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Fukushima (Fukushima, Japan)

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  • Japan to restart nuclear reactors despite widespread fear

     
    In a nation deeply scarred by nuclear disaster in both its military and civilian iterations, Japanese are deeply skeptical and resistant to government plans to take the first steps toward resuming nuclear energy production this weekend....
  • Massive Tokyo protest pushes against nuclear power

     
    Tens of thousands of people turned out in Tokyo against nuclear power on Monday, urging the Japanese government not to restart reactors in the wake of the Fukushima nuclear disaster....
  • 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...
  • Spain's borrowing cost hits record; worries grow over Greece

     
    Europe’s long-running debt crisis flared sharply as Spain’s borrowing rates jumped to another record high and worries grew over Greece’s ability to keep on qualifying for the emergency loans it desperately needs to stay afloat....
  • Japan investigating if Fukushima workers hid radiation exposure

     
    Japanese officials are investigating whether workers cleaning up in the wake of the Fukushima nuclear disaster were pushed to shield their radiation meters so they could keep working for longer on the contaminated plant....
  • Los Angeles County fire authorities warn residents of 'acid rain' e-mail hoax

     
    The Los Angeles County Fire Department is advising residents to disregard a fraudulent e-mail issued in the name of the agency warning that radioactive particles released from the Fukushima Nuclear Plant in Japan could mix with rain and “cause...
  • Radiation app rejected by Steve Jobs

     
    Want to monitor your iPhone's radiation levels? So far, not to be found at Apple's App Store. Steve Jobs last year reportedly rejected, in a two-word email, an app for monitoring radiation from Tawkon. So the Israeli-based developer on Wednesday......
  • 'Is sushi safe?' In wake of Japan crisis, L.A. area restaurants field diners' questions

     
    L.A. restaurateurs say diners have been asking about the safety of fish from Japan -- especially since officials this week detected increased levels of radioactive iodine in fish caught 50 miles south of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant and Tokyo......
  • 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......
  • 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,...
  • Northwest sees 35% infant mortality spike post-Fukushima

    Northwest sees 35% infant mortality spike post-Fukushima
    Physician Janette Sherman, M.D. and epidemiologist Joseph Mangano published a report Monday highlighting a 35% spike in northwest infant mortality after Japan's nuclear meltdown. The report spotlighted data from the CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly...