Fukushima

Nadia Prupis, staff writer
An IAEA worker surveys the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant. (Photo: IAEA Imagebank/flickr/cc)
The public cost of cleaning up the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant disaster topped ¥4.2 trillion (roughly $40 billion) as of March, and is expected to keep climbing, the Japan Times reported on Sunday. That includes costs for radioactive decontamination and compensation payments. Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) will sell off its shares...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Greenpeace Japan reported Thursday that waterways in the Fukushima district...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
On the five-year anniversary of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster in Japan...

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Fishermen have resumed fishing after postponing their start when hundreds of tons of radioactive water were found leaking from the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant. Twenty-one trawlers brought home 5 tons of seafood, including octopus and squid, from the trial operation; if testing shows they're safe, they'll be shipped to markets in Japan. While older people are said to be buying fish from the sea off Fukushima Prefecture, others don't want their kids or grandkids eating it...