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Japan Nuclear Emergency (2011)

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  • 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...
  • All Eyes On NJ Power Plant In Wake Of Japanese Crisis

    All Eyes On NJ Power Plant In Wake Of Japanese Crisis
    Even though it's the oldest nuclear power plant in the country and its reactor is virtually identical those which exploded in Japan, the Oyster Creek Nuclear Power Plant in New Jersey is safe to operate. That's what the Nuclear Regulatory Commission said...
  • 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...
  • San Onofre drills for nuclear emergency

    San Onofre drills for nuclear emergency
    SAN ONOFRE, Calif. -- Workers at the San Onofre nuclear plant drilled Tuesday on shutting down the two reactors and securing the fuel rods as part of a biennial exercise that took on new significance in light of the disaster in Japan. Southern California...
  • Japan raises nuclear crisis rating to highest level

    Japanese nuclear regulatory officials Tuesday raised the severity rating at the earthquake- and tsunami-damaged Fukushima Daiichi power plant to the highest level by international standards, equaling the 1986 Chernobyl meltdown in the former Soviet Union....
  • A wary drive up to the gate of Fukushima

    A wary drive up to the gate of Fukushima
    The radiation gauge beeped, signaling that isotopes were in the atmosphere. As our SUV followed a line of electricity towers marching across deserted farmland, we made an agreement: If the dosimeter hit 15, we'd turn around. The device inched up to 12,...
  • Plan devised to stabilize crippled Japanese nuclear plant

    Plan devised to stabilize crippled Japanese nuclear plant
    The operator of the stricken Japanese nuclear power plant said Sunday that it hoped to stabilize the facility's reactors by the beginning of next year in a state known as a cold shutdown. The plan for the Fukushima Daiichi power plant is Tokyo Electric...
  • Tokyo Disney resort fully reopening theme parks after quake

    Tokyo Disney resort fully reopening theme parks after quake
    The tandem theme parks of the Tokyo Disney resort were scheduled to return to full operation Thursday for the first time since a devastating earthquake and tsunami struck Japan on March 11. Photos: Tokyo Disneyland reopens after the quake The Tokyo...
  • What happens when a tornado strikes a nuclear power plant

    What happens when a tornado strikes a nuclear power plant
    Jerry Bischof's work pager buzzed as the server arrived with his plate of herb-rubbed salmon. The message told him that power to one of the two nuclear reactors at Surry Power Station had been lost. It was operating on backup generators. Before he could...
  • What will Florida nuclear power plants learn from Japan?

    What will Florida nuclear power plants learn from Japan?
    As federal regulators continue to look for lessons from Japan's nuclear disaster, critics are pleading for changes in three key nuclear emergency areas. It matters to Floridians because the state has five reactors, four of which are slated to expand,...
  • Natural Perspectives: How to bring that power to the people

    I would make a bad Amish person because I like electricity. So does Vic. We like it so much that we want to make sure that we keep receiving it, but we wonder where electrical power is going to come from in the future. As the population grows and we...