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Inside the Wrecked Fukushima Nuclear Reactor Facility 5 Years After Disaster
On March 11, 2011, a devastating earthquake and tsunami struck northeastern Japan , leaving nearly 19,000 people dead or missing. Coastal communities were turned into wastelands. Equipment at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant sustained damage from a 40-foot-high wave that crashed over the
Fukushima Nuclear Plant Worker Diagnosed With Cancer
A worker at Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant has been diagnosed with leukemia , but experts say a sharp increase in cancer related to the plant is unlikely. In March 2010 a massive earthquake and tsunami damaged the Fukushima Daiichi plant, causing a meltdown of three reactors and forcing
Robot Quits After Recording Footage Inside Fukushima's Crippled Reactor
A robot probe sent into the crippled reactor at Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant stopped working three hours into its 10-hour mission, but not before sending back the first pictures from inside. The haunting grainy footage released by the Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) shows the robot
Inside the 'No-Go Zone': Searching for Answers at Japan's Fukushima Nuclear Plant
The Fukushima Daiichi Power plant is the site of one of the worst nuclear catastrophes in history, and it’s still grappling with possible radioactive water leaks almost three years after a devastating earthquake and subsequent tsunami triggered a meltdown. On March 11, 2011, a 9.0-magnitude...
Is Japan's Fukushima Power Plant Still a Threat?
Part 2: Radiation experts test Pacific Ocean waters surrounding the plant for signs of unsafe levels.
Inside Fukushima : Beyond the 'No Go' Zone
Part 1: "Nightline" was given rare access to Japan's shuttered power plant and surrounding areas.
Fukushima Fear Three Years After the Tsunami Over Radiation Leaks
ABC News goes inside Fukushima plant to investigate and find out how safe we are.
US Sailors Sue Over Radiation Poisoning
Navy sailors are part of a lawsuit against the company that owns the Fukushima nuclear power plant.
Japan's Nuclear Migraine: A Never-Ending Disaster at Fukushima
Japan is stumbling helplessly from one crisis to the next as it battles the ongoing disaster at the Fukushima nuclear power plant. US nuclear inspector Dale Klein is demanding the intervention of foreign experts, but a quick solution is unlikely. This week, the chief nuclear officers of around 100
Japan to Spend Over $300M On 'Ice Wall' To Isolate Fukushima Water Leaks
Ever since Japan was hit by an earthquake and a tsunami in 2011 , the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant has leaked 300 tons of radioactive water per day. In an effort to protect local water, the Japanese government announced a plan Tuesday to spend 32 billion yen (approximately US$320 million)