All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘fukushima power plant’

Japan’s Fukushima – Is It Still A Threat?

March 11, 2011 is the date the biggest nuclear power disaster in history began. The Fukushima Dalichi Power Plant fell into major meltdown mode after a record 9.0-magnitude earthquake and subsequent tsunami engulfed entire neighborhoods and villages including the nuclear plant. It is estimated that 300,000 people were evacuated from the area, and have not been allowed to return. The …

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Fukushima Leak Causes Further Setbacks

As if residents of Japan’s northeast coast haven’t Fukushima has suffered another leak. This time, 430 liters of contaminated and radioactive water leaked into the ocean. Tokyo Electric Power Company says that this water is thousands of times more radioactive than legal limits with radiation readings as high as 200,000 becquerels per liter. Japan has been the site of some …

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Radioactive Tuna from Japan Make Their Way to California

Radioactive tuna, which are thought to have been contaminated by the severely damaged Fukushima power plant, have started quickly working their way to the California coast. Levels of radioactive cesium have been much higher in specimens than recent years, leading experts to determine the radioactive bluefin tuna originated from that location. And while the levels are 10 times higher than …

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