• TEPCO
  • After more than two and a half years of denying that radioactive water was contaminating the Pacific Ocean off the coast of the Fukushima nuclear disaster, TEPCO has finally admitted that the damaged plant, site of three nuclear meltdowns, has been steadily leaking toxic water into the sea. (greenpeace.org)
  • In spite of ongoing technical issues at the plant, and continued dire financial straits stemming from sky-high decontamination, decommissioning, and compensation costs, for which the company was forced to request a government bailout, TEPCO President Naomi Hirose said that the company will offer one-time bonuses of 100,000 yen ($997) to section chiefs and higher today. (greenpeace.org)
  • crisis
  • The lawsuit seeks to challenge the law that protects reactor manufacturers in the event of nuclear accidents, and will argue that the companies failed to make vital safety improvements at the plant before the crisis. (greenpeace.org)
  • currently
  • We present an overview of global risks and also a case study of nuclear power plants that are currently under construction, planned and proposed in the Eastern Mediterranean and Middle East, a region prone to earthquakes. (mdpi.com)
  • last
  • The Navy this week broke ground on a project that will tear down its last coal-fired power plant, both a practical and a symbolic gesture as the military seeks to cut both energy costs and carbon emissions. (eenews.net)
  • system
  • We estimate the contamination risks from the atmospheric dispersion of radionuclides released by severe nuclear power plant accidents using the ECHAM/Modular Earth Submodel System (MESSy) atmospheric chemistry (EMAC) atmospheric chemistry-general circulation model at high resolution (50 km). (mdpi.com)