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ReutersTOKYO (Reuters) - High levels of a toxic substance called strontium-90 have been found in groundwater at the devastated Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan, the utility that runs the facility said on Wednesday. Strontium-90 is a by-product of the...
Channel 2 NewsAn earthquake occurred around 11:20 p.m. Tuesday near Anchorage. No tsunami danger has been reported. According to the National Weather Service, the quake had a preliminary magnitude of 4.1 and it was located about 35 miles deep. The earthquake was...
ReutersTOKYO, June 19 (Reuters) - Tokyo Electric Power, the utility that operates the Japanese nuclear plant devastated two years ago by an earthquake and tsunami, said on Wednesday it had found high levels of toxic strontium in groundwater at the plant. The...
ReutersMANAGUA (Reuters) - A magnitude 6.5 earthquake struck on Saturday off the Pacific coast of the central American nation of Nicaragua, the U.S. Geological Survey said, but there were no immediate reports of damage. "Thank God, so far we haven't heard of...
After the cascade of disasters that befell Japan 27 months ago, then-Prime Minister Naoto Kan took the brunt of withering criticism for shoddy nuclear safety standards at the crippled Fukushima reactor complex and the government’s chaotic...
The recent tornado in Oklahoma that killed 24 people and destroyed or damaged 12,000 homes has stirred up a row on social networking site Twitter. The day after the disaster, popular evangelical speaker and author John Piper tweeted two references to...
Robert Watson, professor of American studies at Lynn University in Boca Raton, got a welcome surprise from his son a couple years ago. "One morning when I was still in bed, my son Alex made me sit upright in amazement when he said, 'I want to write a...
ReutersMOSCOW, May 24 (Reuters) - Russian emergency authorities lifted a tsunami warning on Friday several minutes after they announced one, following an earthquake in the Sea of Okhotsk off Russia's eastern coast. The main city of Kamchatka is home to a...
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ReutersLONDON, May 23 (Reuters) - A magnitude 7.4 earthquake struck in the sea 177 (285 km) miles southwest of Tonga's capital Nuku'alofa, the U.S. Geological Survey reported on Thursday. It said the quake was recorded at a depth of 106 miles and had struck...
When the magnitude 9 earthquake struck Japan more than two years ago, there were 1,200 global positioning system stations recording ocean floor movement in real time. None was linked to that nation’s tsunami warning system, which underestimated...
The Tribune (San Luis Obispo, Calif.)SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. It's an unseasonably warm day, and Avila Beach is packed with sunbathers and tourists. Scott Milner attracts more than a few curious glances as he steps onto the beach holding a Ludlum radiation scanner and proceeds to take...
A 20-foot boat that washed ashore earlier this month in Northern California has been confirmed as the first debris from the 2011 Japanese tsunami to reach the state. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, working with the Japanese...
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