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Zachary Dominitz | Posted 09.06.2013 | Green
Zachary Dominitz

I spent my first two weeks in Japan recently, before the latest Fukushima leaks became public, before friends started posting stories on why they'll n...

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Shan Wells | Posted 11.05.2013 | Denver
Shan Wells

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Fukushima Operator Aggravates Crisis With 'Unreliable' Data

Reuters | Posted 11.05.2013 | World

By Yuka Obayashi and Kentaro Hamada TOKYO, Sept 5 (Reuters) - Tokyo Electric Power Co (Tepco) , the operator of the stricken Fukushima...

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...

LOOK: Is This Japan's Surreal Future?

Posted 09.04.2013 | Arts

Photographers Carlos Ayesta and Guillaume Bression trekked to the contaminated prefectures of Japan, snapping photos of the barren areas left uninhabi...

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...

What Americans Can Learn from the Japanese

Monique Svazlian, CPCC | Posted 11.03.2013 | World
Monique Svazlian, CPCC

I recently took a trip to Japan, and got a first hand look at this centuries-old culture. Although only there for a week, it was enough time to leave a hugely positive impression and inspired thinking about what we as Americans can learn from the Japanese.

Japan To Build Ice Wall To Stop Nuclear Reactor Leaks

AP | MARI YAMAGUCHI | Posted 11.03.2013 | World

TOKYO — The Japanese government announced Tuesday that it will spend $470 million on a subterranean ice wall and other steps in a desperate bid ...

More Leaks Found At Crippled Fukushima Plant

AP | MARI YAMAGUCHI | Posted 11.02.2013 | World

TOKYO — Japan will fund some of the costly, long-term projects to control the worrisome and growing leaks of contaminated water at the crippled ...

Japan Vows Quick Action, Public Funds To Solve Leaks

Reuters | Posted 11.01.2013 | World

By Sumio Ito and Mari Saito TOKYO, Sept 2 (Reuters) - Japan vowed quick, decisive action, including the use of public funds, t...

New Discovery About Fukushima's Radioactive Plume

Posted 10.26.2013 | Green

By Jeremy Hsu, LiveScience Contributor: A radioactive plume of water in the Pacific Ocean from Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant, which was crippled ...

DARPA Challenge to Give Robot Brains: IBM, SoftLayer, and Open Source Robotics Foundation

James Grundvig | Posted 10.30.2013 | Technology
James Grundvig

The U.S. has the hardware. But what about the software? Legacy? Developed before the mobile app era? And what about the brains to make robots do the things that would be required of first responders, do the dirty work of containment and cleanup, while not tire or sacrifice human lives in the process?

Fukushima Crisis New Blow To Fishermen's Hopes

AP | MIKI TODA and KOJI UEDA | Posted 08.29.2013 | World

YOTSUKURA, Japan -- Third-generation fisherman Fumio Suzuki sets out into the Pacific Ocean every seven weeks. Not to catch fish to sell, but to catch...

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

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

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

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