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Archive for April 2013

Flow of Tainted Water Is Latest Crisis at Japan Nuclear Plant

Flow of Tainted Water Is Latest Crisis at Japan Nuclear Plant
TOKYO — Two years after a triple meltdown that grew into the world’s second worst nuclear disaster, the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant is faced with a new crisis: a flood of highly radioactive wastewater that workers are struggling to contain. Groundwater is pouring into the plant’s […]Read more

Instilling the Solemnity of Chernobyl

Instilling the Solemnity of Chernobyl
Just a few metres from the central Kontraktova Ploshcha metro station and close to the River Dnieper in the old district of Podil, the Ukrainian National Chornobyl Museum in Kyiv is hardly understandable by the Western foreigners who visit it. And not just because of its old […]Read more

EU to implement expensive project in Chornobyl Exclusion Zone to improve population’s health

EU to implement expensive project in Chornobyl Exclusion Zone to improve population’s health
Ivankiv (Kyiv region), April 16 (Interfax-Ukraine) – The European Union has launched a healthcare project for residents of the Chornobyl Exclusion Zone in the Town of Ivankiv in Kyiv region. According to an Interfax-Ukraine reporter, a ceremony to mark the launch of the EUR 4 million project […]Read more

On Chernobyl anniversary, UN chief says impact of disaster must never be forgotten

On Chernobyl anniversary, UN chief says impact of disaster must never be forgotten
26 April 2013 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today marked the 27th anniversary of the worst nuclear power plant accident in history by stressing that the impact of the Chernobyl disaster must never be forgotten and calling for continued international assistance for the people and regions affected. “As […]Read more

Fukushima nuclear plant: radioactive water ‘leak’

Fukushima nuclear plant: radioactive water 'leak'
A fresh suspected leak of radioactive water has been detected at Japan’s tsunami-hit Fukushima nuclear plant, its operator says. The contaminated water may have leaked into the ground from one of the plant’s storage tanks, Tokyo Electric Power (Tepco) said. The nuclear plant has suffered two power […]Read more

Fukushima disaster: Long road to nuclear clean-up

Fukushima disaster: Long road to nuclear clean-up
It would be reassuring to think that the world’s worst nuclear disaster since Chernobyl is contained, and the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant is in stable shut-down. Unfortunately a look inside the Fukushima plant suggests otherwise. I was part of a group taken in to the Fukushima […]Read more

New Safe Confinement: current status

New Safe Confinement: current status
Within the NSC Project at the construction site the following works are being performed: Assembling of basic structures of the arch Assembling of hanger supports of crane beams Assembling of a container of jacking system Assembling of binding rafters of inner lining Assembling of Floline 70 steel […]Read more
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