The education and science ministry plans to file an ¥8.1 billion budget request for research related to dismantlement of reactors at the crippled Fukushima No. 1 power plant.

The Environment Ministry will request a fiscal 2015 budget allocation of around ¥300 billion for decontamination of areas tainted by radioactive fallout from Tokyo Electric Power Co.’s crippled Fuk

The first time it occurred to James Jackson that there could be lasting damage from his US Navy service during Japan’s tsunami and nuclear disaster came when his eldest son, Darius, was diagnosed w

KAWAUCHI, FUKUSHIMA PREF. – The government said Sunday that it was considering lifting its evacuation advisory on Oct.

Aug 12 (Reuters) - Tokyo Electric Power Co may hive off its hydropower and renewable energy operations into a separate unit, sources with knowledge of the matter said, in another element to a revam

Tokyo Electric Power Co. said Wednesday that its new estimate shows that all the fuel rods in reactor 3 at the Fukushima No.

India is learnt to have made it clear to the United States again that the two countries would have to work within the ‘four corners’ of the Indian Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage Act if the bila

A Japanese judicial panel has recommended that three former executives of the utility that operates the damaged Fukushima nuclear plant face criminal charges over their role in the disaster.

The Nuclear Regulation Authority said Wednesday it is considering raising the maximum radiation exposure limit for nuclear workers in emergencies, from the current 100 millisieverts.

The administration of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has offered to pay the Fukushima Prefectural Government ¥230 billion over the next 30 years if the prefecture hosts temporary storage facilities for