Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear power plant
Nov 18, 2013 — Workers at the Japanese nuclear plant begin a delicate yearlong operation to remove radioactive material from the first of several crippled reactors.
Sep 1, 2013 — The plant that was badly damaged in the 2011 earthquake and tsunami was found to be leaking contaminated water last month.
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.
Apr 30, 2013 — The Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant was crippled in March 2011 by an earthquake and tsunami. Groundwater continues to pour into its reactor buildings, and workers are pumping it out. A forest likely will be cut down to make room for more storage tanks. Meanwhile, some storage facilities are leaking.
Aug 14, 2012 — A study found that a third of the residents of Minamisoma had detectable levels of radiation. But another study said plant workers are at risk of psychological distress.
Jul 5, 2012 — A Japanese panel has issued a scathing report faulting government regulators and the electric utility for failing to take precautions to safeguard the Fukushima nuclear reactors from natural disasters. The failure led to nuclear catastrophe during last year's earthquake and tsunami.
Jan 19, 2012 — Though blurred by steam and radiation, the images provided some information about the conditions inside the reactor.
Dec 16, 2011 — If correct, it's an important milestone in the long effort toward recovery from the nuclear disaster triggered by a March 11 earthquake and tsunami. But skeptics fear the government's claim is premature.
Dec 9, 2011 — Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda said the temperatures at the plant have fallen below boiling point.
Dec 5, 2011 — About 45 tons of contaminated radioactive water have leaked and about 300 liters of it has made it into the Pacific Ocean.