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Fukushima (Fukushima, Japan)

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  • Japan's fishing industry a major casualty of nuclear crisis

    Japan's fishing industry a major casualty of nuclear crisis
    Standing on the deck of his 91-foot trawler, veteran fisherman Tomoyuki Kondou winces over reports that radioactivity from Japan's damaged nuclear power plant in nearby Fukushima has contaminated the local food supply after this month's deadly...
  • Officials Consider Increasing Indian Point Evacuation Zone To 50 Miles To Include NYC

    Officials Consider Increasing Indian Point Evacuation Zone To 50 Miles To Include NYC
    The magnitude 9.0 earthquake of the coast of Japan and the ongoing disaster at the Fukushima Daichii nuclear power plant, have officials at America's 104 nuclear power plants taking a second at safety. The Indian Point power plant sits 25 miles north...
  • FDA Bans Milk, Produce From Japan Amid Radiation Fears

    FDA Bans Milk, Produce From Japan Amid Radiation Fears
    Tokyo -- Japan's Health Ministry reported Tuesday finding radioactive materials at levels "drastically exceeding legal limits" in 11 types of vegetable grown in Fukushima Prefecture, including broccoli and cabbage, according to Kyodo News Agency. None of...
  • Engineers Toil To Pump Out Japan Plant; Radiation

    Engineers Toil To Pump Out Japan Plant; Radiation
    Japanese engineers struggled on Sunday to pump radioactive water from a crippled nuclear power station after radiation levels soared in seawater near the plant more than two weeks after it was battered by a huge earthquake and a tsunami. Tests on...
  • Officials Retract Reports Of Extremely High Radiation At Fukushima Plant

    Officials Retract Reports Of Extremely High Radiation At Fukushima Plant
    Officials at Japan's stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant late Sunday retracted their announcement that they had found puddles at the facility's No. 2 reactor containing 10 million times more radioactivity than would be found in water in a normally...
  • 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...
  • Radioactivity surges again at Japan nuclear plant

    Radiation levels increased sharply inside and outside the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant Thursday, slowing work on the devastated facility again and once more throwing into doubt the integrity of the containment vessels that hold the fuel rods....
  • Disaster in Japan exposes supply chain flaw

    Disaster in Japan exposes supply chain flaw
    About 40 miles west of the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant, another kind of crisis may be unfolding — this one striking at the heart of the world's multibillion-dollar market for smartphones, portable music players and other cutting-edge...
  • Two workers' bodies recovered at Fukushima nuclear plant

    Two workers' bodies recovered at Fukushima nuclear plant
    In the first confirmation of fatalities at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power complex, the plant's operator on Sunday announced the recovery of the bodies of two workers who had gone missing after the devastating earthquake and tsunami. Tokyo Electric...
  • Japan's prime minister visits earthquake, tsunami zone

    Japan's prime minister visits earthquake, tsunami zone
    Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan on Saturday visited tsunami survivors and workers trying to bring the Fukushima nuclear facility under control as the plant's operator said highly radioactive water was leaking from a pit near a reactor into the ocean....
  • Japanese nuclear plant continues to leak radioactive water into ocean

    Japanese nuclear plant continues to leak radioactive water into ocean
    Radioactive water continued to seep into the sea Monday after a failed attempt to seal the leak at the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant using an absorbent polymer, sawdust and shredded paper. Tokyo Electric Power Co. officials think the leak has...
  • Japan nuclear plant operator reports some success on leak

    Japan nuclear plant operator reports some success on leak
    The operator of Japan's stricken nuclear plant said Wednesday that it had apparently contained at least one leak that was allowing radiation to seep into the sea. Tokyo Electric Power Co. had said Tuesday that it had found iodine-131 at 7.5 million times...