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Despite assurances, quakes prompt calls to switch off Japan’s nuclear reactors via The Japan Times

OSAKA – Despite official assurances of no abnormalities at nuclear power plants in Kyushu and nearby areas after a series of earthquakes rocked the region, calls in and outside of Japan are growing to shut down the nation’s only two … Continue reading

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Japan nuclear utility says no special precautions over volcano via Reuters

[…] The possibility of a significant eruption of Sakurajima, located about 50 km (30 miles) from Sendai, is a reminder of the volatile geology of Japan, which has 110 active volcanoes. “We are not currently taking any particular response,” Kyushu … Continue reading

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