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  • Nuclear power debate: How much of our fear is rooted in propaganda?

     
    If you caught the April 1 episode of "This American Life," a fear of nuclear power may have been cemented. In one segment, actors read harrowing passages from "Voices from Chernobyl," a collection of interviews that documents how people were......
  • Nuclear power: Recalculating the facts

     
    British environmentalist and author Mark Lynas, who in an Op-Ed on Sunday, April 10, advocated for nuclear power despite the disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi power plant in Japan, emailed us with the bad news that there was a "huge......
  • Experts to brainstorm aid for animals in radiation zone

     
    News from the International Fund for Animal Welfare: The IFAW  is organizing a gathering of radiation and animal-rescue experts from the United States and Japan to discuss the current crisis and develop steps to provide aid to animals inside the...
  • Report says tourism in Japan is rebounding slowly

     
    The tourism industry in Japan -- devastated by a massive earthquake and tsunami in March -- has slowly begun to rebound, with a full recovery expected by next year, according a report by the Worth Travel and Tourism Council....
  • Gas suggests new problem at stricken Japan nuclear plant

     
    Japanese nuclear fallout: officials detect ominous new gas at stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant damaged in March tsunami...
  • Japan offers public bailout to help fix stricken nuclear reactor

     
    Japanese government bailout: Tokyo offers billions to utility that owns the nuclar power plant damaged in the March disaster....
  • Reporters tour stricken Japanese nuclear plant

     
    For the first time since the March earthquake and tsunami, journalists were allowed this week to visit Japan's damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. The scene at the Fukushima plant was post-apocalyptic....
  • Study finds parts of Japan no longer safe for farming

     
    A team of international researchers has found that levels of radioactive material in farmland in parts of northeastern Japan exceed safety standards. The study found that Fukushima prefecture was “highly contaminated” after the Fukushima...
  • Japan may ban sales of tainted rice from stricken-reactor area

     
    Japan's central government warned Thursday that it might soon ban shipments of contaminated rice from a farm area affected by the March accident at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. A test Wednesday detected excessive levels of the poisonous...
  • Proposed initiative on nuclear plants would spur blackouts, state says

     
    A state ballot initiative proposed for next fall would force California’s two nuclear power plants to immediately shut down, causing rolling blackouts, spikes in electricity rates and billions of dollars in economic losses each year, the state's...
  • Radioactive water found leaking from Japanese nuclear plant

     
    Fukushima Daiichi: Radioactive water continues to leak from Fukushima Daiichi, the stricken Japanese nuclear power plant damaged in March 11 earthquake and tsunami....
  • Japan Widens Investigation Into Nuclear-Contaminated Beef

    Japan Widens Investigation Into Nuclear-Contaminated Beef
    TOKYO -- Japan announced Tuesday that all beef detected with radiation higher than government safety standards will be destroyed as the probe into beef contaminated from the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant expands. This week governments in three...