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Japan Nuclear Emergency (2011)

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  • US nuclear cleanup specialist goes from Hanford to Fukushima

    TOKYO Working in Japan and with his family still living in Richland, Wash., Matthew McCormick has one of the longest commutes in the world.
  • 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...

    Japan's nuclear-power fears might spur exports of U.S. energy

    TOKYO Living only nine miles from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, which melted down in March 2011, dairy farmer Masami Yoshizawa said he was angry after he and his herd were exposed to high levels of radiation. "About 200 cows died," said Yoshizawa,...

    Japan's wrecked nuclear plant removes first set of spent fuel rods

    The operator of Japan's wrecked Fukushima atomic plant removed 400 tonnes of spent uranium fuel from a damaged reactor building, the first of four sets of used rods to be removed in a cleanup expected to last decades. The year-long operation is a rare...

    In hard-hit Okawa, Japan, life remains a struggle after 2011 tsunami

     In hard-hit Okawa, Japan, life remains a struggle after 2011 tsunami
    More than 3 1/2 years after a 50-foot tsunami rushed up the Kitagami River, inundating houses and farms and destroying everything in its path, the road to this city's port remains unusable. Farmland, tainted by a massive influx of seawater, is still being...