Ever since the Japan Earthquake-Tsunami of March 11, Tokyo Electric Power company (TEPCO) has remained rather quiet about how things are going at the Fukushima Daiichi plant. The Japanese are not known for their desire to lose “face”, so to make admissions of fault sometimes take longer than we’re used to here in the West, but… read more

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While aftershocks are to expected in the wake of a major quake, to be having ones that register 6.0 on the scale five months later has to be a bit unnerving. News came this evening that the Fukushima region was rocked by another major aftershock to the Japan Earthquake-Tsunami of March 11.  Luckily no tsunami warnings were issued… read more

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Tokyo Electric Power company (TEPCO) has  confirmed that a new water filtration system put in place at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant failed after only five hours of use.  It was originally estimated to have been workable for up to a month. After the Japan Earthquake-Tsunami back on March 11th, TEPCO has had to pump water continuously onto the… read more

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