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Fukushima Tsunami

23 Nuclear Plants Could Be Susceptible To Tsunamis, Study Finds

Posted 09.24.2012 | Green

From LiveScience Staff: In March 2011, a devastating earthquake and tsunami set off a partial meltdown at the Fukushima nuclear plant on Japan's co...

Fukushima Planned Tsunami Risk Assessment, But Too Late

AP | YURI KAGEYAMA | Posted 04.16.2012 | World

TOKYO — Four days before a tsunami devastated a Japanese nuclear plant, its operator promised a fuller assessment of the risk of such a disaster...

WATCH: Tiny Camera Takes You Inside Japan's Tsunami-Stricken Nuclear Reactor

Posted 01.23.2012 | World

Researchers inserted a tiny endoscopic camera inside one of Japan's tsunami-stricken reactors on Wednesday, hoping to assess the conditions of the pla...

Endoscope Images Of Tsunami-Hit Reactor Show Radiation, Rusty Metal

AP | MARI YAMAGUCHI | Posted 03.20.2012 | World

TOKYO — Radiation-blurred images taken inside one of Japan's tsunami-hit nuclear reactors Thursday showed steam, unidentified parts and rusty me...

Radioactive Rice Banned In Japan

AP | Posted 11.17.2011 | World

TOKYO -- Japan has banned shipments of rice grown near a tsunami-hit nuclear power plant for the first time after detecting radiation exceeding the le...

Nuclear Plant Downplayed Tsunami Risk

AP | YURI KAGEYAMA and JUSTIN PRITCHARD | Posted 05.27.2011 | World

TOKYO — In planning their defense against a killer tsunami, the people running Japan's now-hobbled nuclear power plant dismissed important scien...