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Japan Fukushima Nuclear Plant

REPORT: Fukushima Workers Fled Plant After Accident

The New York Times | MARTIN FACKLER | Posted 05.20.2014 | Green

At the most dire moment of the Fukushima nuclear crisis three years ago, hundreds of panicked employees abandoned the damaged plant despite being orde...

Former NRC Chair: Emergency Plans Won't Protect Residents from Radiation

Roger Witherspoon | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Roger Witherspoon

The former head of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission said yesterday that emergency plans for a catastrophic event at the Indian Point nuclear power plant are not designed to ensure that residents will escape unhealthy doses of radiation and it would be best if the plant closes down.

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...

Report from Tokyo: Limited Progress

David Wagner | Posted 06.21.2011 | World
David Wagner

The truth is that Japan -- and the world -- remain in untested territory. A nuclear calamity of this magnitude has never before been experienced.

Anything Can Happen At Any Time: Zen Lessons From Japan

James Baraz | Posted 06.01.2011 | Religion
James Baraz

A central tenet of existence is the truth of impermanence. Ultimately there is no stability in a constantly changing world. As one of my teachers puts it: "Anything can happen at any time."