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LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Officials in Michigan say analysis of an air sample has detected very low levels of radiation that's believed to be from a damaged nuclear power complex in Japan. The state announced Wednesday that the "very low...
TOKYO (AP) — Officials in Japan say the radioactivity in water at a hobbled nuclear plant is testing 10 million times higher than normal. Tokyo Electric Power Co. spokesman Takashi Kurita told reporters Sunday that leaked water in Unit 2 of the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department is offering potassium iodide to its staff in Japan as a precaution against a possible radiation release from the tsunami ravaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. In a travel warning released early...
KORIYAMA, Japan (AP) — The U.N. nuclear agency says Japan has declared a state of emergency at another earthquake-affected nuclear plant where higher-than-permitted levels of radioactivity were measured. The International Atomic Energy Agency says...
TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese utility says fuel rods at a troubled nuclear reactor have been fully exposed. The exposure happened at Unit 2 of the Fukushima Dai-ichi plant — the latest reactor to lose its ability to cool down. The other two...
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Are we prepared? As millions of tsunami victims struggle to survive Japan, officials there are scrambling to prevent a nuclear catastrophe. After Friday’s earthquake and tsunami that caused a partial meltdown, there have already been two...
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SENDAI, Japan (AP) — Japan launched a massive, military-led rescue operation Saturday to the area stricken by a giant earthquake and which now faces the possibility of a meltdown at a nuclear plant. Prime Minister Naoto Kan said he is sending 50,...
ReutersTOKYO (Reuters) - An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.9 jolted northeastern Japan on Saturday, but no tsunami warning was issued, the Japan Meteorological Agency said. Tokyo Electric Power Co's two nuclear plants in Fukushima reported no...
Amid a spate of promising economic news, home values are climbing. Now for the bad news. For the first time in human history, the concentration of climate-warming carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is nearing the milestone level of 400 parts per million....
Reuters* Japan power costs among highest in world * Electricity mkt overhaul is key part of PM's reform agenda * But regional monopolies will be hard to overcome By Aaron Sheldrick and Risa Maeda TOKYO, May 16 (Reuters) - Japan is embarking on its most...
Reuters* Ruling of active fault line may lead to reactor's permanent closure * Reactors at five other plants also under review * New atomic regulator to examine findings as early as next week By Risa Maeda TOKYO, May 15 (Reuters) - Experts judged on...
Marine biologist Dan Madigan stood on a dock in San Diego and considered some freshly caught Pacific bluefin tuna. The fish had managed to swim 5,000 miles from their spawning grounds near Japan to California's shores, only to end up the catch of local...
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