The operator of the Fukushima nuclear plant has begun removing fuel from a cooling pool at one of three reactors that melted down in the 2011 tsunami disaster.
Fukushima Nuclear Plant
Toshiba has unveiled a remote-controlled robot it hopes will be able to probe the inside of one of the three damaged reactors at Japan's tsunami-hit Fukushima nuclear plant.
Toshiba’s energy systems unit has unveiled a long telescopic pipe carrying a pan-tilt camera designed for an internal probe of one of the damaged reactor chambers at Japan’s tsunami-wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant.
A Japanese court has ordered the government and the operator of the Fukushima nuclear plant to pay 500 million yen (£3.4 million) to thousands of former residents who demanded damages for their livelihoods lost in the 2011 nuclear crisis.
Contaminated water might have leaked from the damaged Fukushima nuclear reactors after erroneous settings on water gauges lowered groundwater levels nearby, the plant operator said.