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Fukushima (Fukushima, Japan)

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  • Japan labors to cool reactors: Workers, power source added

    Japan labors to cool reactors: Workers, power source added
    Authorities battling the nuclear disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi power plant have doubled the number of workers on the site to 100 in an effort to continue cooling the three reactors and the spent fuel pools but have abandoned — at least...
  • U.S. officials express strong concerns about Japan nuclear crisis

    -- As the crisis continues to unfold at the Fukushima No. 1 (Daiichi) nuclear power plant, a growing disparity between Japanese and U.S. attitudes toward the problem is becoming apparent. Whereas Japanese authorities have generally been restrained in...
  • Radioactive water spilling into tunnels beneath Japanese nuclear plant; plutonium found in soil

    Radioactive water spilling into tunnels beneath Japanese nuclear plant; plutonium found in soil
    Highly radioactive water is building up in tunnels underneath at least three reactors at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, impairing the ability of workers to reestablish power connections at the facility. Officials of the Tokyo Electric Power...
  • Engineers try to lower danger level at crippled Japanese nuclear plant

    Engineers try to lower danger level at crippled Japanese nuclear plant
    Engineers began injecting nitrogen into one of the reactors at the troubled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant Wednesday evening as radiation levels in seawater near the plant dropped and a new report from the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission...
  • Retired scientists still want to help at Japan nuclear plant

     
    Japan's Reactor Man: Retired scientist isn't giving up on plan to help cleanup at Japan's tsunami-stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant...
  • 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....
  • Report: Japan, utility at fault for response to nuclear disaster

     
    Japan's response to the crisis at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant was flawed by poor communication and delays in releasing data on dangerous radiation leaks, a government-appointed investigative panel has found....
  • 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....
  • Mayor to residents of evacuated Japanese town: Come home

     
    Japan earthquake: A mayor of an evacuated town near a stricken nuclear power plant invites residents to come home...
  • Berlin Film Festival: 3 documentaries on Japan nuclear disaster

     
    Less than a year after the massive earthquake and tsunami in Japan devastated whole towns and crippled the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, causing radioactive disaster, filmic portraits at the Berlin International Film Festival are presenting the human...
  • 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....
  • 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,...