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VIDEO: Progress and Challenges to Decommission Fukushima Daiichi
Progress at Fukushima Daiichi

Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO), the Japanese utility that took on the behemoth task of controlling and decommissioning the six-unit Daiichi nuclear power plant in Fukushima prefecture after the March…


Death Toll at 35 in India Plant Explosion; Officials Point to High Pressure in Boiler

Officials in India on November 6 said the death toll has risen to 35 after an explosion and fire November 1 at NTPC's Feroze Gandhi Unchahar Thermal Power Station in Uttar…


Platform Collapse Kills Nine at Chinese Power Plant

Nine workers were killed and two others were injured when a platform collapsed at a power plant under construction in Guangdong Province, China. The accident happened at about 8 a.m.…


Explosion Rocks Flamanville Nuclear Power Plant in France

An explosion at EDF Energy's Flamanville nuclear power station in France has been controlled, the utility said. The blast, which rocked Unit 1 at the nuclear plant on France's northern…


Crane Collapse at Nuclear Power Plant Adds to Safety Concerns

A crane boom collapsed under heavy winds at the Takahama nuclear power plant in Japan, landing on the Unit 2 reactor building and fuel handling building at around 9:50 p.m.…