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No Fukushima Radiation Found Off The West Coast

Reuters | Posted 09.29.2014 | Green

By Courtney Sherwood PORTLAND, Ore., July 29 (Reuters) - Tests of water off the U.S. West Coast have found no signs of radiation from ...

The Animals Of Chernobyl Have Reclaimed Their Homeland, At A Price

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 05.08.2014 | Green

In 1986, an explosion at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant led to the single worst nuclear accident in history. For nearly three decades, humans have ...

As Fears Of Fukushima's Radiation Linger, Children Flee Homes

AP | YURI KAGEYAMA | Posted 06.07.2014 | Green

MATSUMOTO, Japan (AP) — The 12-year-old girl didn't want to leave her younger brother, and her grandparents didn't want her to go away. But a family...

Lynne Peeples

U.S. Armed Forces Sickened After Fukushima Meltdown Get Help From Online Fundraising

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 03.08.2014 | Green

Mike Sebourn served at a U.S. Navy base in Japan after the Fukushima nuclear meltdown, measuring radiation and decontaminating aircraft. Nathan Piekut...

Fukushima Radioactive Contamination May Reach West Coast Within Weeks

Robin Wilkey | Posted 02.27.2014 | Green

Radioactive contamination from Japan's Fukushima nuclear disaster may reach the U.S. West Coast within weeks, according to a report released Monday. B...

Cancer Risk In Fukushima Area Estimated

Posted 02.25.2014 | Healthy Living

By Bahar Gholipour, Staff Writer Published: 02/25/2014 08:29 AM EST on LiveScience For people living in areas neighboring the Fukushima nuclear ...

New Highly Radioactive Leak At Fukushima Plant

Reuters | Mari Saito | Posted 02.20.2014 | Green

* Worst radioactive water leak at Fukushima since last August * Utility says water unlikely to have reached ocean * Tepco strongly criticised fo...

Institutionalized Insanity and Humanity's Existential Crisis

Steve Bhaerman | Posted 02.17.2014 | Green
Steve Bhaerman

What if all of Humanity today called forth our current resources in a massive campaign to create renewable, nonpolluting energy so abundant that no armies are needed to defend it?

Fukushima's Contaminated Water Poses Difficulties In Cleanup

AP | MARI YAMAGUCHI | Posted 02.02.2014 | World

TOKYO (AP) — A government panel is proposing additional measures to lessen the contaminated water crisis at Japan's crippled nuclear power plant. T...

Fukushima Cleanup: What Is At Stake?

AP | MARI YAMAGUCHI | Posted 01.25.2014 | World

TOKYO (AP) — Workers started the difficult task Monday of removing nuclear fuel rods from a heavily damaged reactor building at the Fukushima Dai-Ic...

Nick Visser

Fukushima Teaches Only Safe Nuclear Power Is None At All: Advocates

HuffingtonPost.com | Nick Visser | Posted 10.10.2013 | Green

NEW YORK -- What lessons should Americans learn from the continuing disaster surrounding the crippled Fukushima nuclear facility in Japan? A panel of ...

Radiation Levels Near Fukushima Hit 2 Year High

Reuters | Posted 12.09.2013 | World

TOKYO, Oct 10 (Reuters) - Radiation levels in seawater just outside one of the damaged Fukushima reactors spiked this week to the highest level in t...

Fukushima Reports Another Leak

AP | MARI YAMAGUCHI | Posted 10.03.2013 | World

TOKYO -- TOKYO (AP) — Another day, another radioactive-water spill. The operator of the meltdown-plagued Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant says at le...

ANOTHER Leak At Crippled Fukushima Plant

Reuters | Posted 11.30.2013 | World

TOKYO, Oct 1 (Reuters) - The operator of Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant said on Tuesday that four tonnes of rainwater cont...

U.S. Nuke Expert: Fukushima Disaster No Surprise Given Japan's Failure To Act

AP | MARI YAMAGUCHI | Posted 11.24.2013 | World

TOKYO -- A former U.S. nuclear regulatory chief said Tuesday that leaks of contaminated water at the crippled Fukushima plant had been known since ear...

Fukushima Forever

Charles Perrow | Posted 11.20.2013 | World
Charles Perrow

Recent disclosures of tons of radioactive water from the damaged Fukushima reactors spilling into the ocean are just the latest evidence of the continuing incompetence of the Japanese utility, TEPCO.

U.S. Adviser To Fukushima Urges Swift Action From Japan

Reuters | Posted 11.13.2013 | World

By Kevin Krolicki and James Topham TOKYO, Sept 13 (Reuters) - Japan should begin preparing to release a massive tide of water from the...

Fukushima Evacuation Has Killed More Than Earthquake And Tsunami, Survey Says

worldnews.nbcnews.com | Posted 09.10.2013 | Hawaii

More people have now died because of the Fukushima evacuation process than were killed in the region by the 2011 Japanese earthquake and tsunami which...

Tokyo 2020: The Whole World Is (Really) Watching Now

Nancy Snow | Posted 11.08.2013 | World
Nancy Snow

Tokyo may be celebrating, but there is a deeply concerning global angst about a city hosting the Olympic games about 220 kilometers (137 miles) from the site of one of the worst nuclear disasters in history.

How Dangerous Are The Fukushima Leaks?

AP | MARI YAMAGUCHI | Posted 11.04.2013 | World

TOKYO — New revelations of contaminated water leaking from storage tanks at the tsunami-ravaged Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant have rais...

Hawaii Scientists Seek To Calm U.S. Fears About Fukushima Radiation

jklk | Posted 09.19.2013 | Green

The following article is provided by Civil Beat. By Sophie Cocke University of Hawaii scientists are seeking to lessen anxieties about the poten...

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...

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...

Radioactive Water At Fukushima Kept In Plastic & Felt Tanks

AP | MARI YAMAGUCHI | Posted 04.09.2013 | World

TOKYO -- The operator of Japan's crippled nuclear power plant said Tuesday that it had detected a fresh leak of radioactive water from one of the faci...