Fukushima

Common Dreams staff
This handout video grab taken with an underwater robot and provided by Japan's International Research Institute for Nuclear Decommissioning on July 21 shows a part of the pedestal wall inside reactor No. 3 at Fukushima nuclear power plant.
Since disaster in 2011, this is the first time plant operator has found something likely to be melted fuel
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Nuclear industry pressured regulatory commission into low-balling consequences...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Kendra Ulrich, senior Global Energy campaigner for Greenpeace Japan on the Asakaze, a research vessel chartered by Greenpeace Japan, doing radiation survey work off shore of Fukushima Daiich. (Photo: Greenpeace)
Contaminated forests such as those outside fallout sites like Fukushima and...

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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...