Category Archives: Nuclear disaster

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Three years after the Fukushima nuclear catastrophe in Japan, evidence is mounting that the United States is covering up a massive case of radiation exposure and sickness among the military men and women who responded to the 2011 earthquake and tsunami. This story has been brewing for months, but now journalist Karen Charman is giving us the most detailed account of how hundreds of American sailors on humanitarian missions — and [...]

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I noted last week that the news from the site of the Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan keeps getting worse and worse. Nearly three years after the earthquake, tsunami and subsequent nuclear accident, every week brings new reports of leaks or potential meltdowns at the troubled site. What’s more, experts are also tracking the plume of radiation from the Fukushima site as they slowly make their way toward the West [...]

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It’s been nearly three years since the tsunami and then the horrific nuclear accident at the Fukushima plant in Japan, and I still follow the news from the disaster site on a regular basis. That makes me unusual, I guess. The truth is every day there seems to be a new, alarming development coming from that corner of Japan, yet the news gets little play in the mainstream media. It [...]

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There’s been a steady diet of news coming out of Japan in recent days about the state of the tsunami-and-earthquake-crippled nuclear reactors at Fukushima. The stories all have one thing in common — they are highly negative. It’s increasingly clear that a complete cleanup of the plant and the surrounding area — including removing and disposing of the highly damaged fuel rods at the site and then restoring the contaminated [...]

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The news out of Fukushima just keeps getting worse and worse. It’s been more than two years since a massive earthquake followed by a tsunami triggered a nuclear emergency at the massive seaside power plant, operated by TEPCO. It’s hard to know which is more problematic — the frequent human errors, such as a accidental power failure last week that nearly caused cooling water to stop flowing to the damaged [...]

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The news out of Fukushima is becoming surreal, like a late summer apocalyptic fantasy at your local movie multiplex. First of all, if you’ve been following developments at the crippled Japanese nuclear plant, it won’t shock you to learn that reports of the radiation — and the risk — are getting worse every day. Think about the grossly underestimated spill estimates for the BP disaster in the Gulf, or for [...]

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A selection of the latest headlines and must-read articles on issues ranging from fracking to the BP oil spill.

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I just wanted to offer a quick update on the latest news out of the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan, where the aftermath of the earthquake, tsunami and ensuing atomic accident just keeps getting worse and worse. It’s taken more than two years to get to the bottom of how bad things are: The Japanese government has lost patience with the efforts of the Tokyo Electric Power Company (Tepco) [...]

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A selection of the latest headlines and must-read articles on issues ranging from fracking to the BP oil spill.

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