Japan’s nuclear watchdog said Wednesday the crippled Fukushima reactors are very likely leaking highly radioactive substances into the Pacific Ocean.
By: Stuart Jeanne Bramhall
The New York Academy of Medicine celebrated the second anniversary of Fukushima’s nuclear disaster with a two day Fukushima Symposium on March 11th and 12th. Sponsored by the Helen Caldicott Foundation and Physicians for Social Responsibility, the event consisted of presentations from a broad range of physician and non-physician researchers specialized in the effects of nuclear radiation on the environment and human health.
Small amounts of radiation have been detected in monitoring holes around the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant, Tokyo Electric Power Co. said Saturday.
by JENNIFER LANCE
Despite assurances by the US government, many of us living on the West Coast were very concerned after the fallout from the Fukushima nuclear disaster. We stocked up on seaweed and potassium iodine. We gavekelp to our pets.
By MICHAEL SMITH
Infants who were in the Japanese region most affected by radiation after the 2011 tsunami have a slightly elevated lifetime risk of some cancers, according to the World Health Organization.
North Korea conducted its third underground nuclear test today, underscoring a disregard for an international community that has already isolated the totalitarian state from the global economy.
Part of a nuclear power plant was shut down late Monday while another plant — the nation’s oldest — was put on alert after waters from superstorm Sandy rose 6 feet above sea level.
Two people were injured in the accident in a light chemical nature took place this afternoon in the nuclear plant’s oldest French park, to Fessenheim in the region of Strasbourg (eastern France).