; Fukushima & Nuclear News Roundup; Aug 24, 2014

TEPCO began treating contaminated groundwater pumped up from around the reactor buildings to see if they can reduce levels low enough to dump in the Pacific. The work will last 3 months.

Testing has begun on a new decontamination system that can remove radioactive silver and ruthenium.

Fukushima resumes rice exports, first one goes to Singapore

A Fukushima decontamination sub contractor of Kajima failed to get workers required radiation exposure screenings

17,000 people sent in technical complaints about the possible restart of the Sendai nuclear plant in Japan to the country’s regulator

Europe struggles with cost of caring for its elderly nuclear plants

US nuclear regulator hit by two foreign cyberattacks in three years

New volcanic isle may collapse, create tsunami: study

Los Alamos worker imprisoned for selling nuclear secrets

Environment Ministry to seek ¥300 billion budget for fallout decontamination

40% of firms welcome restart of Sendai plant in Kyushu: Kyodo survey

Fukushima to accept construction of interim soil storage facility

Township OKs Exelon Plans For An Emergency Bunker

Fukui prefecture, home to many nuclear plants will finally review landslide risk after massive landslides in Hiroshima prefecture

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