fukushima nuclear disaster

Five years after the earthquake and tsunami, Japan is still picking up the pieces.
The indictments are the first against officials at TEPCO.
Residents will get personal dosimeters to check their own radiation levels.
The district court in Fukushima ordered Tepco to pay 49 million yen ($472,000) in compensation to Watanabe, who had sought
Nature is desperately trying to survive and return to its original state. The animals disappeared when they lost their ecosystem, but now, after three years of struggling to rebuild it, they are starting to recover their way of life.
David Brenner, director of the Center for Radiological Research at Columbia University Medical Center in New York, concluded
After being evacuated, this small town was reopened in August 2012. Hirono is the last stop of the railway line towards the
"Radiation levels in this area's seawater are very low, and no contaminated water tanks are placed near reactors 5-6," he
Two years after the disaster at the Fukushima Daichi nuclear plant in Japan -- called the "worst accidental release of radiation to the ocean in history" -- a fish with staggering levels of radiation has reportedly been found in the vicinity of the plant.
In April 2012, researchers from the U.S.-based Woods Hole Institution, led by marine chemist Ken Buesseler, announced that
The hurricane destroyed Turkey Point's entire suppression system, stripping bare much of the cabling on the outside of the
Kan said the very location of the Fukushima Dai-ichi plant was problematic. "We should have taken more adequate safety steps
"What we have seen in Chernobyl - people were dying from huge, high exposures, some of the workers were dying very soon - nothing