3 Japan Nuclear Reactors Melted Down

Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant experienced a full meltdown at three reactors in the wake of an earthquake and tsunami in March, the country's Nuclear Emergency Response Headquarters said Monday.

  • Seven days: 11–17 April 2014 - Nature
    Seven days: 11–17 April 2014 - Nature
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  • Japan to face tight power supply in summer; blackouts not expected - Reuters India
    Japan to face tight power supply in summer; blackouts not expected - Yahoo! News
    04/16/2014 - 12:54 pm | View Link
  • Nuclear Energy Has a Future in Japan - Motley Fool
    ... that Japan would go back to those levels. Also, the more stringent safety requirements would make restarting all of the idled nuclear reactors...
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  • In test of post-Fukushima policy, town rallies for restart of ... - Japan Times
    BJP rules out major change to nuclear policy - Hindustan Times
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  • In post-Fukushima policy test, Japan town rallies for nuclear ... - Reuters
    Nuclear disarmament summit - ABC Online
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  • Japan to face tight power supply in summer; blackouts not expected
    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's power supply will be tight this summer if all its nuclear reactors remain shut, although blackouts are not expected as long as there are no problems at the thermal fuel plants now providing the bulk of the country's electricity.
    04/16/2014 - 5:35 pm | View Link
  • Japan's New Energy Plan Could Be Positive For Uranium's Future
    The plan also confirms that Japan's "[nuclear] reactors will be restarted once their safety is confirmed," and is the first since Japan halted the operation of its nearly 50 nuclear reactors following the Fukushima disaster in early 2011. Thursday night ...
    04/14/2014 - 11:30 am | View Link
  • Japan Retains Nuclear In Energy Mix
    the country’s cabinet has given its approval to an energy policy that recommends the restart of its idled nuclear reactors. The policy has been three years in the making, and is Japan’s fourth Basic Energy Plan – previous plans were passed in 2003 ...
    04/13/2014 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • Costs mount for idled nuclear reactors
    Since March 2011, Japan’s government has focused on the cost of cleaning up after the Fukushima nuclear accident. Now, the bill is coming due for another unbudgeted consequence of that disaster - shutting down the nation’s 48 remaining nuclear reactors ...
    04/13/2014 - 1:17 pm | View Link
  • Japan reverses its withdrawal from nuclear power
    But a fast turnaround in energy policy is also not possible, even if only a third of the nuclear reactors will be restarted again. Japan’s conservative government has drawn different conclusions from the Fukushima disaster than did the German government ...
    04/12/2014 - 5:43 pm | View Link
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  • Japan to fast-track some nuclear reactor restarts ...
    Sounds more like bending to the pressure from the nuclear village. Why not increase the number of safety inspectors which I believe is about 90?
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  • Nuclear Power in Japan | Japanese Nuclear Energy
    Nuclear energy has been a national strategic priority for Japan since 1973. Japan's reactors provide some 30% of the country's electricity and this is expected to ...
    04/16/2014 - 5:29 pm | View Website
  • Inside Japan's Nuclear Reactors (Infographic) | LiveScience
    Here's a look under the hood of a nuclear reactor, and what can go wrong.
    04/16/2014 - 11:31 am | View Website
  • Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster
    The Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster (福島第一原子力発電所事故, Fukushima Daiichi genshiryoku hatsudensho jiko ?) was a catastrophic failure at the ...
    04/16/2014 - 2:20 am | View Website
  • Japan Tsunami Pictures: Nuclear Reactor and Cities Burn
    The day after Japan's biggest earthquake, cities smoldered, soldiers lent helping hands, and a nuclear reactor exploded.
    04/15/2014 - 5:52 pm | View Website
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