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Japan Plans to Restart Some Nuclear Plants in 2015 After Fukushima Shutdown
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Previously one of the world's largest producers of nuclear-generated electricity, Japan has relied heavily on fossil fuels following the meltdown at Fukushima Dai-ichi and subsequent shutdown of the country's nuclear fleet. In 2013, when almost all of ...

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Japan Plans to Restart Some Nuclear Plants in 2015 After Fukushima Shutdown - Energy Collective

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Previously one of the world’s largest producers of nuclear-generated electricity, Japan has relied heavily on fossil fuels following the meltdown at Fukushima Dai-ichi and subsequent shutdown of the country’s nuclear fleet. In 2013, when almost all of

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Source:: Japan Plans to Restart Some Nuclear Plants in 2015 After Fukushima Shutdown – Energy Collective

      

EDITORIAL: Bring more parties aboard in reactor restart process - Asahi Shimbun

EDITORIAL: Bring more parties aboard in reactor restart process
Asahi Shimbun
This is the second time the NRA has endorsed the safety of reactors under tighter standards introduced after the outbreak of the Fukushima nuclear crisis in March 2011. Two reactors at Kyushu Electric Power Co.’s Sendai plant in Kagoshima Prefecture have …

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Source:: EDITORIAL: Bring more parties aboard in reactor restart process – Asahi Shimbun

Kansai Electric secures approval to restart two nuclear reactors in Japan - Energy Business Review

Kansai Electric secures approval to restart two nuclear reactors in Japan
Energy Business Review
The move marks a step ahead for returning nuclear power to the country following the Fukushima disaster of 2011, which led to the shutdown of all nuclear facilities. The safety report has been approved by NRA as the idled reactors comply with the new and …

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Source:: Kansai Electric secures approval to restart two nuclear reactors in Japan – Energy Business Review

Japan clears two more idled nuclear reactors to be restarted - ecns

Japan clears two more idled nuclear reactors to be restarted
ecns
Japan’s nuclear regulator on Thursday gave safety clearance to two more nuclear reactors that were idled in the wake of the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster, which will be a boon for the government who has been trying to bring the nation’s reactors back …

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Source:: Japan clears two more idled nuclear reactors to be restarted – ecns

1000 Homes In Fukushima To Be Demolished

1000 homes are set to be demolished after they were previously decontaminated. Most homes had suffered significant damage due to weather and animals while the owners were evacuated. The homes were part of an initial decontamination effort. Owners opted to have them torn down due to the considerable damage. Some had also opted not to return in places like Nahara due to the radiation levels and lack of infrastructure.
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Japan plans for post-Fukushima nuclear restart - Business Spectator

Japan plans for post-Fukushima nuclear restart
Business Spectator
Previously one of the world’s largest producers of nuclear-generated electricity, Japan has relied heavily on fossil fuels following the meltdown at Fukushima Dai-ichi and subsequent shutdown of the country’s nuclear fleet. In 2013, when almost all of Japan’s …

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Source:: Japan plans for post-Fukushima nuclear restart – Business Spectator

Fukushima Unit 2 Muon Scan Scheduled For May 2015

IRID is reporting that the muon scan of unit 2 at Fukushima Daiichi will begin around May 10th of 2015. The scan of unit 1 is scheduled to begin today after equipment was brought on sight and installed earlier in the month. The scans hope to determine if any fuel remains in the reactor vessels. IRID also reports that the consider the combination of the muon scans and the upcoming robot inspections of the containment vessels to be companion work. The robots are considered the method to check for fuel in the lower containment structure while the muon scans are expected to confirm the existence of any fuel in the reactor vessels.
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Two more Japan N-reactors get safety clearance - Gulf Today

Two more Japan N-reactors get safety clearance
Gulf Today
TOKYO: Japan’s atomic regulator on Thursday cleared a second set of reactors for restart, another step towards returning the country to nuclear power after the Fukushima disaster of 2011 led to the shutdown of all units. Two reactors at the Takahama nuclear …

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Source:: Two more Japan N-reactors get safety clearance – Gulf Today