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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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Judge: Sailors' class-action suit can proceed over alleged radiation exposure - Stars and Stripes

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Judge: Sailors' class-action suit can proceed over alleged radiation exposure
Stars and Stripes
... of ailments from radiation exposure following a nuclear reactor meltdown 3½ years ago. In a decision released Tuesday, Southern District of California Judge Janis Sammartino ruled that the suit can be amended to add the builders of the Fukushima ...
How Fukushima nuclear plant will be dismantledWired.co.uk
Fukushima Reactor 1 dismantling to be delayedThe Japan Times
Sailors Can Sue Tepco in U.S. Over Radiation, Judge SaysBloomberg
Businessweek -The Lawyer
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Japan Nuclear Plant Approved to Restart - The Jewish Press

AsiaOne

Japan Nuclear Plant Approved to Restart
The Jewish Press
The meltdown of three of the plant's six reactors in the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear complex resulted from a mammoth tsunami that struck the plant following a 9.0-magnitude earthquake that hit the Fukushima prefecture on March 11, 2011. Within less than ...
Japanese Officials Vote to Reopen Nuclear Power Plant, Despite Volcanic ...Newsweek
Ill wind blows another worry for Fukushima nuclear plantallvoices
Town divided after Sendai nuclear plant restart clears another hurdleThe Japan Times
The Guardian -Asahi Shimbun
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A couple returns to their 'heaven' near the Fukushima nuclear disaster - PRI

PRI

A couple returns to their 'heaven' near the Fukushima nuclear disaster
PRI
Kiyoko and her husband Yoshishiro Baba ran a fish restaurant in their home in Kawauchi until the Fukushima meltdown. They came back home after 13 months, but they're still concerned about radiation. Most Japanese towns have a Bosai Musen, ...


US opposes post-Fukushima nuclear safety proposal - RT

RT

US opposes post-Fukushima nuclear safety proposal
RT
... addendums to the 77-nation Convention on Nuclear Safety, or CNS, so that countries around the globe are compelled to upgrade energy facilities in hopes of preventing fallout like the one spawned by the Fukushima meltdown more than three years ago.


Japanese Governor Says Too Soon for Nuke Restarts - ABC News

Japanese Governor Says Too Soon for Nuke Restarts
ABC News
A Japanese governor said Wednesday the country should not restart any nuclear plants until the cause of the Fukushima meltdown is fully understood and nearby communities have emergency plans that can effectively respond to another major accident.

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Would you eat “nuclear soup”? Japanese artists serve broth made with ... - RocketNews24

Would you eat “nuclear soup”? Japanese artists serve broth made with ...
RocketNews24
A couple of months after the events of March 11, 2011, a few friends and I, then all residents of some Fukushima town or other, got together for dinner. This was something we did frequently in the months prior to the earthquake/tsunami/nuclear meltdown ...


Judge: Suit can proceed over alleged radiation exposure - Stars and Stripes

Judge: Suit can proceed over alleged radiation exposure
Stars and Stripes
... of ailments from radiation exposure following a nuclear reactor meltdown 3½ years ago. In a decision released Tuesday, Southern District of California Judge Janis Sammartino ruled that the suit can be amended to add the builders of the Fukushima ...


Shinzo Abe-Backed Candidate Wins in Fukushima Vote - Nasdaq

Shinzo Abe-Backed Candidate Wins in Fukushima Vote
Nasdaq
Instead, they focused on more-immediate local issues such as housing and health care for evacuees and rebuilding farming and tourism still suffering from the aftermath of the triple meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi power plant nearly four years ago.

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Fukushima's Children Aren't Dying - The New American

Fukushima's Children Aren't Dying
The New American
The latest news from Japan's Fukushima Prefecture sounds horrifying. “Thyroid Cancer in Children Surge in Fukushima Since Nuclear Meltdown,” shrieked a recent EcoWatch headline. “More than 100 youngsters in Japan diagnosed with thyroid cancer after ...


U.S. Said to Join Russia in Blocking Fukushima Safety Response - swissinfo.ch

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U.S. Said to Join Russia in Blocking Fukushima Safety Response
swissinfo.ch
Engineers are designing reinforced bunkers for back-up power and installing emergency cooling systems to contain a meltdown. The country is also reinforcing the concrete bases of its oldest reactors and creating elite teams of emergency responders.
US Said to Join Russia in Blocking Nuclear Safety MovesBusinessweek
Scratch below the nuclear hyperboleCommons

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