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Japan Nuclear Emergency (2011)

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  • 8 U.S. sailors sue Japanese firm over radiation from nuclear meltdown

     
    Eight sailors from the Coronado-based carrier Ronald Reagan are suing the Tokyo Electric Power Co. for allegedly lying about the danger from radiation caused by the meltdown of the Fukushima nuclear plant, according to Bloomberg News. The ship was...
  • More frosty weather and rain expected this weekend

     
    Keep your gloves and umbrellas out because more chilly weather and rain are expected for the last weekend of 2012, the National Weather Service says. Cold temperatures experienced throughout the region Thursday night and Friday morning were due to low.......
  • Two killed when car crashes into bus stop in Riverside

     
    Two people were killed and two were hospitalized in critical condition after a car crashed into a bus stop near a Riverside mall, police said. The victims were thought to be an adult and a child, police said. The cause......
  • Mutant Butterflies Linked to Fukushima Nuclear Disaster

    Mutant Butterflies Linked to Fukushima Nuclear Disaster
    FUKUSHIMA, Japan -- In the first sign that the Fukushima nuclear disaster may be changing life around it, scientists say they've found mutant butterflies. Some of the butterflies had abnormalities in their legs, antennae, and abdomens, and dents in their...
  • Upgraded vent systems ordered for 31 nuclear reactors, including two at Peach Bottom

    The Nuclear Regulatory Commission said Thursday that it has ordered a venting upgrade for nearly a third of the reactors in the country, including ones at the Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station just north of Harford County. Peach Bottom, in Delta, Pa.,...
  • South Korea to expand nuclear energy despite growing safety fears

    South Korea to expand nuclear energy despite growing safety fears
    SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea has no option but to expand its nuclear power plant program despite growing public concern over safety in the wake of Japan's Fukushima disaster in 2011 and a series of scares that closed two reactors last year. The...
  • Major Quake Hits Off Japan, Sets Off Small Tsunami

    Major Quake Hits Off Japan, Sets Off Small Tsunami
    TOKYO -- A powerful earthquake struck off the northeast coast of Japan on Friday evening, rattling buildings in Tokyo and setting off a small tsunami. It also jarred nerves in a nation still recovering from the devastating earthquake and tsunami in March...
  • From disaster comes knowledge

    Beverly Findlay-Kaneko has used her memories of the devastating earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan two years ago to start making a change in her new home of Huntington Beach. Findlay-Kaneko was in Japan when those natural disasters led to three...
  • Japan faces soaring number of feared dead

    Japan faces soaring number of feared dead
    The number of missing and feared dead in Japan's epic earthquake soared Sunday as a reeling nation struggled to contain an unprecedented nuclear crisis, pluck people in tsunami-inundated areas to safety, quell raging blazes and provide aid to hundreds...
  • Japan's fishing industry a major casualty of nuclear crisis

    Japan's fishing industry a major casualty of nuclear crisis
    Standing on the deck of his 91-foot trawler, veteran fisherman Tomoyuki Kondou winces over reports that radioactivity from Japan's damaged nuclear power plant in nearby Fukushima has contaminated the local food supply after this month's deadly...
  • Japan nuclear crisis ebbing, U.S. experts say

    Japan nuclear crisis ebbing, U.S. experts say
    Although the damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant has not yet been stabilized, there is no evidence that overheating during the last month has resulted in any melting of the reactor vessels or their containment structures, Obama administration...