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  • New Mexico nuclear waste dump was cited for workplace violations

    (Reuters) - An underground nuclear waste dump in New Mexico that leaked radiation in February was cited by federal mine safety inspectors for dozens of workplace violations, almost all of which have been remedied, officials said Monday.
  • Japan nuclear plant gets safety OK, key step toward restarts

    Japan nuclear plant gets safety OK, key step toward restarts
    TOKYO (Reuters) - A nuclear plant in southern Japan cleared an initial safety hurdle on Wednesday which could make it the first nuclear facility to restart under tough new safety regulations after the industry was idled by the 2011 Fukushima disaster....

    Magnitude 6.8 quake, small tsunami hit east Japan

    A magnitude 6.8 earthquake hit off eastern Japan on Saturday morning, the Japan Meteorological Agency said, with minor tsunami of up to 20 cm but no reports of damage along the northeast coast that was ravaged by the catastrophic March 2011 tsunami. No...

    Fukushima radiation still showing up in some Japanese cars

     
    Filed under: Car Buying, Japan, Safety In the wake of the 2011 tsunami that caused a meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan, there was a fear that radioactive cars and trucks could be bound for export. Within days of the tragedy,...

    'Close Your Eyes, Hold Hands' follows a life on the run after a disaster

    "Close Your Eyes, Hold Hands" by Chris Bohjalian; Doubleday (288 pages; $25.95) Emily Shepard's famous namesake once wrote that "The Soul selects her own Society Then shuts the Door." Shepard, the runaway Vermont teenager who narrates Chris Bohjalian's...