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Fukushima Crisis

Fukushima Operator Dumps 1,000 Tons Of Polluted Water In Sea

Agence France Presse | | Posted 11.17.2013 | World

The operator of the leaking Fukushima nuclear plant said Tuesday that it dumped more than 1,000 tons of polluted water into the sea after a typhoon ra...

How Dangerous Are The Fukushima Leaks?

AP | MARI YAMAGUCHI | Posted 11.04.2013 | World

TOKYO — New revelations of contaminated water leaking from storage tanks at the tsunami-ravaged Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant have rais...

Japan To Build Ice Wall To Stop Nuclear Reactor Leaks

AP | MARI YAMAGUCHI | Posted 11.03.2013 | World

TOKYO — The Japanese government announced Tuesday that it will spend $470 million on a subterranean ice wall and other steps in a desperate bid ...

More Leaks Found At Crippled Fukushima Plant

AP | MARI YAMAGUCHI | Posted 11.02.2013 | World

TOKYO — Japan will fund some of the costly, long-term projects to control the worrisome and growing leaks of contaminated water at the crippled ...

Japan Vows Quick Action, Public Funds To Solve Leaks

Reuters | Posted 11.01.2013 | World

By Sumio Ito and Mari Saito TOKYO, Sept 2 (Reuters) - Japan vowed quick, decisive action, including the use of public funds, t...

Fukushima Crisis New Blow To Fishermen's Hopes

AP | MIKI TODA and KOJI UEDA | Posted 08.29.2013 | World

YOTSUKURA, Japan -- Third-generation fisherman Fumio Suzuki sets out into the Pacific Ocean every seven weeks. Not to catch fish to sell, but to catch...

Utility Company Takes Blame For Fukushima Meltdown

AP | MARI YAMAGUCHI | Posted 05.29.2013 | World

TOKYO — The utility that operates Japan's crippled atomic plant said Friday that it deserves most of the blame for the country's nuclear crisis,...

Anything Can Happen At Any Time: Zen Lessons From Japan

James Baraz | Posted 06.01.2011 | Religion
James Baraz

A central tenet of existence is the truth of impermanence. Ultimately there is no stability in a constantly changing world. As one of my teachers puts it: "Anything can happen at any time."

Setbacks Mount In Japan Nuclear Plant

AP | By MARI YAMAGUCHI | Posted 05.30.2011 | World

TOKYO -- Setbacks mounted Wednesday in the crisis over Japan's tsunami-damaged nuclear facility, with nearby seawater testing at its highest radiation...

U.N. Chief: Japan Nuclear Crisis 'Far From The End'

Reuters | Posted 05.26.2011 | World

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The world's chief nuclear inspector said on Saturday that Japan was "still far from the end of the accident" at its Fukushima n...