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Fukushima Nuclear Disaster

'Ice Wall' Is Japan's Last-Ditch Effort To Contain Fukushima Radiation

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 04.01.2016 | Green

• The nearly mile-long structure consists of underground pipes designed to form a frozen barrier around the crippled reactors.• The $312 million s...

Former TEPCO Bosses Indicted Over Fukushima Nuclear Disaster

Reuters | Jade Walker | Posted 02.29.2016 | World

TOKYO (Reuters) - Three former Tokyo Electric Power (Tepco) executives were indicted on Monday for failing to take safety measures to prevent the nucl...

These Photos Show What's Left Behind After A Nuclear Disaster

The Huffington Post | Chris McGonigal | Posted 10.08.2015 | World

Over 160,000 people were evacuated from their homes in 2011 when a tsunami triggered a triple meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear reactors. What...

Japan Court Rules Fukushima Nuclear Operator Responsible For Woman's Suicide

Reuters | Posted 10.26.2014 | World

* Japan district court rules Tepco responsible for woman's suicide * Tepco ordered to pay 49 mln yen ($472,000) compensation ...

3 Years After Fukushima, Life Returns In The Sea

Tomoko Nagano | Posted 05.11.2014 | World
Tomoko Nagano

Nature is desperately trying to survive and return to its original state. The animals disappeared when they lost their ecosystem, but now, after three years of struggling to rebuild it, they are starting to recover their way of life.

Lynne Peeples

U.S. Armed Forces Sickened After Fukushima Meltdown Get Help From Online Fundraising

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 03.08.2014 | Green

Mike Sebourn served at a U.S. Navy base in Japan after the Fukushima nuclear meltdown, measuring radiation and decontaminating aircraft. Nathan Piekut...

Meet The Underpaid, Overexposed 'Liquidators' Of Fukushima

WorldCrunch - Le Monde | Patrick Randall | Posted 12.16.2013 | World

Worldcrunch.com / LE MONDEIWAKI — Our meeting with one of the “liquidators” of Fukushima’s power plant takes place in a discreet location, o...

TEPCO: Hold In Fukushima Anti-Radiation Fence

Agence France Presse | | Posted 11.26.2013 | World

Workers at Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant Thursday spotted a hole in one of the barriers intended to keep radioactive particles contained in...

Fish With 2,500 Times The Radiation Limit Found Near Fukushima Nuclear Plant

Posted 01.25.2013 | Green

Two years after the disaster at the Fukushima Daichi nuclear plant in Japan -- called the "worst accidental release of radiation to the ocean in histo...

Swedish Artist Creates Dishes From Radioactive Soil In Japan

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 06.26.2012 | Small Business

Inspired by the nuclear disaster at Fukushima in Japan, the reverberations of which are still being felt across the world, Swedish artist Hilda Hellst...

Lucia Graves

Scientists Gauge Environmental Threats To Nuclear Power In The Wake Of Fukushima

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 03.10.2012 | Green

WASHINGTON -- A year after a 30-foot tsunami ravaged the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan, some scientists say regulators underestimate ...

Japan's Ex-Leader: 'We Were Totally Unprepared' For Fukushima

Posted 05.08.2012 | World

TOKYO (AP) — Japan was woefully unprepared for last year's nuclear disaster, the country's former prime minister said, and suggested that the crippl...

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...