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Genkai Nuclear Power Plant - Japan

Kyushu Electric set to decommission Genkai Unit 1 reactor

Officials from the Kyushu Electric Power Company in Japan announced that it will file decommissioning plans with the Nuclear Regulation Authority in Japan for the Genkai Unit 1 reactor in Saga Prefecture. The…


NRC Approves AREVA’s application to ship reload fuel for troubled Genkai Reactor 1

NRC AREVA Export of Nuclear Fuel to Genkai Nuclear Power Station The Genkai Nuclear Power Plant is located in the town of Genkai in the Higashimatsuura Districtin the Saga Prefecture. It is owned and operated by the Kyūshū Electric Power Company….


All 6 Kyushu Electric reactors shut down for first time in over 30 years

SAGA —Kyushu Electric Power Co said Monday that it has shut down the No. 4 reactor at its Genkai nuclear power plant in Saga Prefecture for routine inspection. The shutdown now leaves Japan…


Radioactive water leak at Genkai Reactor

Kyushu Electric Power Co. said Saturday that 1.8 tons of coolant water containing radioactive materials had leaked within a purification system at an idled reactor at its Genkai nuclear power plant in Saga…

Forget Nuclear

What is the future of nuclear power in Japan? Area residents reject Nuclear Power

The forgotten side of Japan as a nuclear power: Many planned NPP were abandoned due to widespread and long-lasting local opposition. Nuclear Power Plants in operation, as of 4 September 2011 Hokkaido Electric…


Kyushu Electric Power restarts reactor operations – Utilities still using cost of keeping nuke plants shut down as main reason for restart

Kyushu Electric Power Co. on Nov. 1 restarted the No. 4 reactor at its Genkai nuclear power plant in Saga Prefecture, the first resumption of reactor operations in Japan since the March 11…

Smith, Stephen

March 14th, 2011 – A few stories also mention the rods were uncovered to a great extent at units 2 and 3 – maybe when they were blowing down with the SRVs to prepare to inject seawater via the fire trucks

Sent:Smith, Stephen To:Monday, March 14, 2011 11:53 AM Subject:Lehning, John; Klein, Paul RE: Update I had heard that the rods were uncovered for some time period. I have not heard anything about a…


Kyushu Electric’s take ‘No Scandal, No Problem’ approach – Kyushu President to keep position – “It couldn’t be helped”

FUKUOKA (Kyodo) — Kyushu Electric Power Co. angered industry minister Yukio Edano on Friday as it watered down a third-party finding that the Saga governor was behind a scandal of misrepresentation of public…


Half of British Nuclear Power Plants To Close In Next Decade – Britain’s nuclear future is not so bright as firms look for exit strategy from building next generation of reactors

The future of Britain’s nuclear power is at risk, with one of the three groups looking to build the next generation of reactors on the brink of splitting up. RWE, which owns npower,…


Radioactive leak at Dounreay Nuclear Power Plant during decommissioning process

Radioactive material has leaked at the site of the former Dounreay nuclear power station in Caithness.  Dounreay   is the the site of several nuclear research establishments located on the north coast of Caithness, in the Highlandarea of Scotland. Dounreay…

Wegner, Mary

March 11th, 2011 – Delivering coolant via aircraft does not make much sense. If the report is accurate as written, Japan (and us) has a PROBLEM!.

From: Wegner, Mary Sent: Friday, March 11,2011 12:09 PM To: Breskovic, Clarence Subject: RE: U.S. delivers coolant to Japan nuclear plant: Clinton/ Plant Being Cooled I just got a request from a friend…

Bags of contaminated debris in the covered soccer field near J-Village's gymnasium

Nuclear Power Plants and Earthquakes

Japanese, and most other, nuclear plants are designed to withstand earthquakes, and in the event of major earth movement, to shut down safely. In 1995, the closest nuclear power plants, some 110 km…


Panel slams Kyushu Electric’s ties with Saga – Finds Government Manipulation

An independent panel has confirmed government involvement in manipulating public opinion on nuclear power. A panel investigating attempts by Kyushu Electric Power Company to manipulate public opinion on one of the firm’s nuclear…


Fukui Gov. calls for ‘responsible’ energy policy and clarification of ‘impromptu’ stress tests

In a written request submitted to Edano, the governor of Fukui Prefecture, which hosts 14 nuclear power reactors, the most among all prefectures, called on the government to promptly share knowledge and data…


Periodic inspection Sendai Nuclear Power Plant – Kyushu Electric Power fuel retrieval work video

Retrieval of published work in the Unit 2 nuclear power plant fuel Kawauchi  Kyushu Electric Power October 10, Kawauchi has stopped operation at the Sendai Nuclear Power Station (Kagoshima Prefecture Satsumasendai)  No. 2 reactor….


Japan Official Ordered Fake E-Mails According To Investigators – Maybe just the beginning

KYOTO, Japan — Investigators concluded Thursday that a nuclear plant operator that tried to manipulate public opinion with fake e-mails was acting under instructions from a high-ranking local government official, adding a new…


Former PM Kan – TEPCO had failed to provide vital information as the crisis developed

 In the wide-ranging interview, Kan offered new insights into the stresses at the top of government as it struggled to cope with the March 11 earthquake, tsunami and the nuclear disaster. Naoto Kan…


Kyushu Electric halts another reactor for regular checkup at Sendai Nuclear Power Plant

KAGOSHIMA — Kyushu Electric Power Co. halted the No. 2 reactor at its Sendai nuclear plant in Kagoshima Prefecture early Thursday for a three-month scheduled check, meaning only 12 of Japan‘s 54 commercial…


BREAKING: 5.9 Earthquake Strikes Near 7th most At-Risk Nuclear Power Station for Earthquake Damage – If foreshock, then worse is yet to come

@DomVAPowerDominion VA Power An earthquake occurred in Central#VA today. Both reactors at North Anna Power Station were shut down safely with no reports of damage. 25 minutes ago via web @DomVAPowerDominion VA Power No release of…

KEPCO Genkai Nuclear Power Station assessment of seismic data entry errors discovered.

Kyushu Electric Power Co. Genkai Nuclear Power Station (Saga) issues related to data entry errors were found in seismic safety evaluation, and Kansai Electric has been investigating similar cases 22, No. 高浜原発 3.4…

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