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.

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    01/19/2017 - 5:10 am | View Link
  • Japan Approves Two More Nuclear Plants
    Jan. 18, 2017 (EIRNS)—Japan’s Nuclear Regulation Authority approved the restoration of two nuclear reactors in Saga Prefecture, western Japan, today. New safety regulations imposed after the Fukushima accident were met, the Authority ruled. The Nos.
    01/19/2017 - 2:57 am | View Link
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  • 2 more nuclear reactors in Kyushu pass safety checks
    Two more nuclear reactors in southwestern Japan passed a key state safety assessment Wednesday, but uncertainty remains over whether operator Kyushu Electric Power Co will win local consent to bring them back on line amid lingering safety concerns.
    01/18/2017 - 9:39 am | View Link
  • Japan gives passing grade to 10th nuclear reactor
    TOKYO -- Japan's nuclear watchdog said two reactors in southwestern Japan passed safety screenings Wednesday, marking a total of 10 units cleared for restart since all nuclear plants were ordered shut down following the March 2011 meltdown at Fukushima.
    01/18/2017 - 6:34 am | View Link
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  • Japan Is Down to One Nuclear Power Plant
    Of the 43 nuclear reactors in Japan, only two at that one remaining plant are still operational: they’re at Kyushu Electric Power’s Sendai plant, on the southern ...
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