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You don't have to be from Kumamoto Prefecture to know Kumamon a cute red-cheeked black bear who was officially introduced as the region's yurukyara (mascot character) in 2010. Since his appearance, he has arguably become one of the hottest yurukyara,
Having to clean up the worst nuclear disaster since Chernobyl was never going to be simple or easy, but senior officials of Tokyo Electric Power Co. have been forced time and again to apologize for serious problems. Most recently, just weeks before
Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power facility back in July, the embattled power utility made headlines again for radioactive cesium-134 and radioactive cesium-137, both of which were also detected at dangerously high levels in groundwater near the plant.
When a historic earthquake created a massive tsunami that destroyed part of the Fukushima Daiichi power station in northern Japan in March 2011, causing meltdowns at three of the plant's six nuclear reactors, a radiological disaster ensued.
More than 2,000 people are expected in Phoenix for a conference on managing nuclear waste. The four-day 40th Annual Nuclear Waste Management Conference at the Phoenix Convention Center starts Sunday and will include scientists from Japan's Fukushima
The government Friday decided to postpone the estimated timing of lifting of an evacuation advisory by one year until March 2015 for two villages in Fukushima Prefecture due to delays in decontamination work following the March 2011 accident at the
The Japanese government issued a pollution warning for 10 prefectures on Thursday. According to the Environment Ministry, the average amount of particulate matter (PM) 2.5, which measures less than 2.5 microns in diameter, reached 88.3 to 101.7
Producers of agricultural and fishery goods in the seven prefectures of Kyushu on Wednesday and Thursday are jointly holding their first export promotion event in Hong Kong to promote a regional brand in place of lesser known local names for their
The safety measures imposed after the 2011 meltdowns at Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant appear to have averted widespread health risks to the surrounding population, Japanese scientists say. People who live on the outskirts of the
Japan's government is to allow some residents around the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant to return to their homes to live for the first time since the March, 2011 disaster. Tens of thousands of people were evacuated and a 20-kilometer (12-mile)