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    Welcome To Fukushima Watch, offering the latest information in the Fukushima Nuclear Disaster. On March 11, 2011, a tsunami struck the coast of Japan, destroying three nuclear reactors and severely damaging a fourth nuclear reactor at the Fukushima Daiichi power plant. Since then, hundreds of tons of radioactive waste have leaked into ocean, contaminating life… [Continue Reading]


Pump malfunction stops energy output at Sendai Plant

Japanese officials restarted the the No. 1 reactor at the Sendai Nuclear Power Plant earlier this month, and it's already running into technical difficulties. Japan’s Kyushu Electric Power stopped the ramp up of power from the reactor due to the malfunction of a pump in the plant's secondary cooling system. The Sendai Nuclear Power Plant was the first Japanese nuclear reactor to be reactivated … [Read More...]


Fukushima disaster sparks rise in suicide and spontaneous abortion rates

An estimated 2,000 people died during the Fukushima evacuation process in 2011. More than four years later, the Fukushima power plant is still claiming lives. Reports reveal that the disaster has been linked to a spike in suicide rates and spontaneous abortions. According to a Japanese Cabinet Office report, approximately 56 suicides between 2011 and 2014 in the Fukushima prefecture were tied … [Read More...]

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