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Danger Level Upgraded For Radioactive Water Leak At Fukushima

AP | MARI YAMAGUCHI | Posted 10.27.2013 | World

TOKYO — Japan's nuclear regulator on Wednesday upgraded the rating of a leak of radiation-contaminated water from a tank at its tsunami-wrecked ...

'Green News Report' - August 27, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 10.27.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

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As Crisis Worsens, Fukushima Operator Launches Call For Help

Reuters | Posted 10.26.2013 | World

By Antoni Slodkowski HIRONO, Japan, Aug 26 (Reuters) - Tokyo Electric Power Co , the operator of the stricken Fukushima nuclear plant,...

5 Things You Should Know About Fukushima's Radioactive Leak

Posted 08.23.2013 | Green

By Tanya Lewis, LiveScience Staff Writer: Japan's nuclear regulator has raised the threat level of a radioactive leak at the crippled Fukushima Dai...

Race Against The Clock: Radioactive Groundwater Under Fukushima Nears Sea

AP | MARI YAMAGUCHI | Posted 10.23.2013 | World

TOKYO -- Deep beneath Fukushima's crippled nuclear power station, a massive underground reservoir of contaminated water that began spilling from the p...

'Green News Report' -- August 22, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 10.22.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

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Fukushima Nuclear Crisis Escalates To Worst Level In 2 Years

Reuters | Kiyoshi Takenaka and James Topham | Posted 10.20.2013 | World

TOKYO, Aug 21 (Reuters) - Japan's nuclear crisis escalated to its worst level in two years on Wednesday, with its nuclear watchdog saying it feared ...

300 Tons Of 'Highly Radioactive' Water Leaks From Fukushima

AP | MARI YAMAGUCHI | Posted 10.20.2013 | World

TOKYO — The operator of Japan's tsunami-crippled nuclear power plant said Tuesday that about 300 tons (300,000 liters, 80,000 gallons) of highly...

The Deadliest Part Of Japan's Nuclear Cleanup

Reuters | Posted 10.13.2013 | World

By Aaron Sheldrick and Antoni Slodkowski TOKYO, Aug 14 (Reuters) - The operator of Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear ...

The Danger at Fukushima Grows Even Worse

Harvey Wasserman | Posted 10.12.2013 | Green
Harvey Wasserman

Just when it seemed things might be under control at Fukushima, we find they are worse than ever. Immeasurably worse. Massive quantities of ...

Japanese Gov't To Help Stop Fukushima's Radioactive Water Leaks

AP | MARI YAMAGUCHI | Posted 10.07.2013 | World

TOKYO — The government said it will step in and take "firm measures" to combat leaks of radioactive water at Japan's crippled nuclear power plan...

'Green News Report' - August 6, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 10.06.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

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Fukushima's Radioactive Water May Overflow Into Sea

AP | MARI YAMAGUCHI | Posted 10.06.2013 | World

TOKYO — The operator of Japan's wrecked Fukushima nuclear power plant is struggling to stop contaminated underground water from leaking into the...

Official: Fukushima Leak Is An 'Emergency'

Posted 08.05.2013 | World

An official at Japan's nuclear watchdog told Reuters on Monday radioactive water seeping from the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant into the sea consti...

TEPCO Delayed Informing Public Of Fukushima Leak

AP | MARI YAMAGUCHI | Posted 07.26.2013 | World

TOKYO -- The operator of Japan's crippled nuclear plant said Friday that it delayed acknowledging that the plant was leaking contaminated water into t...

'Green News Report' - July 23, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 09.22.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'...

Fukushima Plant Admits Radioactive Water Leaked To Sea

AP | MARI YAMAGUCHI | Posted 09.21.2013 | World

TOKYO — A Japanese utility said Monday its crippled Fukushima nuclear plant is likely leaking contaminated water into sea, acknowledging for the...

2,000 Fukushima Workers At Risk Of Thyroid Cancer

Agence France Presse | Hiroshi Hiyama | Posted 09.18.2013 | World

Around 2,000 people who have worked at Japan's wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant face a heightened risk of thyroid cancer, its operator said Friday.Toky...

Chernobyl at Sea? Russia Building Floating Nuclear Power Plants

John C.K. Daly | Posted 09.14.2013 | World
John C.K. Daly

Never mind oil spills -- the Russian Federation is preparing an energy initiative that, if it has problems, will inject nuclear material into the maritime environment.

Japan Threatens to Restart Nuclear Power Plants

Tina Gerhardt | Posted 09.09.2013 | World
Tina Gerhardt

The nuclear power plants are subject to safety tests and have to upgrade plants to ensure that they address the risks of earthquakes and tsunamis. Not all are convinced the measures are enough or the oversight is applied thoroughly.

Fukushima Plant Likely Leaking Contaminated Water Into Sea

AP | Posted 07.10.2013 | World

TOKYO -- Japan's nuclear watchdog says the crippled Fukushima plant is likely leaking contaminated water into sea, a problem long suspected by experts...

Situation In Fukishima Takes Turn For The Worst

Reuters | Posted 09.08.2013 | World

By Kentaro Hamada and Antoni Slodkowski TOKYO, July 9 (Reuters) - Japan may restart several reactors shut down by the Fukushima nuclea...

Sunnyside of the Doc: Cultural Exception Also Applies to Documentary

Vivian Norris | Posted 08.30.2013 | Entertainment
Vivian Norris

What differentiates the annual French documentary festival Sunnyside of the Doc from other festivals and markets, is its international reach.

Nuclear Power Is So 20th Century

Terry Tamminen | Posted 08.11.2013 | Green
Terry Tamminen

With the decision by Southern California Edison to decommission its San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS), we may now see enough data points to reasonably conclude that the nuclear power era is coming to a close.

Will "Pandora's Promise" Start A New Environmental Movement FOR Nuclear Power?

David Ropeik | Posted 08.11.2013 | Green
David Ropeik

The last line in Pandora's Promise, Robert Stone's new documentary about the environmental advantages of nuclear power, comes from Michael Shellenberg...