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Japan Nuclear Emergency (2011)

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  • Huge Tsunami Slams Japan, Sweeps Across Pacific Basin

    Huge Tsunami Slams Japan, Sweeps Across Pacific Basin
    The biggest earthquake to hit Japan since records began 140 years ago struck the northeast coast on Friday, triggering a 10-meter tsunami that swept away everything in its path, including houses, ships, cars and farm buildings on fire. The Red Cross in...
  • Lethal Radiation Levels Detected at Damaged Japan Nuclear Plant

    Lethal Radiation Levels Detected at Damaged Japan Nuclear Plant
    TOKYO, Japan -- The operator of Japan's crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant says it has detected record radiation levels at the facility. Lethal levels of radiation were measured Monday at the bottom of a ventilation tower on the grounds between...
  • Mother worries about Air Force daughter stationed in Japan

    Mother worries about Air Force daughter stationed in Japan
    With such devastation and so many lives lost, many around the world are scrambling to get in touch with family members. A local mother is concerned about her daughter who is stationed in Japan, after just leaving a war zone.   Regina Jasiewicz couldn't be...
  • Japan's nuclear crisis not likely to ever happen at San Onofre

    Japan's nuclear crisis not likely to ever happen at San Onofre
    The chances of a nuclear reactor meltdown at San Onofre, similar to what happened in Japan following the massive earthquake and tsunami, is unlikely, according to officials. San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS) officials said the 42-year-old...
  • Prime Minister: 'Most Difficult Crisis' in Japan Since WWII

    Prime Minister: 'Most Difficult Crisis' in Japan Since WWII
    SENDAI, Japan -- Rescuers began a fourth day picking through the rubble of earthquake- and tsunami-ravaged northern Japan on Monday as the country's prime minister called on his country to pull together and face sacrifices following Friday's historic...
  • 2nd Explosion At Nuclear Power Plant In Japan. Could Radiation Reach Pacific Northwest?

    2nd Explosion At Nuclear Power Plant In Japan.  Could Radiation Reach Pacific Northwest?
    Earthquake, tsunami and not one but two explosions at the Fukushima Daiishi nuclear power plant. The latest happened about 8pm PST, Sunday night. Company officials say seven people are missing and three people were injured.  The good news is, so...
  • Japanese nuclear plant nears meltdown; Energy safety in Central PA considered

    Japanese nuclear plant nears meltdown; Energy safety in Central PA considered
    While the death toll continues to mount in Japan after the massive earthquake and tsunami on Friday, authorities are growing more concerned over a nuclear meltdown. There have been explosions in two of three nuclear reactors, spilling radioactive...
  • USS Ronald Reagan moved after detecting radiation

    USS Ronald Reagan moved after detecting radiation
    SAN DIEGO -- The Navy said Monday that it has moved its ships and planes away from a damaged Japanese nuclear plant after the USS Ronald Reagan detected low-level radioactive contamination. Tests detected the radioactivity on 17 U.S. Navy helicopter...
  • San Onofre Nuclear Plant Passes Safety Drill

    San Onofre Nuclear Plant Passes Safety Drill
    SAN ONOFRE (KTLA) -- Last week's emergency drill at the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station was successful on all counts, officials said Friday. The biennial drill involved mock emergency incidents such as a reactor leak, fires and cracked cooling...
  • Comparing Japan's Nuclear Evacuation to West Michigan

    Comparing Japan's Nuclear Evacuation to West Michigan
    NOTE TO READERS: The following scenario is not possible. The information and images in this story are provided only for purposes of illustration and comparison.  There is no nuclear power plant in Grand Rapids, Michigan. For residents of West Michigan,...
  • Local sailors deliver supplies despite radiation danger

    Local sailors deliver supplies despite radiation danger
    SAN DIEGO -- Navy crews from the USS Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Force delivered 17 tons of supplies Tuesday despite the continuing danger of radiation spread by Japan's crippled nuclear plant, military officials said. Helicopter crews from the...
  • Metro Relief Agency to Send Team to Quake-Stricken Japan

    Metro Relief Agency to Send Team to Quake-Stricken Japan
    A team from the Kansas City-based Heart-to-Heart International relief agency is headed to Japan on Thursday to assess medical needs in that earthquake and tsunami-ravaged nation. Officials with the agency say that $27 million in relief supplies are ready...