A diplomat in Vienna says Japan’s radioactive fallout has reached Southern California, but first readings are “about a billion times beneath levels that would be health threatening.”
The owner of a military supply company in Maine says he’s been inundated with orders from people in California buying gas masks and chemical suits.
Professor Charlie Zender from UC Irvine says radiation from the compromised Fukushima Nuclear Plant in northern Japan Is heading for the west coast, and will arrive sometime tomorrow in the late afternoon.
A marathon runner will dedicate a 24-hour, nonstop run in Corona this weekend to victims of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan.
Detectors are now being used at LAX after low-level radiation has reportedly been found in Dallas and Chicago on passengers and planes coming in from Japan.
Risks from possible radiation exposure remain greatest for the workers scrambling to cool reactors at a Japanese nuclear power plant.
California’s two U.S. senators are calling on federal officials to perform inspections at two nuclear power plants to ensure the facilities are safe and have adequate emergency plans.
For students like Akiko Kosaka, watching the footage of the devastation in Japan has been excruciatingly painful.
The article in the Post compares the current commander in chief, to one who faced similar issues in 1968; Richard Nixon. And Nixon wins the comparison. Double ouch.
The City Council is facing pressure from some residents to oppose extension of San Onofre’s operating license beyond 2022, or even to seek shutdown now.
The growing nuclear crisis in Japan has some Californians scrambling for potassium iodide tablets and personal radiation detectors, but officials say such a precaution is not necessary and can even be harmful.
Early estimates indicate a steep drop-off in box office revenue outside the U.S. following the earthquake in Japan.
The Walt Disney Co. says they will give $2.5 million to the American Red Cross to support earthquake relief efforts in Japan.
Stocks plunged Tuesday and bond prices rose as the nuclear crisis in Japan intensified following a deadly earthquake and tsunami. The Dow Jones industrial average fell more than 150 points.
Overheard in the check-out aisle: “We need to help them (Japan).” “No; we should use relief money to shore-up our nuclear plants.”