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The nuclear power plants in Japan after the March 11 , 2011 earthquakes could become a major nuclear disaster.
Keep watching this page for updates and insights by Raymond Rouse on the issues from a nuke scientist's point of view.

Continuing Updates:

Current Status of Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station by Photographs- January 2012

IAEA Status of Fukushima

INES Leaflet on Nuclear Accidents

Continuing Updates on Earthquakes around the world

INPO Special Report on the Nuclear Accident at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station

Why Fukushima was Preventable



January 11, 2018
Regulator urges Tepco to release treated radioactive water from damaged Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant into the sea



January 9, 2018
Village in Fukushima celebrates adult day for the first time since the tsunami

January 5, 2018
Fukushima operator wins first safety approval since disaster

January 3, 2018
New Snake-like Bot to Probe Innards of Fukushima Reactor

December 13, 2017
Japan Court Bars Restart of Nuclear Reactor Shut After Fukushima

December 5, 2017
Fukushima dome roof takes shape, but radiation remains high

December 4, 2017
What to Do with Radioactive Water from Fukushima

November 27, 2017
Risky stalemate as science battles human fears at Fukushima

November 20, 2017
Six Years AfterFukushima, RobotsFinally Find Reactors’ Melted Uranium Fuel

November 16, 2017
Fuel-removing device installed at Fukushima nuclear plant

November 15, 2017
EU to lift import restrictions on Fukushima rice and other Japanese foods from December

November 13, 2017
Tepco starts installing device to remove fuel from reactor 3 cooling pool at Fukushima No. 1

November 8, 2017
"The Future of Fukushima: A New Generation Rises to the Challenge" Event Held at University of California, Berkeley

November 7, 2017
Fukushima ghost towns abandoned after 2011 nuclear disaster revealed by filmmakers

October 26, 2017
Plaintiffs appeal ruling in Fukushima nuclear disaster damages suit

October 25, 2017
Fukushima debris heading to intermediate storage facility

September 29, 2017
Water may have leaked at Fukushima due to gauge errors

September 26, 2017
Multiple challenges remain to Fukushima nuclear cleanu

September 5, 2017
Fukushima city shows radiation level is same as in west Japan

September 2, 2017
Removal of nuclear fuel from Fukushima plant to proceed as planned

August 21, 2017
Ontario students to tour Japan’s Fukushima nuclear disaster site

August 15, 2017
Fukushima is surrendering to nature six years after nuclear meltdown

August 10, 2017
Excessive radiation detected in vehicles removed from Fukushima nuke plant

August 7, 2017
Recovery of Fukushima Pref. fishing industry stalls

July 25, 2017
Fukushima robot: Apparent sign of melted fuel

July 20, 2017
Japanese robot probes the radioactive water at Fukushima's nuclear reactor to find melted fuel

July 18, 2017
Major Fukushima Beach Reopens After Seven Years

July 11, 2017
Nuclear authority chief raps Tepco's attitude toward Fukushima

July 5, 2017
Fuel debris extraction plan for crippled Fukushima reactors to be revealed soon: sources

June 26, 2017
US sailors who 'fell sick from Fukushima radiation' allowed to sue Japan, nuclear plant operator

June 19, 2017
Swimming robot to probe Fukushima damage

June 12, 2017
Contractor overcharges for Fukushima decontamination workers' lodging

June 8, 2017
Fukushima not a worry for your Japan holiday

June 7, 2017
Fukushima is a wasteland, but nuclear fallout isn’t the problem

June 6, 2017
Seven more Fukushima residents diagnosed with thyroid cance

June 5, 2017
Most Fukushima evacuees haven’t returned, 6 years after disaster

May 24, 2017
Ex-Officials of Fukushima NPP Operator to Face Trial for 2011 Disaster in June

May 19, 2017
Ministry shows plan to recycle radioactive soil in Fukushima

May 9, 2017
Fukushima Disaster Gave Everyone On Earth An X-Ray Dose Of Radiation

May 8, 2017
U.N. food agency ‘convinced’ that Fukushima food is safe to eat

May 3, 2017
Fukushima’s Nuclear Radiation Could Be Spread By Raging Wildfire

April 26, 2017
The Children of Fukushima Return, Six Years After the Nuclear Disaster

April 25, 2017
Japan Reconstruction Minister to Resign After Disparaging Fukushima

April 20, 2017
Fukushima plant operator to remain under state control

April 18, 2017
Crowds absent as Fukushima town’s blossoms reach their peak

April 17, 2017
Haunting Photos Show What's Left In Fukushima After The 2011 Nuclear Disaster

April 13, 2017
Officials: Melted fuel still leaking out of Fukushima reactor — Likely escaping from opening at bottom of containment vessel — Gov’t experts want to give up sending in robots to search for molten cores — “Disaster the likes of which has never been known

March 29, 2017
Robots sent into Fukushima keep dying

March 22, 2017
Deadly nuclear radiation levels detected in Fukushima

March 14, 2017
Nuclear wasteland: SBS Dateline visits the Fukushima region and asks how safe is it?

March 10, 2017
Radioactive Boars Rule Abandoned Japanese Towns In Wake Of Fukushima Disaster

March 7, 2017
Fukushima Is Turning Into A Robot Graveyard After Multiple Probe Failures

March 6, 2017
Experts baffled as robots sent to clean up Fukushima nuclear site keep dying

February 27, 2017
Proud workers at Fukushima No. 1 nuke plant risk deadly radiation danger

February 22, 2017
Japan 'pushing Fukushima disaster survivors to move back to radioactive homes'

February 20, 2017
Second robot abandoned due to ‘extreme radiation’ in Fukushima nuclear plant

February 16, 2017
'Scorpion' robot mission inside Fukushima reactor aborted

February 8, 2017
Incredibly high radiation levels discovered at crippled Fukushima plant

February 3, 2017
Record radiation level detected inside damaged Fukushima reactor

January 25, 2017
Japan posts first annual trade surplus since Fukushima

January 23, 2017
Distorted image still hurting Fukushima produce, marine products

January 12, 2017
No sign of Fukushima-related radiation found in state waters

January 10, 2017
Town near Fukushima No. 1 raising funds to bring in doctors for lone hospital’s 100 patients

January 6, 2017
Death of doctor in Fukushima disaster zone hospital throws patients’ futures into question

January 3, 2017
Defending the Rights of Fukushima Victims, Humanitarian and Environmental Crisis: Debate in Japan’s Parliament

January 2, 2017
Seaborne Fukushima Radiation Plume Hit West Coast, Corporate Media Reported It Dangerously


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