Apr 10, 2015

Dozen Fukushima residents to attend NPT review conference in N.Y.

A major anti-nuclear group said Friday it will send 12 people from Fukushima to New York to convey the lessons learned so far from the prefecture’s triple core meltdown in 2011 to mark the U.N. Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty review conference starting later this month. ...

Mar 21, 2015

Food list for cesium tests to be shortened: ministry

The health ministry plans to shorten the list of food being tested for cesium fallout from the Fukushima nuclear disaster as the number of tainted items is falling. Based on test results so far, the ministry will exclude 20 items including broccoli, plums and ...

Poetry by Fukushima residents to be released on CD

Mar 2, 2015

Poetry by Fukushima residents to be released on CD

An album of poetry composed by people affected by the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear disaster will be released March 11, the fourth anniversary of the earthquake and tsunami that triggered the crisis. Veteran actress Sayuri Yoshinaga, 69, who has made reciting atomic bomb poetry ...

Jan 27, 2015

Fishermen oppose dumping radioactive water into sea

The National Federation of Fisheries Cooperative Associations called on the Abe administration Tuesday not to allow the release of radioactive water from the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant into the sea. The request came after the Nuclear Regulation Authority concluded that it will be ...