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Japan’s Nuclear Crisis Still Worsening
Japan's nuclear crisis continues to grow more dire. The rating of the exposure has been raised from 5 to 7 and is at the highest level we've seen from a plant under the International Atomic Energy Agency. With the continued amount of radiation being leaked, there are fears that Japan'…
Japan Looks To Extend Evacuation Zone
The crises in Japan continues with focus on the Nuclear Plant in Fukushima. Monitoring the seawater's level of radioactive material, officials are debating whether to extend the danger zone to a 25 mile radius.
Japan’s Radiation Levels On The Citizen Level
RDTN.org is a site set up by a group of Oregonians to give average citizens the power to monitor the radiation levels in Japan. Citizens across the country are submitting their reading off of their radiation measuring devices to this website. While it relies on the accuracy of each person, the data …
U.S. Nuclear Power Plants Safe?
American nuclear officials are feeling safe in our nuclear power plant precautions here in the States. In the wake of Japan's tragedy, U.S. officials are double checking the safety nets set in place at all of our country's nuclear power plants and making sure they are being upheld at each …
Japan’s Nuclear Scare
Japan's nuclear power plant in Fukushima is continuing to melt down and suffered its second explosion Monday. Workers are attempting to cool the cores of the nuclear plant with sea water to prevent more explosions. While radiation has been able to escape through the explosions the levels of r…