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NRC Chairman Gregory Jaczko: 'I Have No Plans To Resign'

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 12.14.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Nuclear Regulatory Commission Chairman Gregory Jaczko on Wednesday said he will not step down despite a unified attack on his leadership...

'Green News Report' - December 13, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 02.12.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Climate c...

PHOTOS: Fukushima Daiichi Disaster Decimates Town

Posted 12.12.2011 | World

Nine months after the devastating earthquake and tsunami that ravaged Japan, life has not returned to normal for residents who lived near the power pl...

Radioactive Water Leaks Inside Japan Plant

AP | By YURI KAGEYAMA | Posted 12.10.2011 | World

TOKYO -- Radioactive water leaked inside a nuclear power plant in southwestern Japan but did not escape into the environment, the government said Satu...

'Green News Report' - December 8, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 02.07.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

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SLIDESHOW: The Top 11 Heroes Of 2011

The Huffington Post | By Emily Heinz | Posted 12.08.2011 | Impact

When it comes to the tragedies that defined this year -- from Jared Loughner's shooting rampage to the tornadoes that ravaged Joplin -- the stories of...

'Green News Report' - December 6, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 02.05.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

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Highly Radioactive Water Leaks From Crippled Japanese Facility

AP | By MALCOLM FOSTER | Posted 03.07.2012 | World

TOKYO -- Japan's crippled nuclear power plant leaked about 45 tons of highly radioactive water from a purification device over the weekend, its operat...

More Radioactive Leaks From Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant

New York Times | HIROKO TABUCHI and MARTIN FACKLER | Posted 12.04.2011 | World

At least 45 tons of highly radioactive water has leaked from a purification facility at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power station, and some of it ma...

'Green News Report' - December 1, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 01.31.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

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Fukushima Residents Turn To Germany, Learn About Renewable Energy

AP | By MELISSA EDDY | Posted 11.30.2011 | Green

FELDHEIM, Germany -- A group of residents from the radiation-stricken area around Japan's tsunami-hit nuclear reactors and a Tokyo actor are visiting ...

'Green News Report' - November 29, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 01.29.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

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'Green News Report' - November 22, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 01.22.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

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What's Warren Buffett Doing In Japan?

Posted 11.21.2011 | Business

IWAKI, Japan (Reuters / November 20) - Octogenarian billionaire investor Warren Buffett arrived on his first visit to Japan on Monday, fanning spe...

Uncertainty Shrouds Nuclear Plant Disaster's Long Term Effects

AP | By MALCOLM RITTER and MARI YAMAGUCHI | Posted 01.20.2012 | Green

FUKUSHIMA, Japan -- Even if the worst nuclear accident in 25 years leads to many people developing cancer, we may never find out. Looking back on tho...

PHOTOS: 8 Months After Tsunami, 'Murky Future' For Disaster Zone

AP | By MALCOLM FOSTER | Posted 01.18.2012 | World

SENDAI, Japan -- From 1,000 feet (300 meters) up, the view of the tsunami-battered Japanese seaside communities shows striking progress: much of the r...

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...

PHOTOS: Inside Fukushima

Posted 01.16.2012 | Green

On Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011, media were granted access into Japan's tsunami-devastated nuclear power plant, Fukushima Dai-chi. What they saw was a stri...

'Green News Report' - November 15, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 01.15.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

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From Minamata to Fukushima -- The Japanese Nuclear Crisis Isn't Over Yet

Lyric Hughes Hale | Posted 01.14.2012 | World
Lyric Hughes Hale

For me, the saddest stories are about needless human suffering, suffering caused by greed, hate, or more maddeningly, the inability of responsible people to act responsively. Minamata and Fukushima are both that kind of story.

'Green News Report' - November 3, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 01.03.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

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'Green News Report' - November 1, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 01.01.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

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Radiation Levels From Japan Nuclear Disaster Higher Than Estimated

AP | MALCOLM RITTER | Posted 07.29.2013 | World

NEW YORK -- The Fukushima nuclear disaster released twice as much of a radioactive substance into the atmosphere as Japanese authorities estimated, re...

Prime Minister of Japan Introduces Tokyo International Film Festival: Films Raise Hope After Fukushima

Karin Badt | Posted 12.25.2011 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

Tom Yoda, Chairman of the 24th Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF), opened the festival this weekend by speaking about "the disaster in east Japan this last March."

Tokyo Radiation Hotspot Linked To Old Bottles

AP | Posted 12.13.2011 | Green

TOKYO -- Japanese officials investigating a small radiation hotspot in Tokyo say it was caused by old bottles stored in the basement of an empty house...