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Japan's Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant Meltdown

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Up to the minute news updates on the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant Disaster due to Japan's Tsunami and Earthquake.
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Inside Fukushima: have Japanese reactor's radiation levels dropped? - ABC Online

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Inside Fukushima: have Japanese reactor's radiation levels dropped?
ABC Online
SABRA LANE, PRESENTER: Four years ago a tsunami smashed into the Fukushima nuclear reactor in Japan, causing a massive meltdown. Apart from destroying the reactors at Fukushima, it caused the shutdown of Japan's entire nuclear power industry.
Fukushima Fallout: Radioactive Water Remains a Threat, IAEA SaysNBCNews.com
Construction firm exec arrested for sending teen to help Fukushima cleanupThe Japan Times
Inside Fukushima: ABC tours crippled power plant as Japan prepares to restart ...Radio Australia
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Former Japanese PM Naoto Kan: 'Fukushima radically changed my perspective' - Deutsche Welle

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Former Japanese PM Naoto Kan: 'Fukushima radically changed my perspective'
Deutsche Welle
On March 11, 2011, a magnitude-9 earthquake and tsunami struck northeastern Japan, causing massive devastation and ultimately sending three reactors at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant into meltdown. It was the worst atomic accident in a generation.
Humble light bulb helps Japan fill nuclear gapNew Zealand Herald

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The Fukushima nuclear plant has been leaking contaminated water again - Mashable

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The Fukushima nuclear plant has been leaking contaminated water again
Mashable
Highly radioactive water has again been discovered leaking from the Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan, the site of a severe meltdown in 2011. Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO), the plant's operator, detected contamination levels 70 times higher than ...

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Nanaimo-built 'Robo-Snake' will explore Fukushima reactors - Globalnews.ca

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Nanaimo-built 'Robo-Snake' will explore Fukushima reactors
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Nanaimo-based Inuktun Services has created a robot that, if all goes according to plan, will help Japanese officials safely remove damaged reactors from the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant, which had a catastrophic meltdown of three of its six ...


Boone County layers up disaster preparedness plans - Columbia Missourian

Boone County layers up disaster preparedness plans
Columbia Missourian
COLUMBIA — Boone County is far enough west of the Callaway nuclear plant near Fulton that even a disaster the caliber of the 2011 Fukushima meltdown in Japan probably wouldn't result in a radioactive cloud reaching Columbia. It's close enough, though, ...

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Radioactive Fukushima Water Leak Was Unreported for Months: Official - NBCNews.com

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Radioactive Fukushima Water Leak Was Unreported for Months: Official
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TEPCO has been heavily criticized for its handling of the cleanup at Fukushima Daichi nuclear power plant since it suffered a meltdown at three reactors after a 9.0 magnitude earthquake off the coast on March 11, 2011. The governor of Fukushima ...
Tepco delayed reporting a radiation leak at Fukushima — for monthsThe Verge
Tepco sorry for failing to disclose latest radioactive water leakThe Japan Times
Japan: Leak Is Disclosed at Nuclear PlantNew York Times
Mainichi Daily News
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Taking after your uncle, William? Prince reveals a bald spot to rival Edward's ... - Daily Mail

Daily Mail

Taking after your uncle, William? Prince reveals a bald spot to rival Edward's ...
Daily Mail
William is at the start of a four-day visit to Japan, during which he will travel to Fukushima, the centre of a nuclear meltdown triggered by the 2011 tsunami. The first two days, however, are to be spent in the Japanese capital Tokyo and it was there ...
Japan: Prince William arrives in Tokyo for four-day royal Far East tourInternational Business Times UK
Prince William: 'I wanted to be an astronaut rather than king'Telegraph.co.uk
Prince William swaps royal notes with Japan emperorChannel News Asia
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Japanese Agriculture Minister Resigns Following Illicit Funding Scandal - Modern Farmer

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Japanese Agriculture Minister Resigns Following Illicit Funding Scandal
Modern Farmer
Japan has been struggling to recover from a relatively stagnant economy since the 1990s—reeling from the twin disasters of the worldwide economic crisis in 2008 and the tsunami that led to a nuclear meltdown in Fukushima in 2011. Prime Minister Shinzo ...

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Fukushima OK's soil transfer - The Japan News

Fukushima OK's soil transfer
The Japan News
The provisional site will hold soil and other waste from decontamination work in the prefecture following the March 2011 triple reactor meltdown at Tokyo Electric Power Co.'s Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant. The meeting was also joined by the ...

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Prince William in Japan: controversial visit to Fukushima during visit - Telegraph.co.uk

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Prince William in Japan: controversial visit to Fukushima during visit
Telegraph.co.uk
The Duke will visit the Fukushima prefecture on Saturday, where he will eat local produce and go to a children's playground to promote the message that the region is recovering from the meltdown four years ago. He will be escorted by Japanese premier ...