Japan nuclear reactor
Feb 27, 2014 — A new energy plan reverses an earlier decision to phase out nuclear power after the Fukushima disaster. The public is largely opposed to nuclear power, but Japan says it's necessary to meet demand.
Aug 20, 2013 — The Tokyo Electric Power Company, which owns the plant, says about 80,000 gallons of contaminated water have spewed from a metal holding tank. The leak is reportedly the largest of several at the tsunami-damaged facility.
Jul 25, 2013 — Water in all its forms has caused trouble at the ruined Fukushima nuclear plant this week. They are reminders that the problems are far from over.
Jun 15, 2011 — Those parents say the government should be evacuating everyone 18 and under and any woman who is pregnant, not waiting three more months and then only issuing badges that will be checked one a month to determine exposure.
Apr 12, 2011 — Japan boosts nuclear crisis level; Ivory Coast leader Laurent Gbagbo under arrest; France and Britain want more NATO action in Libya; Wisconsin tornadoes; Oregon legislature plays joke
Mar 28, 2011 — This week Japan's health ministry released a list of 99 different food products that had tested positive for radioactive iodine-131 and cesium-137 in Tokyo and five other prefectures. Some of those foods might surprise you.
Mar 25, 2011 — Japan Prime Minister: nuclear situation is grave
Mar 25, 2011 — Japan sees increase in radiation from damaged Fukushima plant
Mar 24, 2011 — A leading radiation researcher in Japan says it will be tough to study health effects from the Fukushima accident in the population at large. The doses are likely to be small and very difficult to estimate.
Mar 24, 2011 — The shadowy, grainy images bring home in a visceral way the challenges that workers at the Fukushima Dai-ichi plant face, including the very basic obstacle of working in the dark.