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Japan Nuclear Emergency (2011)

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  • One Japanese family ponders tsunami losses

    Toshio Otomo, 69, walked unsteadily over piles of rubble on hesitant legs, through caked mud, around a broken wall, in hopes of finding her home of 30 years. The home in which her two children were raised. The home whose garden held her beloved husband'...
  • Japan fears a nuclear disaster after reactor breach

    Japan fears a nuclear disaster after reactor breach
    Dangerous levels of radiation escaped a quake-stricken nuclear power plant after one reactor's steel containment structure was apparently breached by an explosion, and another reactor building in the same complex caught fire, Japan's leaders told a...
  • San Onofre Nuclear Plant Passes Safety Drill

    San Onofre Nuclear Plant Passes Safety Drill
    SAN ONOFRE (KTLA) -- Last week's emergency drill at the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station was successful on all counts, officials said Friday. The biennial drill involved mock emergency incidents such as a reactor leak, fires and cracked cooling...
  • Radiation exposure and the effects on human health

    Radiation exposure and the effects on human health
    As engineers have fought to avert a meltdown at the earthquake- and tsunami-crippled Fukushima No. 1 (Daiichi) power plant, nuclear authorities have reported that spikes of radiation have escaped from the facility at levels that can be dangerous to...
  • California has failed to identify thousands of buildings vulnerable to quakes

    California has failed to identify thousands of buildings vulnerable to quakes
    California has failed to identify and retrofit thousands of brittle concrete buildings despite years of warnings from scientists that the structures are highly vulnerable to collapse during a major earthquake. Officials have known as far back as the 1971...
  • Chance of tsunami, 9.0 quake is small in Southern and Central California, easing nuclear plant risks, officials say

    Chance of tsunami, 9.0 quake is small in Southern and Central California, easing nuclear plant risks, officials say
    Officials tried to reassure Californians on Monday that the kind of nuclear crisis facing Japan was highly unlikely at the state's two nuclear power plants. Southern California Edison officials acknowledged that the San Onofre nuclear power plant was...
  • Japan nuclear crisis worsens as damage feared to reactor containment vessel

    An explosion Tuesday at the Unit 2 reactor at a Fukushima power plant may have damaged the reactor's inner containment vessel, the most serious development yet in the ongoing crisis at the severely damaged facility. Tokyo Electric Power Co., which owns...
  • The Japan quake and nuclear power; the ICE's Secure Communities program; the Palestinians new strategy

    Japan's nightmare Re "Japan crisis may derail 'nuclear renaissance,' " March 14 If anything good can be said to have come from the terrible disaster in Japan, it is the realization that nuclear power plants can, at any time, be subjected to unexpected...
  • Radiation spikes add to nuclear peril in Japan

    Radiation spikes add to nuclear peril in Japan
    A series of grim developments hit a shaken Japan on Wednesday, including reports that high-level radiation may have leaked from a second damaged nuclear reactor and emergency workers being forced to temporarily abandon the crippled complex. The...
  • Dream home: Estate of zen

    Dream home: Estate of zen
    The approach from the long, circular driveway reveals Dick and Susan Wolven's brick home is unmistakably Georgian in style. Just beyond the front door, however, the interior design and furnishings are a celebration of everything Asian, is a reflection of...
  • Metro Relief Agency to Send Team to Quake-Stricken Japan

    Metro Relief Agency to Send Team to Quake-Stricken Japan
    A team from the Kansas City-based Heart-to-Heart International relief agency is headed to Japan on Thursday to assess medical needs in that earthquake and tsunami-ravaged nation. Officials with the agency say that $27 million in relief supplies are ready...