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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 […]