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The latest on Japan’s earthquake, tsunami and nuclear crisis

March 26, 2011


World Breaking News The Canadian Press – ONLINE EDITION By: The Associated Press Posted: 03/27/2011 3:04 AM |  Radioactivity in contaminated water in one reactor unit at a damaged Japanese nuclear power plant tested 10 million times higher than normal, forcing the evacuation of workers and again delaying efforts to bring the complex under control, […]

Japan finds tainted food up to 90 miles from nuclear sites

March 19, 2011

2 By Ken Belson and Hiroko Tabuchi New York Times Posted: 03/19/2011 09:08:25 PM PDT   TOKYO — The government said Saturday that it had found higher than normal levels of radioactive materials in spinach and milk at farms up to 90 miles away from the ravaged nuclear power plants, the first confirmation by officials that […]

Meltdowns in Japan’s quake-hit plant

March 12, 2011

0 Japanese medics drive through Fukushima on March 13, 2011 following the massive earthquake and tsunami. Meltdowns have reportedly occurred in two of Japan’s nuclear reactors while a risk of another explosion is reported at Japan’s quake-hit Fukushima nuclear power plant. The Japanese government made the announcement on Sunday as the cooling system of one […]

Exodus from Japan nuclear plant

March 12, 2011


Asia-Pacific 13 March 2011 Last updated at 02:07 GMT  An estimated 170,000 people have been evacuated from the area around a quake-damaged nuclear power station in north-east Japan that was hit by an explosion, the UN atomic watchdog says. A building housing a reactor was destroyed in Saturday’s blast but the reactor is said to […]

India’s generation of children crippled by uranium waste

August 30, 2009


Observer investigation uncovers link between dramatic rise in birth defects in Punjab and pollution from coal-fired power stations Gethin Chamberlain, Bathinda The Observer, Sunday 30 August 2009 Article history Gurpreet Sigh, 7, who has cerebral palsy and microcephaly, and is from Sirsar, 50km from the Punjabi town of Bathinda. He is being treated at the […]