RedskyNews Category: Japan Nuclear Meltdown

Fukushima Leaks Radioactive Water After Etau

Flooding from Typhoon Etau has caused new leaks of contaminated water to flow from the Fukushima nuclear power station into the ocean. The incident came after a rush of water overwhelmed the site’s drainage pumps. Typhoon Etau brought lashing rains,

Fukushima Residents Carry Out Cancer Testing

Fukushima residents have taken cancer and radiation testing into their own hands, saying authorities are lying to them about the safety of their community. Please follow and like us:

Japan Marks Tsunami Anniversary

Millions of people around Japan have marked the first anniversary of the massive earthquake and tsunami which devastated dozens of communities and left 19,000 people dead. Across the country, trains stopped, shoppers stood still and people fell silent at 2:46pm,

Tsunami Survivors’ Long Recovery

Video Report: Dozens of shattered communities in Japan are facing the difficult decision on whether to rebuild or relocate one year after the country’s mega tsunami. Please follow and like us:

Japan Studies Near Fukushima Plant

Japanese scientists are studying how radiation has affected plants and animals living near the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant, according to an official. Researchers are examining field mice, red pine trees, a certain type of shellfish and other wild flora and

Emissions Rise After Atomic Crisis

Japanese manufacturer’s greenhouse gas emissions are rising after the Fukushima nuclear power plant disaster, hurting the country’s carbon reduction goals, a report said Sunday. The trend will deal a blow to Japan’s target of reducing emissions by six percent from

Govt. Kept Japan Exodus Secret

The Japanese government’s worst-case scenario at the height of the nuclear crisis last year warned that tens of millions of people, including Tokyo residents, might need to leave their homes, according to a report obtained by The Associated Press. But

40 Years To Scrap Fukushima Plant

..TOKYO (Reuters) – Decommissioning Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant will take three or four decades, Japan’s government said on Wednesday as it unveiled plans for the next phase of a huge and costly cleanup of the tsunami-wrecked complex. The plant,

Fukushima Plant In Cold “Shutdown”

Japan says it has finally brought leaking reactors at Fukushima under control in a move authorities say is a vital step on the long road to recovery, nine months after its nuclear crisis began. Prime minister Yoshihiko Noda told a

Leaking Japanese Reactor Is Closed

The operator of a nuclear power plant in western Japan has shut down one of its reactors because of leaking radioactive water. The shutdown at the Mihama nuclear plant means just eight of the country’s 54 reactors are online, with