Apr 10, 2015

Fukushima tap water wins Monde Selection gold award

Tap water from the city of Fukushima has won the second-highest prize in the Monde Selection, one of the most prestigious quality awards in the world, according to the city government. The Fukushima Municipal Government hopes that winning the Gold Quality Award will help ...

New high school opens close to evacuation zone

Apr 8, 2015

New high school opens close to evacuation zone

A new high school adjacent to the radiation exclusion zone in Fukushima Prefecture on Wednesday welcomed its first students, including many who fled the area as the 2011 nuclear disaster unfolded. The prefecture-run Futaba Mirai Gakuen High School in the town Hirono has 152 ...

Apr 7, 2015

Fukushima radiation newly detected off British Columbia

Radiation from the Fukushima nuclear disaster that started in 2011 has for the first time been detected along a North American shoreline, though at levels too low to pose a significant threat to human or marine life, scientists said on Monday. Trace amounts of ...