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Eight years after Fukushima nuclear meltdown, workers still facing radiation risk via People’s World

TEPCO officials recently said to Akahata that high-risk zones in the Fukushima Daiichi plant have become smaller and that now workers do not need to wear a full-face mask and a protective suit in 96 percent of the plant premises. This is … Continue reading

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M5.6 quake jolts Miyagi Pref., no tsunami warning issued via The Mainichi

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.6 jolted Miyagi Prefecture in northeastern Japan early Thursday, the Japan Meteorological Agency said, issuing no tsunami warning. There were no immediate reports of major injuries, local officials said. No abnormalities have been … Continue reading

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Radiation affecting Japan’s famous delicacies

CBS News) On Sunday, Japan reopened parts of the no-go zone around the Fukushima nuclear plant, but is still banning people from staying overnight.The government is also warning people to avoid hundreds of locally-produced foods that exceed safe radiation limits. … Continue reading

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