Cancer and Fukushima: Who to trust?

| Oct 31, 2015

Cancer and Fukushima: Who to trust?

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South Korean director Kim Ki-duk is a noted provocateur. His latest movie, “Stop,” is about a Japanese couple who were living near the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant when it suffered a meltdown in March 2011. They evacuate to Tokyo, where the wife ...

Ehime governor gives OK for reactor restart

Oct 26, 2015

Ehime governor gives OK for reactor restart

Ehime became the second prefecture Monday to give a nod to restarting a nuclear power plant after the nation’s reactors were idled in the wake of the March 2011 start of the meltdown crisis at the Fukushima No.1 nuclear plant. Ehime Gov. Tokihiro Nakamura ...

Town mayor gives nod to restarting reactor in western Japan

Oct 22, 2015

Town mayor gives nod to restarting reactor in western Japan

A town mayor in western Japan gave approval Thursday to restart a nuclear reactor in the area, bringing closer the resumption of the third reactor in Japan under tougher safety rules introduced after the 2011 Fukushima disaster. “I will accept the resumption,” Ikata Mayor ...