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Fukushima Meltdown

Three Years After Fukushima, Ex-Nuclear Chief Lobbies For Phase-Out

AP | YURI KAGEYAMA | Posted 05.13.2014 | Green

TOKYO (AP) — As radiation spewed from Japan's nuclear disaster three years ago, the top U.S. atomic energy regulator issued a 50-mile evacuation war...

Nuclear Regulator Criticizes Fukushima Operator

Reuters | Posted 04.14.2014 | Green

By Mari Saito TOKYO, Feb 12 (Reuters) - Japan's nuclear regulator has criticised the operator of the stricken Fukushima plant for inc...

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,...

New Report Says Fukushima Reactor Worse Than Previously Thought

AP | MARI YAMAGUCHI | Posted 05.27.2012 | World

TOKYO — One of Japan's crippled nuclear reactors still has fatally high radiation levels and hardly any water to cool it, according to an intern...

How To Survive A Nuclear Meltdown

Posted 03.11.2012 | World

You're riding your bike to a Cub Scout meeting. Or maybe Dad is cooking hot dogs out for a picnic. And then suddenly, BOOM, it's a nuclear nightma...

Confusion, Lack Of Information, Miscommunication In Fukushima Reponse

AP | MARI YAMAGUCHI | Posted 05.09.2012 | World

TOKYO — Just four hours after a tsunami swept into the Fukushima nuclear power plant, Japan's leaders knew the damage was so severe that the rea...

UN: Health Impact Of Fukushima Nuclear Disaster Relatively Small

Reuters | Posted 04.01.2012 | World

VIENNA, Jan 31 (Reuters) - The health impact of last year's Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan appears relatively small thanks partly to prompt eva...