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  • 3 reactors experienced full nuclear meltdown after Japan quake

    3 reactors experienced full nuclear meltdown after Japan quake
    Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant experienced full meltdowns at three reactors in the wake of an earthquake and tsunami in March, the country's Nuclear Emergency Response Headquarters said Monday. The nuclear group's new evaluation,...
  • Community Commentary: Tsunami awareness needed in Orange County

    As the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear tragedy in Japan continues to unfold, some Orange County residents wonder what it might be like if anything like it happened here. Such a nightmare for folks along the Orange Coast would impact us all. A tidal wave of...
  • Mailbag: 'Yarn bombing' a delight at Sawdust

    I just came from my annual token visit to the Sawdust Festival in Laguna Beach. I say "token" because I do it in honor of the artists and their effort, but usually do not find anything new and exciting there. This year, however, was different. This year,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Video: Nuclear plant explosion in Japan

    Video: Nuclear plant explosion in Japan
    The Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan explodes a day after a devastating earthquake and tsunami.
  • 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...
  • No Elevated Radiation Levels Detected in Washington

    No Elevated Radiation Levels Detected in Washington
    TUMWATER - Department of Health officials say no elevated radiation levels have been detected in Washington since the explosions at the nuclear plants in Japan. Radiation Protection staff members are checking the air for radiation using equipmenat at the...
  • A look at Japan's damaged nuclear plants

    A look at Japan's damaged nuclear plants
    The situation at one of Japan's crippled nuclear power plants seemed to go from bad to worse as an explosion Saturday destroyed a building that houses one reactor and on Sunday another reactor began experiencing problems with its cooling system. An...
  • 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...
  • Japan's Nuclear Disaster Escalates

    Japan's Nuclear Disaster Escalates
    FUKUSHIMA, Japan -- Japan's prime minister said on Tuesday that radioactive levels had become high around an earthquake-stricken nuclear power plant after an explosion there, and there was a risk of radiation leaking into the atmosphere. Naoto Kan...
  • 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,...