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Leak at Fukushima nuclear plant threatens dangerous meltdown - Fox News

Fox News

Leak at Fukushima nuclear plant threatens dangerous meltdown
Fox News
Trouble is looming at Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant, as a leak has forced the shutdown of a cooling system that could cause temperatures to exceed dangerous levels. Fukushima operator Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) was forced to switch off ...
​Fukushima has 9 days to prevent 'unsafe' overheatingRT (blog)
Riding The Nuclear Wave: San Diego Journalist Profiles Fukushima SurfersKPBS
TEPCO still can't prevent Fukushima radioactive water from leaking into soil, seaThe Voice of Russia
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Lesson from Fukushima meltdown: Think about the unthinkable - The Korea Herald

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Lesson from Fukushima meltdown: Think about the unthinkable
The Korea Herald
Lesson from Fukushima meltdown: Think about the unthinkable. WASHINGTON (AP) ― A U.S. science advisory report says Japan's Fukushima nuclear accident offers a key lesson to the nation's nuclear industry: Focus more on the highly unlikely but ...
Japan Gives Up Plan to Buy Fukushima Lands for Nuclear Waste Storage FacilitiesRIA Novosti
Japan's Reactors Are Holding Trade Underwaterthe Diplomat
Iodine pills given for nuke restart in Japan3News NZ

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Monkeys show effects of fallout from Fukushima nuclear meltdown, study says - South China Morning Post (subscription)

The Independent

Monkeys show effects of fallout from Fukushima nuclear meltdown, study says
South China Morning Post (subscription)
Wild monkeys in the Fukushima region of Japan have blood abnormalities linked to the radioactive fallout from the 2011 nuclear power plant disaster, says a scientific study. The Japanese macaques were found to have low white and red blood cell levels ...
Fukushima monkeys show signs of 'blood abnormalities' following 2011 nuclear ...The Independent
Fukushima Monkeys' Blood Shows Signs of Radiation ExposureLiveScience.com

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Radiant smiles! Fukushima residents react to reports that they live in fear of ... - Daily Mail

Daily Mail

Radiant smiles! Fukushima residents react to reports that they live in fear of ...
Daily Mail
More than three years after the March 2011 meltdowns, the Fukushima plant is still plagued by a massive amount of contaminated water. Repeated water leaks from storage tanks and other mishaps have hampered a decommissioning effort that is expected to ...

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Quake, minor tsunami hit near Fukushima - SBS

SBS

Quake, minor tsunami hit near Fukushima
SBS
Large areas of the coastline covered by the advisory are still recovering from the 2011 quake and tsunami disaster that killed more than 18,000 people and triggered a meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant. Plant operators Tokyo Electric Power ...
Minor tsunami hits Fukushima region after strong quakeYahoo News UK

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Fukushima Monkeys Have Fewer Blood Cells Than Monkeys Elsewhere, Study ... - Popular Science

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Fukushima Monkeys Have Fewer Blood Cells Than Monkeys Elsewhere, Study ...
Popular Science
Following the meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, monkeys living in nearby forests have been found to have lowered blood cell counts, according to a new study. What that means for people living—or who once lived—in the area is ...
Fukushima monkeys show possible 'effects of radiation'The New Age Online

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Safety Clearance of Sendai Nuclear Power Plant Doesn't Reassure Residents - Earth Island Journal

Safety Clearance of Sendai Nuclear Power Plant Doesn't Reassure Residents
Earth Island Journal
More fundamentally, Smith points out, the government doesn't yet fully understand what caused the Fukushima meltdowns. Initial assessments focused on the massive tsunami, but an independent investigation commissioned by the National Diet (similar to ...


Government offers ¥230 billion over 30 years if Fukushima temporarily stores ... - The Japan Times

Government offers ¥230 billion over 30 years if Fukushima temporarily stores ...
The Japan Times
The ministers asked the two municipalities to allow construction of the temporary storage facilities for soil collected during decontamination work linked to the meltdown disaster at Tokyo Electric Power Co.'s Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant. At that ...

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Secret political payments by Japan power firm unveiled: Asahi - MINING.com

MINING.com

Secret political payments by Japan power firm unveiled: Asahi
MINING.com
Other influential politicians who provided assistance to Japan's electric power industry, fuelled largely by nuclear energy before the Fukushima disaster in 2011, also received donations, the newspaper reported. Until the disaster, which involved ...


A troubled teen in flight from a nuclear meltdown - Gainesville Sun

Artesia Daily Press

A troubled teen in flight from a nuclear meltdown
Gainesville Sun
Bohjalian models the industrial accident at the center of the novel on the catastrophic meltdown at Japan's Fukushima Dai-ichi power plant in March 2011. Emily's parents, who work at the fictional plant in Vermont's rural Northeast Kingdom, are both ...
Review: 'Close Your Eyes, Hold Hands,' by Chris BohjalianWashington Post

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