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‘Fukushima fish ends in garbage’: Radioactive fears blight Japan’s seafood industry
Due to radiation fears, Fukushima Prefecture fishermen have to dump most of their catch. Two years into the nuclear disaster, the world is growing weary of Japan’s seafood, with South Korea even banning Japanese fish and seafood imports.

25.12.2013 08:03

Record outdoor radiation level that ‘can kill in 20 min’ detected at Fukushima
Outdoor radiation levels have reached their highest at Japan’s Fukushima nuclear plant,warns the operator company.Radiation found in an area near a steel pipe that connects reactor buildings could kill an exposed person in 20 minutes,local media reported.

08.12.2013 17:49

‘It’s a crime what’s happening at Fukushima’
It is beyond tragic that people resettling near Fukushima have to figure out how bad the contamination there is, with Japan’s government allowing it to happen, Kevin Kamps, a nuclear waste specialist from the Beyond Nuclear organization, told RT.

08.11.2013 15:29

Japan to begin removal of fuel rods from Fukushima plant
TEPCO is preparing to begin the dangerous task of extracting over 1,500 nuclear fuel rods from the Japan’s Fukushima nuclear plant. The risky operation is an essential step in to stabilize the site, in a process that could take decades.

07.11.2013 08:25

Big quake near Fukushima would ‘decimate Japan, lead to US West Coast evacuation’
The stricken nuclear plant at Fukushima in northern Japan is in such a delicate condition that a future earthquake could trigger a disaster that would decimate Japan and affect the entire West Coast of North America, a prominent scientist has warned.

06.11.2013 06:54

1 million tons of Fukushima debris floating near US West Coast?
Over a million tons of Fukushima debris could be just 1,700 miles off the American coast, floating between Hawaii and California, according to research by a US government agency.

05.11.2013 17:08

Fukushima moves radioactive water as it braces for Typhoon Francisco
Japan’s Fukushima nuclear power plant is bracing itself for Typhoon Francisco, set to hit the country this weekend, by quickly securing new storage space for contaminated rainwater that has already taken up the facility’s entire storage tank capacity.

24.10.2013 06:49

Japanese official suspended for telling tsunami victims to ‘drop dead’
A senior Japanese bureaucrat has been suspended for making derogatory remarks about victims of the 2011 tsunami. In his blog, Hisanori Goto called inhabitants of the disaster-hit towns "old coots and hags”.

26.09.2013 19:18

Endless Fukushima catastrophe: 2020 Olympics under contamination threat
As the escape of radiation at Fukushima seems virtually unstoppable, there are still steps that governments all over the world should take to prevent worst case consequences. One of them would be canceling the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo.

15.09.2013 09:48

Japan shuts down last nuclear reactor
Thirty months after the Fukushima nuclear disaster, Japan is set to become - at least temporarily - a nuclear power free country by shutting down the last of its 50 atomic reactors.

15.09.2013 01:42

New hotspot: TEPCO detects high groundwater radiation at Fukushima plant
A new hotspot of radiation has been detected in groundwater from an observation well next to one of the leaking tanks at Japan’s Fukushima nuclear plant, the operator of the facility announced.

10.09.2013 01:30

Fukushima leaks won’t be threat to Tokyo Olympics – bid leader
The leader of Tokyo’s bid for the 2020 Olympics has reassured the IOC that the Japanese capital is totally “safe” and “unaffected” by the leak of radioactive water from the tsunami-crippled Fukushima nuclear plant.

03.09.2013 13:52

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