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Second 'transformer' robot completes mission inside crippled...
A robotic probe to survey the inside of reactor containment vessels at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant (Asahi Shimbun file photo)
The second shape-shifting robotic probe sent into the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant has successfully surveyed the inside of a reactor after the failure of the first unit, ...
Stalled robot still useful in moving Fukushima decommissioning...
An image taken by a probe robot inside the containment vessel of the No. 1 reactor at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant shows what appears to be a latch. (Provided by Tokyo Electric Power Co.)
All was not lost when a robotic probe broke down inside a highly radioactive containment vessel at the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant, the plant operator says.
'Transformer' robot breakdown leaves TEPCO in the dark at...
The robot that became stuck inside the containment vessel of the No. 1 reactor at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant (Tsuyoshi Nagano)
An unresponsive robot means it's back to the drawing board for officials at Tokyo Electric Power Co. in determining how to decommission reactors at their crippled Fukushima No. ...
Robot stalls inside Fukushima reactor on Day 1 of probe
A robot used to study the interior of the No. 1 reactor of the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant (Tsuyoshi Nagano)
A sleek shape-changing robot sent to probe a highly radioactive containment vessel of the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant got stuck hours after it was deployed,...
TEPCO to come clean on radiation levels, allow checks by outside...
Local government representatives are briefed by TEPCO officials about the leakage of water from a storage tank of contaminated water at Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant in April 2014. (Asahi Shimbun file photo)
Embattled Tokyo Electric Power Co. pledged to disclose all data on radiation levels at its stricken Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant after it was taken to task for delaying...
Costs in problem-plagued struggle at Fukushima plant near 600...
Workers check portable devices to remove strontium from contaminated water at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant in October. (Pool)
Tokyo Electric Power Co. and the government have spent 590 billion yen ($4.93 billion) battling the Fukushima nuclear disaster, but problems persist and taxpayers could lose if ...
FOUR YEARS AFTER: Tons of radioactive rainwater seeps into soil at ...
Storage tanks for highly radioactive water at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant in 2014 (Asahi Shimbun file photo)
Tokyo Electric Power Co. reported a massive leak of radioactive rainwater at its crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant on March 10.
FOUR YEARS AFTER: Radioactive debris continues to stack up at...
Bags containing radioactive debris accumulate in the compound of the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant on Feb. 24. (Satoru Semba)
FUTABA, Fukushima Prefecture--With nowhere to put it, refuse and debris contaminated with radioactive materials continue to pile up at the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear...
Radioactive water detected again at Fukushima plant, source unknown
Tanks storing water contaminated with radioactive materials at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant (Provided by Tokyo Electric Power Co.)
A relatively high level of radioactivity was detected in ditch water around tanks at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant, but Tokyo Electric Power Co. has not pinpointed the...
FOUR YEARS AFTER: For filmmaker, everything changed in Fukushima...
Akira Onoda films the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant on Feb. 22. (Takeshi Teruya)
FUTABA, Fukushima Prefecture--Akira Onoda’s video footage of his hometown runs 350 hours, but it does not contain a single shot of his favorite scene--the sunrise over the...
FOUR YEARS AFTER: 71% of residents dissatisfied with work at...
The Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant in a recent photo before the fourth anniversary of the nuclear accident (Naoko Kawamura)
Around 71 percent of Fukushima Prefecture residents remain dissatisfied with the central government’s handling of the nuclear disaster four years after the triple meltdown...
Fukushima fishermen blast TEPCO over failure to disclose...
Tsunemasa Niitsuma, deputy head of TEPCO's Fukushima Revitalization Headquarters, apologizes at a Feb. 25 meeting with Fukushima fishermen, including Tetsu Nozaki, left, head of the Fukushima Prefectural Federation of Fisheries Cooperative Associations. (Hiroki Ito)
Fukushima fishermen appear to have finally run out of patience with Tokyo Electric Power Co.
TEPCO vows safety first in training program for workers at...
Workers check safety conditions near storage tanks for radioactive water before starting the day's work at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant on Feb. 3. (Provided by Tokyo Electric Power Co.)
Tokyo Electric Power Co. submitted its plan to provide wide-ranging training programs for workers engaged in decommissioning of its crippled nuclear power plant in Fukuskima...
TEPCO plans to expand business across Japan from 2016
Tokyo Electric Power Co. President Naomi Hirose (Photo by Shogo Koshida)
Tokyo Electric Power Co., recipient of a government bailout to deal with the crisis at its crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant, now plans to expand its power...
EDITORIAL: Safe and steady needs to be TEPCO’s mantra in...
Workers wipe water from a cask containing nuclear fuel that was removed from the No. 4 reactor at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant on Dec. 20. (Pool)
Come March, it will have been four years since the triple meltdown at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant triggered massive leaks of radioactive material.
Once again, no indictments against former TEPCO execs over...
Members of a group seeking indictments against former TEPCO executives over the Fukushima nuclear disaster criticize the decision by Tokyo prosecutors on Jan. 22. (Akifumi Nagahashi)
Prosecutors again decided not to indict three former executives of Tokyo Electric Power Co. over the triple meltdown at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant, essentially saying...
NRA signs off on TEPCO plan to release decontaminated groundwater...
Groundwater is pumped up in areas around reactor buildings of the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant in Okuma, Fukushima Prefecture, on Aug. 26, 2013. (Pool)
Japan's nuclear watchdog gave the green light to the operator of the wrecked Fukushima nuclear power plant to discharge pumped up groundwater into the sea if radioactive...
TEPCO racing against time to process 280,000 tons of tainted water ...
Shunichi Tanaka, chairman of the Nuclear Regulation Authority, inspects an area lined with tanks holding highly radioactive water at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant in December. (Asahi Shimbun file photo)
Tokyo Electric Power Co. will likely fall short of fulfilling its pledge to process all highly radioactive water stored at the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant by the end ...
Niigata governor scolds TEPCO president, rejects reactor restarts
Officials of Nuclear Regulation Authority inspect equipment at Tokyo Electric Power Co.’s Kashiwazaki-Kariwa nuclear power plant in Niigata Prefecture on Dec. 12. (pool)
NIIGATA--Niigata Governor Hirohiko Izumida on Jan. 6 remained adamantly opposed to restarting the Kashiwazaki-Kariwa nuclear plant and chided the president of the plant...
TEPCO's sloppy handling of suppressant led to spread of...
This March 2013 photo of the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant shows, from back, the No. 1, No. 2, No. 3 and No. 4 reactors. (Asahi Shimbun file photo)
Tokyo Electric Power Co. diluted a dust suppressant that rendered it ineffective and allowed the spread of radioactive materials that contaminated 12 workers at the Fukushima...