Science & Environment

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U.S. covered up massive PCB contamination at Okinawa base

U.S. military officials did not report the contamination to Japanese authorities, and did nothing to alleviate the contamination.

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Fukushima water radiation doubles overnight

Now, to make matters worse, the city is expected to get hit with another big storm in Typhoon Wipha's wake.

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Coming typhoon an ill wind for nuke-nervous Japan

The typhoon will bring hurricane-force winds, rain, and flooding to a city that is already enduring the now-global Fukushima disaster.

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Workers hit with radioactive water as Fukushima disaster continues

As fresh horrors in the global Fukushima disaster continue to unfold, nuclear plant workers are the latest victims.

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Japan withdraws goal of no nukes by 2040

If the Japanese government continues to cater to corporate interests, critics fear, it will accommodate neither public demand nor scientific fact.