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Japan Nuclear Emergency (2011)

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  • Independent panel to probe Japan nuclear disaster

     
    Nuclear meltdown: A scientific panel appointed by the Japanese government will conduct an independent investigation of last March's nuclear disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi plant....
  • Japanese officials kept nuclear report on evacuations secret

     
    Japan, nuclear, tsunami, earthquake, Fukushima: Japanese officials hushed up a government report last year warning that tens of millions of people might need to evacuate if the Fukushima nuclear crisis took a turn for the worse, the Associated Press...
  • Japanese Emperor Akihito to undergo heart surgery

     
    Japanese Emperor Akihito: The 78-year-old sovereign will undergo open heart surgery on Saturday in Tokyo...
  • Japan feared 'devil's chain reaction' after March 2011 tsunami

     
    An independent panel's report revealed fears by Japanese officials that Tokyo might have to be evacuated in the nuclear crisis that came after the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami....
  • U.S., Asian envoys warn North Korea on nuke test miscalculation

     
    Amid signs of renewed nuclear development activity in North Korea, U.S. and Asian diplomats warned the regime on Monday that it will face a united international community and harsh sanctions if it carries out a nuclear test its neighbors suspect is...
  • Japanese more opposed to nuclear power a year after tsunami

     
    Seventy percent of Japanese surveyed by the Washington-based Pew Research Center said they wanted nuclear power reduced or eliminated, while a year ago the nation was nearly evenly divided on the subject, with 44% urging a phaseout and 46% backing...
  • Japan leaders, utility slammed for 'man-made' nuclear disaster

     
    An independent parliamentary commission accused the Japanese government and the nation's leading utility of "collusion" in avoiding vital nuclear safety improvements that would have prevented the reactor meltdowns last year at the tsunami-damaged...
  • 'Chernobyl Diaries' mines nuclear disaster for horror thrills

     
    Audiences will get a history lesson of sorts from "Chernobyl Diaries," a movie due in theaters May 25 which follows a group of young American tourists in Europe on a jaunt to the abandoned Ukrainian site of the 1986 nuclear meltdown....
  • L.A. man makes tsunami recovery documentary, 'Pray for Japan'

     
    "Pray for Japan": Stu Levy, founder of L.A. based manga and anime importer TokyoPop, has made a documentary about the post-tsunami recovery efforts in Japan. All proceeds go to charity....
  • A wary drive up to the gate of Fukushima

    A wary drive up to the gate of Fukushima
    The radiation gauge beeped, signaling that isotopes were in the atmosphere. As our SUV followed a line of electricity towers marching across deserted farmland, we made an agreement: If the dosimeter hit 15, we'd turn around. The device inched up to 12,...
  • Japan raises nuclear crisis rating to highest level

    Japanese nuclear regulatory officials Tuesday raised the severity rating at the earthquake- and tsunami-damaged Fukushima Daiichi power plant to the highest level by international standards, equaling the 1986 Chernobyl meltdown in the former Soviet Union....
  • Japan prime minister plans rebuilding council

    Japan prime minister plans rebuilding council
    After declaring he would convene a national council on rebuilding within 10 days, Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan visited the devastated city of Rikuzentakata on Saturday as well as the site serving as the emergency staging headquarters for the...