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Japan Nuclear Emergency (2011)

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  • 1st robot into Fukushima reactor stalls, but gets some data

    The operator of the wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant said Monday that the first robot sent inside one of the melted reactors stalled before finishing its work but collected data that indicates a path exists to send robots deeper into the reactor.
  • Japan investigates death threats to U.S. Ambassador Caroline Kennedy

    Japan investigates death threats to U.S. Ambassador Caroline Kennedy
    Japanese police are investigating phone calls threatening to kill U.S. Ambassador Caroline Kennedy and another American envoy, authorities said Wednesday. The calls to the U.S. Embassy targeted Kennedy and Alfred Magleby, the U.S. consul general on...

    After 4 years, Fukushima nuclear cleanup remains daunting, vast

    After 4 years, Fukushima nuclear cleanup remains daunting, vast
    Neon pink and yellow banners flutter along the roadsides, their gentle flapping breaking an eerie stillness. The houses here are shut tight, the streets are nearly deserted, the fields that once sprouted rice, tomatoes and cucumbers are fallow. Shigeo...

    Japan fisherman in post-tsunami town sees hope in 'dream oysters'

    Japan fisherman in post-tsunami town sees hope in 'dream oysters'
    After pulling on his army-green fisherman’s overalls, Hiromitsu Ito crams a cigarette between his lips and guns the throttle on his boat, steering it out into the waters that have sustained and betrayed him. Five minutes offshore, he idles along...

    Should Laguna worry about Onofre's stored nuclear fuel rods?

    Should Laguna worry about Onofre's stored nuclear fuel rods?
    First in a two-part series on the storage of used radioactive fuel at the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station. Concerns about the safety of spent fuel rods being stored at the shuttered San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station have inspired action by...