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  • Fukushima Nuclear Plant Struggling to Build Ice Wall to Plug Leak

    Fukushima Nuclear Plant Struggling to Build Ice Wall to Plug Leak

    The operator of Japan's battered Fukushima nuclear power plant said on Tuesday it was having trouble with the early stages of an ice wall being built under broken reactors to contain radioactive water.

  • Fukushima operator says six workers contaminated in latest leak

    Fukushima operator says six workers contaminated in latest leak

    Six workers at Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant were exposed to leaking radioactive water after one of them mistakenly removed a pipe to a water treatment system, the plant's operator said on Wednesday.

  • Japan PM seeks overseas help on Fukushima leak

    Japan PM seeks overseas help on Fukushima leak

    Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says his country is open to receiving overseas help to contain widening radioactive water leaks at the crippled nuclear plant in Fukushima.

  • Overflowing tank cause of new leak at Fukushima

    Overflowing tank cause of new leak at Fukushima

    Another day, another radioactive-water spill. The operator of the meltdown-plagued Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant says at least 430 liters (110 gallons) spilled when workers overfilled a storage tank without a gauge that could have warned them of t...

  • New leak of radioactive water from Japan's nuclear plant enters Pacific ocean

    New leak of radioactive water from Japan's nuclear plant enters Pacific ocean

    Japan's crippled nuclear plant has a new leak of highly radioactive water entering the Pacific Ocean after a storage tank overflowed.

  • Japan says Fukushima leak worst since tsunami

    Japan says Fukushima leak worst since tsunami

    Japan issued its strongest warning about the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant on Wednesday since the crisis began in 2011, as it struggled to seal a tank that has leaked 300 tonnes of radioactive water.

  • Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant leaked 300 tonnes of radioactive water

    Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant leaked 300 tonnes of radioactive water

    The operator of Japan's tsunami-crippled nuclear power plant said today that about 300 tons (300,000 liters, 80,000 gallons) of highly radioactive water have leaked from one of the hundreds of storage tanks there - its worst leak yet from such a vess...

  • Operator says new radioactive leak at Japan's Fukushima

    An estimated 300 tonnes of radioactive water is believed to have leaked from a tank at Japan's crippled nuclear plant, the operator said on Tuesday as it battled the latest toxic water threat.

  • Japan's Fukushima plant springs another radioactive leak

    Japan's Fukushima plant springs another radioactive leak

    Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant has sprung yet another leak of radioactive water, its operator said on Thursday, the latest in an increasingly long line of mishaps to rattle public confidence.

  • Precarious Japan nuclear plant raises safety concerns

    Precarious Japan nuclear plant raises safety concerns

    Recent problems at Japan's crippled nuclear power plant are highlighting its precarious state two years after it was damaged by a massive earthquake and tsunami.

  • Japan's quake-crippled nuclear plant 'losing faith' in leaking water pits

    Japan's quake-crippled nuclear plant 'losing faith' in leaking water pits

    The company that runs a Japanese nuclear power plant destroyed by a tsunami two years ago said on Tuesday it was losing faith in temporary storage pits for radioactive water - but it doesn't have anywhere else to put it.

  • New radioactive water leak reported at Fukushima

    Some radioactive water may have leaked into the ground from a storage tank at the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, its operator said on Sunday, the latest in a series of troubles at the facility.

  • Radioactive water leak feared at Japan nuke plant

    Radioactive water leak feared at Japan nuke plant

    The operator of Japan's crippled nuclear plant said Saturday that it was moving tons of highly radioactive water from a temporary storage tank to another after detecting signs of leakage, in a blow to the plant's struggles with tight storage space.

  • More radioactive water leaks at Japanese plant

    More radioactive water leaks at Japanese plant

    At least 45 tons of highly radioactive water have leaked from a purification facility at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power station, and some of it may have reached the Pacific Ocean, the plant's operator said Sunday.

  • More obstacles impede crews in Japan N-crisis

    More obstacles impede crews in Japan N-crisis

    Mounting problems, including incorrect radiation figures and a shortage of storage tanks, stymied emergency workers Sunday as they tried to nudge Japan's stricken nuclear complex back from the edge of disaster.Workers are struggling to remove radioactive water from the tsunami-ravaged nuclear compou...

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