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  • Japan to halt 3 nuke reactors over quake concerns

    May 6, 2011 7:40 AM

    TOKYO (AP) - Japan's prime minister has told a utility to halt three reactors in central Japan because of safety concerns in the event of a major earthquake. Prime Minister Naoto Kan told a news conference Friday his government asked operator Chubu Electric Power Co. to suspend two running reactors... more »
  • Radiation Near Japan Reactors Too High for Workers

    April 18, 2011 11:22 AM

    TOKYO (AP) - A pair of thin robots on treads sent to explore buildings inside Japan's crippled nuclear reactor came back Monday with disheartening news: Radiation levels are far too high for repair crews to go inside. Nevertheless, officials remained hopeful they can stick to their freshly minted "roadmap" for... more »
  • Rods Likely Melting in Japanese Reactors

    March 14, 2011 11:25 AM

    TOKYO (AP) - Japanese officials say the nuclear fuel rods appear to be melting inside all three of the most troubled nuclear reactors. Chief Cabinet Secretary Yukio Edano said,"Although we cannot directly check it, it's highly likely happening." Some experts would consider that a partial meltdown of the reactor. Others,... more »
  • Japan quake causes emergencies at 5 nuke reactors

    March 11, 2011 9:24 PM

    TOKYO (AP) - Japan declared states of emergency for five nuclear reactors at two power plants after the units lost cooling ability in the aftermath of Friday's powerful earthquake. Thousands of residents were evacuated as workers struggled to get the reactors under control to prevent meltdowns. Operators at the Fukushima... more »

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