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Japan Nuclear Radiation

Japan Delays Radiation Cleanup In Towns Near Crippled Nuclear Plant

AP | MARI YAMAGUCHI | Posted 10.21.2013 | World

TOKYO -- TOKYO (AP) — Radiation cleanup in some of the most contaminated towns around Fukushima's damaged nuclear power plant is behind schedule, so...

Fear and Uncertainty for Fukushima

Jane_Cohen | Posted 05.12.2012 | World

Despite the government's assurance that all areas outside the mandatory 20-kilometer evacuation zone are safe, he found elevated levels of radiation in his own backyard -- and in his house.

2 Fukushima Workers Exceed Radiation Exposure Limit

AP | By MARI YAMAGUCHI | Posted 08.03.2011 | Green

TOKYO (AP) -- Two nuclear plant workers have exceeded Japan's radiation exposure limit for men, and others who toiled without sufficient protection in...

Children's Safety: A Global Parental Concern

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 08.02.2011 | Green
Marcia G. Yerman

With Japanese government guidelines permitting youngsters to be exposed to "radiation doses that exceed twenty times the previously allowable level," parents have become proactive about the nuclear crisis.

Reading the Pictures: One Fukushima Meltdown, Three Crippled Cores, Miles of Land and Ocean Glowing, but Still Nothing to See

Michael Shaw | Posted 07.16.2011 | Media
Michael Shaw

2011-05-16-Screenshot20110516at11.01.27AM.jpgHmm, corporate media still not very interested in Fukushima in spite of three compromised reactor cores?

Setbacks Mount In Japan Nuclear Plant

AP | By MARI YAMAGUCHI | Posted 05.30.2011 | World

TOKYO -- Setbacks mounted Wednesday in the crisis over Japan's tsunami-damaged nuclear facility, with nearby seawater testing at its highest radiation...

Japan, Nuclear Power, And A Sense Of Shame

Rev. Anne Howard | Posted 05.29.2011 | Religion
Rev. Anne Howard

"If we cannot cultivate a passion for what one human being owes to another, what are we?" The rabbi's words have been resonating within me with every news report I see from Japan.

William Alden

Radiation Fears Threaten To Deepen Japan's Economic Struggles | William Alden | Posted 05.28.2011 | Business

NEW YORK -- Still reeling from a devastating earthquake and tsunami, Japan must also contend with a force that could further stall its delicate econom...

U.S. Brings Fresh Water To Japan Nuclear Plant

AP | By ERIC TALMADGE and MARI YAMAGUCHI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SENDAI, Japan -- U.S. naval barges loaded with fresh water sped toward Japan's overheated nuclear plant to help workers who scrambled Saturday to stem...

We Can't Control The Monsters We Create (VIDEO)

Lee Camp | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Lee Camp


Japan Makes Some Progess In Nuclear Crisis

Reuters | Taiga Uranaka and Yoko Nishikawa | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan made some progress on Sunday in its race to avert disaster at a nuclear power plant leaking radiation after an earthquake an...

Japan Notwithstanding, Few in Washington Will Ever Dare say No to Nuclear Energy

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

The nuclear energy industry has perfected its financial marriage of convenience with the government over the past decade. And with the perennial scare of energy source depletion, few in Washington will ever dare say no to it.

Scientists Warn Radiation Plume Could Reach Tokyo

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The radiation plume from a nuclear power plant damaged by Japan's devastating earthquake and subsequent tsunami could reach To...

Officials Say Japan Radiation Could Not Reach California

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Despite the growing nuclear crisis in Japan, health officials in California said they were doubtful that  harmful radiation would flow 5,000 miles to...