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Japanese regulator lifts ban on TEPCO-owned Kashiwazaki-Kariwa nuclear plant, citing safety improvements

Japan's nuclear power regulator has lifted an operational ban on Tokyo Electric Power's Kashiwazaki-Kariwa nuclear power plant, as the company turns its attention to getting local permission to restart.
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Long-term wildlife impacts at Chornobyl, Fukushima may yield ‘a new ecology’

The world’s two worst nuclear accidents, in Ukraine and Japan, along with the human exclusion zones around them, are informing scientists about radiation effects, and how ecosystems evolve with less pressure from people.
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IAEA, Japan agree on continuous safety review of Fukushima water

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) agreed with Japan on its continuous safety review of the discharge of treated water from the wrecked Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, the IAEA said on Monday in New York.
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Fukushima: China accused of hypocrisy over its own release of wastewater from nuclear plants

Plant in China releases water with higher amounts of tritium, scientist says, calling into question seafood ban imposed on Japan.

Why ultra-green Germany turned its back on nuclear energy

Why ultra-green Germany turned its back on nuclear energy

Can a country be a climate leader without nuclear power?
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David Fickling: Just how safe is Fukushima’s ‘contaminated’ water?

More than 12 years after the disaster that closed Japan’s Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant, the country will soon dispose of one of the most enduring legacies of the disaster.

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The case for nuclear power: Less pollution, smaller footprint

Nuclear power generation is now increasing again around the world. And even environmentalists have had a change in heart.

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