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Japan’s Fukushima nuclear plant leaking contaminated water

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As much as 120 tons of radioactive water may have leaked from a storage tank at Japan’s crippled Fukushima nuclear plant, contaminating the surrounding ground.

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Fish Near Fukushima Reportedly Contains High Cesium Level

The Japanese utility that owns the tsunami-damaged nuclear power plant says it has detected a record 740,000 becquerels per kilogram of radioactive cesium in a fish caught close to the plant. Most fish along the Fukushima coast are barred from market.

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Two Years On, America Hasn’t Learned Lessons Of Fukushima Nuclear Disaster

With few new nuclear plants being built at present, America’s nuclear infrastructure continues to age and grow increasingly more accident-prone. Many plants are located along rivers or coastlines, where they face dangers from flooding. One hundred and eleven million Americans live within 50 miles of a nuclear plant.

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Inside Fukushima’s Abandoned Towns, Two Years On – In Pictures

Amid growing dissatisfaction with the slow pace of recovery, Japan marks the second anniversary of the devastating earthquake and tsunami that left nearly 19,000 people dead or missing and has displaced more than 300,000.

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Tsunami Aftermath, Photos Show Destruction And Recovery, Japan

The piles of rubble left behind by the receding tsunami have largely gone, but two years after nature visited its fury, some stretches of Japan’s battered northeast remain little more than ravaged wastelands.

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New Fukushima Pictures Show Wreckage Of Plant

2,000 previously unseen images released by Fukushima operator Tokyo Electric Power showing the period between March 15, 2011, just four days after the tsunami struck, and April 11.

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Fisheries Another Victim of Japan Tsunami

The devastating earthquake that ravaged Japan in 2011 may have also wreaked havoc on vital fisheries, researchers say.

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Record High Radiation Found in Fukushima Fish: TEPCO

A fish contaminated with radiation levels more than 2,500 times the legal limit has been caught near Japan’s crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant.

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Japan Plans World’s Largest Wind Farm

Japan is moving away from reliance on nuclear power plants after the Fukushima disaster, and plans to plans to build the world’s largest offshore wind farm…

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