Common Dreams staff
Warnings, including evacuation orders, issued for those living along entire Latin American Pacific coast after earthquake beneath ocean's surface
John Sullivan, Special to ProPublica
'We do not believe the safety standards for U.S. nuclear reactors are enough to...
Eric Talmadge and Mari Yamaguchi
In this Sept. 2010 photo, an operator works at Unit 3 reactor of the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant in Okumamachi, Fukushima Prefecture (state) in Japan. Chief Cabinet Secretary Yukio Edano said Sunday, March 13, 2011 that a hydrogen explosion could occur at Unit 3 of the nuclear complex, the reactor that could be melting down. That would follow a blast the day before in the power plant's Unit 1, as operators attempted to prevent a meltdown by injecting sea water into it.
New explosion rocks stricken Japan nuclear plant