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Japan Nuclear Disaster

Thousands Of Nuclear Refugees Unable To Return Home

Reuters | Posted 04.13.2012 | World

By Chris Meyers OKUMA, Japan, Feb 13 (Reuters) - Back home for just three hours, a tearful Miyoko Takeda sorted through her belonging...

Japan To Shut Down Nuclear Plants After 40 Years

AP | By YURI KAGEYAMA | Posted 03.08.2012 | World

TOKYO -- Japan says it will soon require atomic reactors to be shut down after 40 years of use to improve safety following the nuclear crisis set off ...

Nuclear Disaster Turned Japan's Fukushima Into No-Man's Land

AP | ERIC TALMADGE and DAVID GUTTENFELDER | Posted 02.26.2012 | World

IWAKI, Japan — Fukushima was just emerging from the snows of winter when the disaster hit – a 9.0-magnitude earthquake, the strongest in J...

Report Slams Japan's Nuclear Disaster Response

AP | By YURI KAGEYAMA | Posted 02.25.2012 | World

TOKYO -- Japan's response to the nuclear crisis that followed the March 11 tsunami was confused and riddled with problems, including an erroneous assu...

PHOTOS: Fukushima Daiichi Disaster Decimates Town

Posted 12.12.2011 | World

Nine months after the devastating earthquake and tsunami that ravaged Japan, life has not returned to normal for residents who lived near the power pl...

Japan PM: Crippled Nuke Plant Stable By Year's End

AP | MARI YAMAGUCHI | Posted 02.08.2012 | World

TOKYO — Work to stabilize Japan's tsunami-hit nuclear power plant is on track and the government plans to declare it stable by the end of the ye...

Japan Recalls Baby Formula After Small Traces Of Radiation Found

AP | YURI KAGEYAMA | Posted 02.05.2012 | World

TOKYO — Major Japanese food and candy maker Meiji Co. said it was recalling 400,000 cans of powdered milk for infants after traces of radiation ...

Eight Months After Nuclear Disaster, Fukushima Remains In Shambles

AP | By DAVID GUTTENFELDER and ERIC TALMADGE | Posted 01.12.2012 | World

OKUMA, Japan -- Two reactor buildings once painted in a cheery sky blue loom over the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant. Their roofs are blasted ...

Radiation Levels From Japan Nuclear Disaster Higher Than Estimated

AP | MALCOLM RITTER | Posted 07.29.2013 | World

NEW YORK -- The Fukushima nuclear disaster released twice as much of a radioactive substance into the atmosphere as Japanese authorities estimated, re...

Japan Nuclear Plant A 'Ticking Time Bomb,' Says Physicist

Posted 08.22.2011 | World

Though global fears about radiation emissions from the heavily damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power facility have calmed in the weeks since Japan's...

Japan Aftershock Kills At Least 2

AP | By JAY ALABASTER and TOMOKO A. HOSAKA | Posted 06.07.2011 | World

SENDAI, Japan -- A strong aftershock ripped through northeastern Japan, killing two people, knocking out power to vast areas Friday and piling misery ...

Experts: No Major Impact On Sea Life From Japan's Radiation Leak

AP | By MALCOLM RITTER | Posted 06.05.2011 | Green

NEW YORK -- Releases of radioactive water into the ocean near Japan's stricken nuclear complex shouldn't pose a widespread danger to sea animals or pe...

Feds Sample Colo. Snowpack Following Japan Nuclear Disaster

denver.cbslocal.com | Paul Day | Posted 06.04.2011 | Denver

DENVER (CBS4) -- Snow surveyors with the Natural Resource Conservation Service have always cared about the quantity of Colorado's white stuff, not the...