In-Focus: Japan – TEPCO denies deliberate attempt to cover up facts about worker exposure – Post-Fukushima survey shows shortage of evacuation sites

Author: No Comments Share:

TEPCO denies deliberate attempt to cover up facts about worker exposure

Source: Asashi Shimbun


Post-Fukushima survey shows shortage of evacuation sites

The survey found that 29 of the 83 municipalities in 20 prefectures, excluding those in Fukushima Prefecture, home to the crippled Fukushima Daiichi complex operated by Tokyo Electric Power Co., which were freshly included in the zone, are not fully prepared for evacuating their residents in such an event.

Source: The Japan Times

Source: Kyodo News


NRA defers decision on suspected fault under Ohi nuclear site

A fault running under the Oi nuclear plant in Fukui Prefecture is definitely active, an expert on a Nuclear Regulation Authority panel investigating the compound’s safety said Sunday, as other members continued to debate the potential danger.

At Sunday’s meeting, Mitsuhisa Watanabe, professor of Toyo University, said he is certain that there is an active fault under the Oi plant premises. He has long called attention to the danger of the western Japan plant.

Source: JiJi Press

Source: The Japan Times


Japan’s central government will work to gain understanding of local government leaders

Source: NHK


Local mayors request further guidance from NRA to create nuclear disaster plans

Source: JiJi Press

Source: NHK


Japan to facilitate demolition of condominium buildings damaged in natural disasters

Source: JiJi Press


Nuclear disaster workers special allowance not being paid out

Source: JiJi Press

Source: Asahi Shimbun

 

Previous Article

Scandal involving over 7,500 unqualified replacement parts shuts down two South Korean nuclear plants

Next Article

Crystal River Supervisor fails for cause fitness for duty test