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March 21, 2011

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:

IAEA Status of Fukushima

INES Leaflet on Nuclear Accidents

Continuing Updates on Earthquakes around the world


November 29, 2011
Radiation hotspot in Chiba linked to Fukushima

November 28, 2011
Rice from 5 Fukushima farms shows high radiation levels

Radioactive strontium found in 3 locations in Tokyo

Growers attempting to 'decontaminate' fruit trees in Fukushima


November 22, 2011
Vindicated seismologist say Japan still understimates threat to reactors

November 21, 2011

Future cancers caused by Fukushima radiation may be hidden

Fukushima school radiation monitoring equipment failure causes delay

Hosono gives up salary over dumping of radioactive soil by environment ministry official

Snake robot offers new twist on nuclear cleanup

Fukushima Plant Disaster Long Term Effects Still Unknown

November 18, 2011
Honso gives up salary over dumping of radioactive soil by environment ministry official
Kyodo: Number of births declined significantly in Fukushima & Tokyo between April & June

November 17, 2011
Government eyes Fukushima rice ban after high level of cesium detected

November 16, 2011
IAEA praises Fukushima clean-up

November 15, 2011
Parts of Japan too radioactive to farm-says international researchers
New study maps spread of Fukushima fallout

November 14, 2011
Inside Fukushima: Tour of Japan's crippled plant shows rubble amid progress

November 9, 2011
25% of displaced Fukushima resints do not wish to return home again: survey

November 8, 2011
Tokyo starts radiation checks on city's food
Japanese firm unveils robot suit for nuclear workers

November 5, 2011
Japan's new crisis: radioactive waste disposal

November 4, 2011
Japan's government approves Y900 bill to aid TEPCO
Find out true reactor conditions

November 3, 2011
No uncontrolled chain reaction at Fukushima nuclear plant: TEPCO

November 2, 2011
New fission suspected at Fukushima nuclear plant
Fresh radioactive leaks question stability of Fukushima plants

November 1, 2011
Damaged reactors at nuclear plant could take 30 years to retire
Lawmaker drinks decomtaminated water from Fukushima plant

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