Category Archives: Typhoon

Japan gives preliminary OK to restart two nuclear reactors without critical safety feature

Japanese regulators have given the first step in regulatory approval for the restart of two reactors at the Sendai nuclear power plant. As World Nuclear News reported today: Sendai nuclear power plant units 1 and 2 have draft approval to … Continue reading

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Fukushima prepares for strong winds, rain from tropical storm

Seems like Fukushima is having enough trouble with containment when it’s not raining, so I wasn’t encouraged by this news today in Bloomberg Businessweek: Tokyo Electric Power Co. crews prepared for strong winds and heavy rains at its wrecked Fukushima … Continue reading

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Fukushima hit by another earthquake following typhoon

CBC News just ran an AP story on Typhoon Roke, which has slammed Tokyo,leaviing 13 dead and dropped a lot of rain on the damaged Fukushima nuclear reactors: A 5.3-magnitude earthquake struck Japan on Wednesday just hours after Typhoon Roke buffeted Tokyo with strong … Continue reading

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