A chain reaction is expected to be launched Thursday in a new-generation reactor at Russia's Beloyarskaya nuclear power plant.
Angry farmers from Fukushima brought a large cow to the center of Tokyo Friday to demand Japan's government investigate a disease they say cattle have developed since the nuclear disaster three years ago.
Two US Senators from New Mexico have written to President Barack Obama, urging additional funding for the recovery efforts at a nuclear waste plant where a radiation leak was detected in February, local media reported Wednesday.
A Japanese utility on Thursday lodged an appeal against a ban on restarting two nuclear reactors, after a court came down on the side of campaigners for the first time since the Fukushima disaster.
The District Court of the Fukui Prefecture on the main Japanese island of Honshu has for the first time banned the restart of two nuclear reactors at the Oi Nuclear Power Plant recognizing them as unsafe, according to information from the Kyodo news agency this Wednesday.
The operator of Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant said Wednesday it has begun a bypass system that diverts groundwater into the sea in a bid to reduce the volume of contaminated water.
Radioactive water cleaning system ALPS at the devastated Japanese Fukushima-1 nuclear plant has again suspended its work today due to a defect, the operator company - Tokyo Electric Power (TEPCO) - reports.
Policemen of the city of Energodar have detained 20 activists of the Right Sector, who tried to seize the Zaporozhye NPP. According to the leader of the Zaporozhye branch of the organization, the militants were afraid that the city would fall in the hands of supporters of federalization.
A former worker is seeking 11 million yen ($110,000) in compensation from the operator of Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant for exposing him to high levels of radiation after the 2011 tsunami.
Russia continues supplying nuclear fuel to Ukraine's nuclear power plants.
Political decisions should not impact issues on using American nuclear fuel at Ukrainian nuclear power plants, the Russian state nuclear corporation's director said on Thursday.
Administration of the devastated Japanese Fukushima-1 nuclear plant has started pumping of groundwater from the surrounding areas to ensure it does not reach the zone of the station and become radioactively contaminated. The goal of the operation is to reduce the volumes of contaminated water, flowing into the ocean, on which shore the NPP is located.
Water with radiation levels above normal has again flown over barriers around water tanks at the Fukushima nuclear power plant due to heavy rain, according to the TEPCO Company plant operator. The leakage was detected on Friday.
Two major Japanese utilities are reportedly asking for a combined $1.5 billion in bailout funds, underscoring the strain on power companies' balance sheets after the Fukushima atomic crisis.
Japan has lifted the evacuation order on part of the no-entry zone around the crippled Fukushima plant for the first time since the nuclear disaster struck three years ago. However, many of the evacuated people do not agree to return for fear of radioactive fallouts.
Three years has passed since the Fukushima disaster in Japan. All that time government was trying to restart the nuclear reactors there. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is currently working on reviving the nuclear plants but unfortunately, despite the efforts many of them might never come back to work. Only two-third of the reactors will go through additional check ups, which would include seismological, economic, logistical and political analysis.
Workers at a nuclear waste plant in the US state of New Mexico would enter the facility's underground dump next week to investigate the cause of a radiation leak that had shut down the facility last month, U.S. media reported Thursday.
The Japanese government has postponed releasing the results of its latest measurement of radiation in three municipalities of the Fukushima region. The reason is the results are higher than expected, an unnamed source said in an interview with the Mainichi newspaper.
Tokyo Electric Power Co said Wednesday it had suspended a radioactive water treatment system at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant due to deteriorating performance. The operator found Tuesday that one of the three lines in the cleanup system did not eliminate radioactive material sufficiently.
New easier-to-use radiation detectors will be available for residents of Japan's Fukushima Prefecture as of next month as radiation cleanup efforts continue in the wake of the March 2011 breakdown and subsequent meltdowns and wastewater leaks at the tsunami-crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant.