Fukushima

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Japanese prosecutors will not indict three former Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) executives over their handling of the 2011 Fukushima disaster , a spokesman for Tokyo District Public Prosecutor's Office said Thursday. However, according to Reuters , "a rarely used citizens' panel could still force an indictment." The prosecutor's office cited...
Common Dreams staff
Despite recent warnings from seismology experts about activity at a nearby...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
"Don't forget Fukushima" was the message Tuesday morning as roughly 16,000...

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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...