Plutonium traces point to core leak
Plutonium that may have come from a reactor core is detected in soil on the premises of the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant, indicating fuel rods suffered heavy damage, Tokyo Electric Power Co. reveals.
Latest find sounds scary but risk is limited
Experts say despite plutonium’s dangers, there is little chance that the deadly radioactive particles, because of their relative heaviness, will spread far.
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20110330a2.html [NATIONAL NEWS]
Tepco comes under fire for issuing erroneous info
A string of corrections and stonewalling by Tepco officials raises concerns that the utility is failing to accurately inform the public about radiation risks.
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20110330a3.html [NATIONAL NEWS]
Nationalization of Tepco seen as possibility
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20110330a6.html [NATIONAL NEWS]
Tsunami came late to unprepared Chiba
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20110330f1.html [BUSINESS NEWS]
Radiation scare hits steel sales
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nb20110330a2.html [BUSINESS NEWS]
Tokyo Electric stock hits 47-year low