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Japan will have to dump radioactive Fukushima water into Pacific, minister says

Japan will have to dump radioactive Fukushima water into Pacific, minister says

Tokyo Electric Power will have to dump radioactive water from its destroyed Fukushima nuclear power plant directly into the Pacific Ocean, Japan's environment minister said on Tuesday.

Nuclear fuel removed from crippled Japan plant

Nuclear fuel removed from crippled Japan plant

The operator of Japan's crippled Fukushima power plant on Monday began removing atomic fuel from inside a building housing one of the reactors that melted down in 2011.

Fukushima nuclear statue ignites online furore

Fukushima nuclear statue ignites online furore

The figure holds a helmet in one hand, showing the air is safe to breathe, and a symbol of the sun in the other, representing hope and new energy.

Japan tsunami, nuclear tragedy remembered seven years on

Japan tsunami, nuclear tragedy remembered seven years on

The magnitude 9.0 quake -- which struck under the Pacific Ocean on March 11, 2011 -- and the resulting tsunami caused widespread damage and took the lives of thousands of people.

Fukushima operator releases fresh images of reactor wreckage

Fukushima operator releases fresh images of reactor wreckage

The operator of Fukushima's crippled nuclear power plant has released fresh images of the wreckage inside a damaged reactor, showing broken metal parts and debris that could be melted fuel.

'Unexploded WWII bomb' found at Japan Fukushima nuclear plant

'Unexploded WWII bomb' found at Japan Fukushima nuclear plant

A suspected World War II bomb was found Thursday on the premises of Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant, an official said, with police called in to investigate.

Japan recalls tsunami, nuclear tragedy six years on

Japan recalls tsunami, nuclear tragedy six years on

Japan paused Saturday to mark six years since a deadly earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disaster devastated its northeastern coast, as more than 100,000 people remain unable or unwilling to return home.

Radiation level in Fukushima plant at record high

Radiation level in Fukushima plant at record high

Radiation levels inside a stricken reactor at Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant have hit a record high capable of shutting down robots, in the latest challenge to efforts aimed at dismantling the disaster-hit facility.

Tsunami hits Japan after strong quake near Fukushima site

Tsunami hits Japan after strong quake near Fukushima site

A powerful earthquake rocked northern Japan early on Tuesday, briefly disrupting cooling functions at a nuclear plant and generating a small tsunami that hit the same Fukushima region devastated by a 2011 quake.

Fukushima's ground zero: No place for man or robot

Fukushima's ground zero: No place for man or robot

The robots sent in to find highly radioactive fuel at Fukushima's nuclear reactors have ‘died’; a subterranean ‘ice wall’ around the crippled plant meant to stop groundwater from becoming contaminated ...

Nuclear water: Fukushima still faces contamination crisis

Nuclear water: Fukushima still faces contamination crisis

Fish market vendor Satoshi Nakano knows which fish caught in the radiation tainted sea off the Fukushima coast should be kept away from dinner tables.