Yuhei Sato

Type: Person
Name: Yuhei Sato
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 3 reports

New industry minister vows to overcome nuclear crisis as Fukushima governor urges intervention

Industry minister Yuko Obuchi visited Fukushima Prefecture on Thursday and vowed efforts to overcome the crisis at the disaster-stricken Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant.It is Obuchi’s second visit to Fukushima since she took office in a Cabinet reshuffle ... [Published Japan Times - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

TOKYO ELECTRIC POWER : Restarting Fukushima Daini plant "very difficult": minister

Industry minister Yuko Obuchi said Thursday that it will be "very difficult" to restart Tokyo Electric Power Co.'s Fukushima Daini nuclear plant, which escaped severe damage in the 2011 earthquake-tsunami disaster unlike the Daiichi plant nearby, amid ... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Power ‘ellipse’ key to LDP-govt balance

The Yomiuri Shimbun Friday will mark two years since Shinzo Abe took office as president of the Liberal Democratic Party, three months before becoming prime minister. With one year remaining before his three-year term as party president ends, will he ... [Published The Japan News - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Uchibori announces bid for Fukushima governor

Jiji Press FUKUSHIMA (Jiji Press) — Fukushima Deputy Gov. Masao Uchibori announced his candidacy on Thursday for the Oct. 26 gubernatorial election in the prefecture hit by the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami and the subsequent nuclear crisis.Although ... [Published The Japan News - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 2 reports

Fukushima vice governor throws hat into gubernatorial race

FUKUSHIMA – Fukushima Vice Gov. Masao Uchibori said Thursday he will run in next month’s gubernatorial election to fill the shoes of Gov. Yuhei Sato, who has declined to seek a third term.Uchibori, 50, pledged at a news conference to continue the policies ... [Published Japan Times - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 3 reports

Fukushima governor says he won't run for reelection

Fukushima Gov Yuhei Sato on Thursday said that he will not seek reelection in the Oct 26 gubernatorial election.Sato, 66, made the announcement just four days after committing the prefecture to accept the temporary storage of nuclear waste from the March ... [Published Japan Today - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

New environment chief Mochizuki takes on Fukushima radiation woes

New Environment Minister Yoshio Mochizuki on Thursday stressed the ministry’s commitment to speeding up efforts to reduce Fukushima’s radiation woes and vowed to get the prefecture’s radioactive waste storage facility up and running.Mochizuki’s appointment ... [Published Japan Times - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

Storing Tepco's radioactive waste

The plan to build facilities around the crippled Fukushima No.1 Nuclear Power Plant of Tokyo Electric Power Co. to store radioactive waste collected through decontamination of the areas hit by the March 2011 meltdowns at the plant will finally move forward ... [Published Japan Times - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

Many challenges remain to accelerate post-disaster reconstruction efforts

The Yomiuri Shimbun The government has passed a critical juncture in accelerating decontamination work in Fukushima Prefecture and promoting its post-disaster reconstruction. Yet many challenges still remain.Fukushima Gov. Yuhei Sato informed the central ... [Published The Japan News - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

Ube : Japan's Fukushima Accepts Storage Facilities Plan

Beijing , September 02 (QNA) - The governor of Japan's Fukushima Prefecture Yuhei Sato has informed the central government of his approval of the plan to build intermediate storage facilities for highly radioactive waste in two towns within the prefe ... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

9/2/2014: Ht World: Fukushima ready temporary radioactive waste storage

TOKYO: The governor of disaster-struck Fukushima agreed on Monday to accept the “temporary” storage of nuclear waste from the Japanese accident, paving the way for an end to a years-long standoff. Yuhei Sato has been cajoled and lavished with the... ... [Published Hindustan Times - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 5 reports

Fukushima formally accepts waste storage plan

The governor of Japan's Fukushima Prefecture has officially accepted a government proposal to build intermediate radioactive waste facilities in 2 of its towns.The central government plans to build the facilities on 16-square-kilometer lots in the towns ... [Published NHK - Aug 30 2014]

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"I've made key progress in the challenges facing Fukushima as we seek to rebuild it," Sato told a news conference in the city of Fukushima . "i've come to think that rebuilding should be implemented under a new leader."
...The radioactive waste promised to be a "major burden" for residents, Fukushima Governor Yuhei Sato said as he announced the decision. "in order for fukushima's speedy recovery, i have made the painful decision to allow for the construction work" Sato said...
"i have made an agonising decision to accept plans to construct temporary storage facilities in order to achieve recovery in the environment as soon as possible" Mr Sato told central government ministers in Tokyo
"storage facilities may force great burdens on local communities, but we made a difficult decision to restore the environment in the prefecture" Yuhei Sato told Environment Minister Nobuteru Ishihara and Reconstruction Minister Takumi Nemoto

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TOKYO ELECTRIC POWER : Restarting Fukushima Dai... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 25 2014]
New industry minister vows to overcome nuclear ... [Published Japan Times - Sep 25 2014]
Obuchi vows plant decommission, water management [Published NHK - Sep 25 2014]
Ube : Industry minister vows efforts to tackle ... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 25 2014]
Power ‘ellipse’ key to LDP-govt balance [Published The Japan News - Sep 24 2014]
Fukushima cleanup going painfully slow [Published Japan Times - Sep 22 2014]
Uchibori announces bid for Fukushima governor [Published The Japan News - Sep 12 2014]
Fukushima vice governor throws hat into guberna... [Published Japan Times - Sep 11 2014]
Ube : Fukushima vice governor throws hat into r... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 11 2014]
Fukushima Update, Now in Year 4 [Published Firedoglake - Sep 06 2014]
Fukushima Crisis Continues, Worse Than Reported... [Published Dissident Voice - Sep 06 2014]
Fukushima governor says he won't run for reelec... [Published Japan Today - Sep 04 2014]
Fukushima gov. won’t seek reelection [Published The Japan News - Sep 04 2014]
New environment chief Mochizuki takes on Fukush... [Published Japan Times - Sep 04 2014]
Ube : Fukushima governor not to seek re-election [Published 4 Traders - Sep 04 2014]
Storing Tepco's radioactive waste [Published Japan Times - Sep 03 2014]
Many challenges remain to accelerate post-disas... [Published The Japan News - Sep 02 2014]
Ube : Japan's Fukushima Accepts Storage Facilit... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 02 2014]
9/2/2014: Ht World: Fukushima ready temporary r... [Published Hindustan Times - Sep 02 2014]
Fukushima accepts 'temporary' radioactive waste... [Published Water Conserve: News - Sep 01 2014]
Fukushima gov. officially OK’s N-waste storage [Published The Japan News - Sep 01 2014]
'Painful' Move: Fukushima to Store Radioactive ... [Published NBCNews.com - Sep 01 2014]
Fukushima governor accepts 'temporary' radioact... [Published ABC Radio Australia - Sep 01 2014]
Fukushima accepts ‘temporary’ storage of radioa... [Published Malay Mail - Sep 01 2014]
AFP - Japan-nuclear-disaster-Fukushima-waste [Published Namibia Press Agency - Sep 01 2014]
Fukushima governor tells ministers prefecture a... [Published Japan Times - Sep 01 2014]
Fukushima accepts storage facilities [Published NHK - Sep 01 2014]
UBE : Fukushima gov. tells ministers of accepta... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 01 2014]
Fukushima gov.: Tainted soil site decision ‘pai... [Published The Japan News - Aug 31 2014]
Fukushima okays nuke waste storages in return f... [Published Russia Today - Aug 31 2014]
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Fukushima Update, Now in Year 4 [Published Firedoglake - Sep 06 2014]
TEPCO’s Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station Fukushima Crisis Continues, Worse Than Reported From Start And the radioactive waste from Fukushima goes to: Fukushima! Nobody in the world knows how dispose of radioactive waste safely and permanently. ...
Fukushima accepts 'temporary' radioactive waste... [Published Water Conserve: News - Sep 01 2014]
Agence France-Presse: The governor of disaster-struck Fukushima agreed Monday to accept the "temporary" storage of nuclear waste from the Japanese accident, paving the way for an end to a years-long standoff.Yuhei Sato has been cajoled and lavished with ...
European, African Experts Take Part in IAEA Eme... [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Apr 07 2014]
European, African Experts Take Part in IAEA Emergency Preparedness and Response Workshop in Fukushima Prefecture IAEA RANET Officer Mr. Patrick Kenny (far right) demonstrates some of the centre's equipment to Governor of the Fukushima Prefecture, ...
Fukushima Nuclear Waste will Go Here [Published Law in Action - Feb 24 2014]
Fukushima prefectural authorities have asked the Environment Ministry to reduce from three to two the number of sites it plans for the temporary storage of radioactive debris generated by the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant disaster.  Fukushima Governor ...
Fukushima Nuclear Crisis Update for January 29t... [Published Greenpeace news - Feb 07 2014]
Here’s the latest of our news bulletins from the ongoing crisis at Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. State of the Fukushima Reactors Japan’s government has consulted the country’s fishing industry on plans to dump contaminated groundwater ...
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