Hamaoka (Japan)

Type: City
Name: Hamaoka (Japan)
Country: Japan
Latitude: 34.650002
Longitude: 138.119995
population: 25,447
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Nuclear plant checks grind on in Japan, but hurdles remain

TOKYO -- All 10 Japanese utilities that operate nuclear power plants have filed for safety inspections in hopes of restarting their long-idled reactors, which were shut down in the wake of the meltdown at Tokyo Electric Power's Fukushima Daiichi plant ... [Published Nikkei Asian Review - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

World location news article: UKTI hold the 2nd UK-Japan Decommissioning Workshop in Tokyo

Following on from the UK-Japan Civil Nuclear Co-operation Agreement, and in conjunction with METI and the International Research Institute for Nuclear Decommissioning, the 2nd UK-Japan Decommissioning Workshop was held in Tokyo from the 30th Jun – 3rd ... [Published Skills Funding Agency - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

'Tokyo should no longer be inhabited,' Japanese doctor warns residents regarding radiation

by David Gutierrez, staff writer(NaturalNews) In an essay addressed to his colleagues, Japanese doctor Shigeru Mita has explained why he recently moved away from Tokyo to restart his practice in western Japan: He believes that Tokyo is no longer safe ... [Published Natural News - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Cull looms for Japan's old, quake-prone reactors

TOKYO -- Even as some of Japan's 48 nuclear reactors see the prospect of a new lease on life, the oldest and most geologically disadvantaged ones have one foot in the scrapheap.The Sendai nuclear power plant in southern Japan has met new, more stringent ... [Published Nikkei Asian Review - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 2 reports

TOKYO ELECTRIC POWER : FOCUS: Evacuation plan in question as Japan nears restart of nuclear plant

With a nuclear power plant in southwestern Japan poised to restart as early as this fall, experts and critics are pointing to flaws in an evacuation plan drawn up by local authorities, stirring doubts among nearby residents about safety in the event of ... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jun 19 2014 - Updated Jun 19 2014 - 1 reports

Fukushima Updates 6/19/14

Fukushima Updates 6/19/14 -F. Daiichi’s hi-tech wastewater treatment system (ALPS) will resume full operation... The unused fuel bundles in unit#4 fuel pool will be temporarily transferred to unit #6 pool... The freezing of equipment tunnels for unit ... [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Jun 19 2014]
First reported May 06 2014 - Updated May 06 2014 - 1 reports

Japanese cost-cutting a lesson for Taipower

Electric power companies can turn loss into profit after nuclear power plants are shut down. Here is the story of how Japan’s Chubu Electric Power Co has gone about it.Chubu Electric supplies electricity to the area around Nogoya.In the aftermath of the ... [Published Taipei Times Online - May 06 2014]
First reported May 02 2014 - Updated May 02 2014 - 1 reports

Plant conversion a viable option

Over the past week, former Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) chairman Lin I-hsiung’s (林義雄) hunger strike, which called for an end to the construction of the Fourth Nuclear Power Plant in Gongliao District (貢寮), New Taipei City, met with a sympathetic ... [Published Taipei Times Online - May 02 2014]

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"Ever since 3.11, everybody living in Eastern Japan including Tokyo is a victim, and everybody is involved" he wrote
...Hamaoka "has a far greater chance of a massive earthquake than other nuclear plants" says NRA Commissioner Kunihiko Shimazaki
"We could help municipalities create evacuation plans from a scientific and technical standpoint, but it is not our job to evaluate them" NRA Commissioner Shunichi Tanaka told a press conference Wednesday

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Nuclear plant checks grind on in Japan, but hur... [Published Nikkei Asian Review - Aug 15 2014]
World location news article: UKTI hold the 2nd ... [Published Skills Funding Agency - Aug 05 2014]
'Tokyo should no longer be inhabited,' Japanese... [Published Natural News - Jul 22 2014]
Cull looms for Japan's old, quake-prone reactors [Published Nikkei Asian Review - Jul 16 2014]
TOKYO ELECTRIC POWER : FOCUS: Evacuation plan i... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 16 2014]
Japan Regulator’s Safety Probe Heralds Nuclear ... [Published Bloomberg - Jul 16 2014]
Fukushima Updates 6/19/14 [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Jun 19 2014]
Japanese cost-cutting a lesson for Taipower [Published Taipei Times Online - May 06 2014]
Plant conversion a viable option [Published Taipei Times Online - May 02 2014]
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