Doug Lerner reports from Tokyo and St. Louis, and points beyond…

Spike in iodine levels may signal new leak
The government says that levels of radioactivity in seawater near the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant have risen significantly in recent days, possibly signaling a new leak.
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20110417n1.html

Fukuyama apologizes to Iitate over evac order
Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary Tetsuro Fukuyama apologizes to residents of Iitate, Fukushima Prefecture, after the government announced it is seeking to evacute the village, which is located more than 30 km from the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant.
 http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20110417a2.html

Accumulated radiation latest worry for towns
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20110417a3.html

Tepco compensation irks evacuees
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20110417a4.html

Sendai port reopens for business
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20110417a5.html

Miyagi industrial goods to be checked for radiation
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20110417b1.html

Unclaimed albums testify to missing
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20110417f1.html

Quake-forecasting system flawed: expert
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20110417n2.html

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Comments on: "Update on Japan earthquake/tsunami/nuclear plant news" (1)

  1. yackle01 said:

    Today’s paper said that radiation levels were increasing in the waters by Fukuyama. That is bad

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