Radioactive contamination from the Fukushima power plant disaster has been detected as far as almost 400 miles off Japan in the Pacific Ocean.
A Japanese woman who claimed exposure to radiation from damaged nuclear reactors has been denied refugee status in Canada
Japan’s science ministry says 8 per cent of the country’s surface area has been contaminated by radiation from the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant.
Scientists issue call for safeguards to prevent another nuclear disasterEntered By: Robert Lee
And now that giant mass of garbage, carrying everything from small fishing vessels to cars to TV sets, is headed toward California's beaches, scheduled to reach the U.S. West Coast as early as 2014, according to researchers at the University of Hawai
Thousands demonstrated in Tokyo on Saturday against nuclear power generation, 11 months after a massive earthquake and tsunami sparked reactor meltdowns at the Fukushima nuclear power plant.
While assuring Americans publicly that there was no danger, the NRC did not disclose one worst-case scenario, which did not rule out the possibility of radiation exceeding safe levels for thyroid doses in Alaska, the e-mails show.
The aftermath of the tsunami that ransacked the Japanese coast led to one of the worst nuclear meltdowns in the history of the world.
Following up this article about Fukushima women losing their hair…
Fukushima Fallout in the American Heartland
You have to hand it to the Japanese; Last March’s Tohoku earthquake and associated tsunami wasn’t the first natural (or unnatural, for that matter) disaster to befall the island nation, but as just as before the country isn’t simply rebuilding.
As the mercury plunges in Japan’s disaster-hit northeast, thousands of people in temporary homes are digging in for what could be a long, hard and very cold winter.
Following the Fukushima nuclear disaster, the Japanese Government raised the level of allowable radiation from 1 to 20 millisieverts per year. This so-called “safety level” is the cut-off criterion for compensation for damage to private property incu
'If you put a major city through a trash grinder and sprinkle it on the water, that's what you're dealing with,' Some of the debris to hit the West Coast may be radioactive following the devastation at Japanese nuclear power plants..
Fairewinds' chief engineer Arnie Gundersen discusses whether the accidents at Fukushima were a meltdown, a melt-through, or a China Syndrome.
Reactor 4 is in the most serious situation. It is assumed that if another aftershock hits it to drop the spent fuel pool hung in the building, the entire area in eastern Japan would be too contaminated to be inhabitable.
Google's Street View car just took a tour of many of the tsunami-affected areas of Japan, and the images are up for everyone to see.
Fukushima local government collected dosimeters from 25,000 children.
The Japanese government may inject about $13 billion into Tokyo Electric Power Co (9501.T) as early as next summer in a de facto nationalization of the operator of the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant, sources said on Thursday.
Individual investors who purchase more than 10 million yen ($129,000) of debt with a 0.05 percent return and keep it for three years will receive a gold commemorative coin weighing 0.55 oz, worth about $948 based on current prices.
The operator of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant says radioactive water leaked from a water treatment facility may have reached the sea through a gutter.
It will be burned in the waste incineration plants operated by the municipalities, and the ashes will be buried in the landfill on the Tokyo Bay. (November 24)
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology published the soil contamination data of 60 km area from Fukushima plants. The data was taken from 6/1/2011 ~ 11/22/2011.
A brilliant professor who desperately warned the Japanese government for years about an earthquake induced nuclear crisis was in essence fired by a government-industrial subcommittee for being correct. Sometimes being right is wrong—wrong if you want
Now the land stands empty, frozen in time, virtually untouched since the March 11 disaster that created a wasteland in the 12-mile circle of farmland that surrounds the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear-power plant.
On November 17, the architect of Fukushima Daiichi Reactor 3, Uehara Haruo, was interviewed in Japan. He warned that a “China Syndrome” situation is inevitable at the plant.
Some 60,000 protesters from across Japan including a Nobel-prize- wnning author Kenzaburo Oe, gathered in central Tokyo for an anti-nuclear rally, urging the Japanese government to cut reliance on atomic power.
“Huge Steam Explosions”, “Massive Hydrovolcanic Explosion” or a “Nuclear Bomb-Type Explosion” May Occur
As expected the Fukushima tour told the world little of the long-term impact that the worst nuclear disaster since Chernobyl 25 years ago will have in Japan and around the globe! For the embattled utility TEPCO and the Japanese government, this to
Saturday November 12, more than 30 journalists and photographers will be going into the belly of the Fukushima Daichi nuclear power plant beast as they tour the four crippled nuclear reactors! It is a move that most observers would have to conside