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Two more nuclear reactors are decided to be scrapped

Kyushu Electric Power Co. and Chugoku Electric Power Co. decided to decommission aging reactors, following a s
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Five aging nuclear reactors will be decommissioned in the near future

Five aging nuclear reactors will be decommissioned in the near future, a move that government officials hope w
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More than 100 specialists will be sent to Fukushima to accelerate dicommissioning work

  Japan Atomic Power Co. is working on plans to send a team of more than 100 specialists, backed up by ro
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Utilities will be allowed to add costs of decommissioning even after the liberation of electric retail sale

Regional utilities will be allowed to pass on costs to consumers for decommissioning nuclear power plants even
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Gov’t considers a system to tack costs of decommissioning nuclear reactors from consumers

The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry has started to consider introducing a system in which major power
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TEPCO removed another panel from the canopy covering the reactor building

In preparation for clearing debris and eventually removing nuclear fuel from inside, TEPCO on Nov. 10 temporar
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“Crawling” robot can provide safety to workers of decontamination

UOZU, Toyama Prefecture–A machinery maker here has developed a “crawling” robot capable of p
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TEPCO removed canopy above a reactor building

TEPCO has removed part of the canopy above a reactor building at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant to ga
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TEPCO started dismantling Fukushima reactor building’s cover

EPCO began preparatory work to dismantle the No. 1 reactor building’s cover  as a first step toward remo
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Gov’t requested for utilities to decide whether to scrap aging reactors

The government called for utilities to swiftly decide whether to scrap aging reactors that would be particular
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TEPCO plants to start dismantling canopy dispute of local concerns

Amid local concerns of the further spread of radioactive materials, TEPCO announced plans to start dismantling
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Kansai Electric is considering decommissioning two reactors at Mihama nuclear power plant

Kansai Electric Power Co. is considering decommissioning two reactors at its Mihama nuclear power plant in Fuk
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Decommissioning research center will be set up by 2015 April

The science ministry said it will set up a research center next April to help decommission the Fukushima No. 1
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TEPCO launched internal body for acceralating decommissiong

TEPCO will seek to coordinate the difficult decommissioning process for Fukushima No.1 plant through a newly l
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[Three years after 3.11] Long-neglected contaminated agricultural reservoirs will be also decontaminated

The central government plans to start decontaminating hundreds of long-neglected reservoirs for agricultural u
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No. of nuclear power plant drop from 54 to 48

Two reactors at the accident-stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant were classified as defunct , reduc
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New decommissioning division will be created within the government-backed fund responsible for compensating victims of the disaster

To accelerate work at the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant, the industry ministry plans to place a new decommi
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TEPCO might be split into two companies in order to concentrate on decommissioning work

A senior official of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party has proposed that TEPCO be split up through the creat
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IAEA starts their activity of reviewing the decomissioning of Fukushima No.1 reactor

A team of nuclear experts formed by the International Atomic Energy Agency on April 15th, 2013 started its act
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Decommissioning of Fukushima nuclear reactors will be an international undertaking

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is planning to propose an international undertaking to decommiss
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