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Japan Nuclear Emergency (2011)

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  • Japan Nuclear Rescue Advances, But Radiation Seeps

    Japan Nuclear Rescue Advances, But Radiation Seeps
    * Some progress in trying to stabilise reactors * Radiation traces found in food and water * Quake and tsunami give Japan vast rebuilding task * More than 7,500 dead, 11,700 missing Engineers enjoyed some success in their mission to stop disaster at...
  • Japan Sees Some Progress In Race To Cool Nuclear Reactors

    Japan Sees Some Progress In Race To Cool Nuclear Reactors
    Japan restored power to a crippled nuclear reactor on Sunday in its race to avert disaster at a plant wrecked by an earthquake and tsunami that are estimated to have killed more than 15,000 people in one area alone. Three hundred engineers have been...
  • 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...
  • Officials Consider Increasing Indian Point Evacuation Zone To 50 Miles To Include NYC

    Officials Consider Increasing Indian Point Evacuation Zone To 50 Miles To Include NYC
    The magnitude 9.0 earthquake of the coast of Japan and the ongoing disaster at the Fukushima Daichii nuclear power plant, have officials at America's 104 nuclear power plants taking a second at safety. The Indian Point power plant sits 25 miles north...
  • Rules of strategic salting from a 'selmelier'

    Rules of strategic salting from a 'selmelier'
    Mark Bitterman calls himself a "selmelier," a made-up word meant to evoke his wish to do for salt what sommeliers do for wine: educate, surprise, delight. Co-owner of The Meadow, a specialty food and flower shop with branches in New York City and...
  • Lack of data from Japan distresses nuclear experts

    Lack of data from Japan distresses nuclear experts
    How did Japanese workers at the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant jury-rig fire hoses to cool damaged reactors? Is contaminated water from waste pools overflowing into the Pacific Ocean? Exactly who is the national incident commander? The answers to these...
  • Japan nuclear disaster prompts inquiry here

    Federal and state nuclear experts will undergo questioning from Illinois' two U.S. senators at a forum in Chicago today. Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin and Republican colleague Mark Kirk are hosting the public forum this afternoon at the Dirksen Federal...
  • 6.1 Magnitude Quake Strikes Japan Near First Location

    6.1 Magnitude Quake Strikes Japan Near First Location
    Authorities issued a tsunami advisory Monday morning for coastal areas of Miyagi Prefecture in northeastern Japan after a quake struck the region at 7:24 a.m. local time. Less than 90 minutes later, CNN's Kyung Lah reported that the "tsunami has already...
  • Officials Retract Reports Of Extremely High Radiation At Fukushima Plant

    Officials Retract Reports Of Extremely High Radiation At Fukushima Plant
    Officials at Japan's stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant late Sunday retracted their announcement that they had found puddles at the facility's No. 2 reactor containing 10 million times more radioactivity than would be found in water in a normally...
  • Japan rethinks tsunami safety

    Japan rethinks tsunami safety
    Structural engineer Kit Miyamoto was giving a speech in Japan on earthquake safety when this month's record quake struck, giving him a front-row seat for the unfolding disaster and what steps might save lives next time. "This disaster basically paralyzed...
  • Japan prime minister plans rebuilding council

    Japan prime minister plans rebuilding council
    After declaring he would convene a national council on rebuilding within 10 days, Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan visited the devastated city of Rikuzentakata on Saturday as well as the site serving as the emergency staging headquarters for the...