukushima Daiichi Is Seepage Control Possible Using a “Frozen Earth Barrier”? Nuke Info Tokyo No. 162

The struggle with contaminated water  (Photo by TEPCO) The Battle to Contain Contaminated Water The Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station (FDNPS) has serious water contamination problems. Water injected to cool the nuclear fuel has...

Report of the Iitate Villagers’ Early-stage External Radiation Exposure Assessment Project Nuke Info Tokyo No. 160

Tetsuji Imanaka Research Reactor Institute, Kyoto University As we reported in the March/April 2013 issue of Nuke Info Tokyo (No. 153), we started on a project entitled “Assessment of the Initial Radiation Exposure to...