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2011-07-18 09:05:00

Japan’s government plans to suspend all cattle shipments from Fukushima after the country’s second-biggest retailer reported Sunday it had sold beef from cattle that ate nuclear-contaminated feed.

2011-06-17 11:48:00

EAST HARTFORD, Conn., June 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pratt & Whitney Power Systems is supplying the temporary power generation company, APR Energy (APR) with mobile power generation equipment that will be used to alleviate electric power shortfalls in Japan resulting from the Tohoku-Chihou-Taiheiyo-Oki Earthquake and associated tsunami that recently devastated the country.

2011-06-07 11:25:00

A report from the Japanese government to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) details that officials were unprepared for a nuclear accident on the scale of the one at the Fukushima plant.

2011-05-16 15:34:00

SAN FRANCISCO, May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hachiko Coalition is calling for the organized and immediate evacuation of all uncontaminated domestic animals, pets and livestock inside the 20km radiation contaminated exclusion zone Fukushima, Japan. The Hachiko Coalition has also published a rush translation of a report previously available only in Japanese.

2011-04-18 10:15:00

Tokyo Electric Power Co (TEPCO) said on Sunday that it will send two remote-controlled robots into a reactor building damaged by a hydrogen explosion in order to gauge radiation and temperature levels.

2011-04-14 06:10:00

A leading scientist on Wednesday said that Japan’s northeastern coast has suffered many powerful earthquakes and large tsunamis in the past and nuclear power plants should have been built to withstand these natural disasters.

2011-04-12 13:35:00

Japanese authorities have raised the nuclear crisis rating to the highest level of seven.

2011-04-11 07:35:00

Today, exactly one month after northern Japan was shaken by a massive 9 magnitude quake, a strong aftershock rattled the same area around Fukushima.

2011-04-05 12:05:00

Japan is setting a new standard for the amount of radiation allowed in fish for the first time.

2011-03-16 13:00:00

SINGAPORE and KYOTO, Japan, March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Japan's devastating 11 March earthquake and tsunami have hit its struggling economy and ineffective government at what was an already uncertain time for the country.

Word of the Day
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]