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Friend’s death etched in memory of young Fukushima No. 1 worker

The remains of a truck swept away by tsunami rests in the large equipment entrance of the No. 4 reactor building at the Fukushima No. 1 plant in March 2011… 846 more words

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How a pregnant Fukushima plant official remained at her station as the disaster unfolded

Oct 9, 2014 

 This is the 15th in a series on the Fukushima nuclear catastrophe based on the accounts of people who struggled to contain the crisis in its early stages. 1,127 more words

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The unsung hero of the meltdowns

Masao Yoshida addresses his colleagues after resigning as chief of Tokyo Electric Power Co.’s Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant, at the plant’s emergency response headquarters on Dec. 1,111 more words

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As radiation levels soared at Fukushima No. 1, plant chief Yoshida rescinded evacuation order

Tokyo Electric Power Co. workers camp out in the gymnasium of the Fukushima No. 2 nuclear plant in May 2011 after evacuating the Fukushima No. 1 site. 942 more words

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Tears, hopeful promises of reunion as Tepco workers evacuated Fukushima No. 1

Panels dangle from the ceiling of the reactors 1 and 2 control room at the Fukushima No. 1 plant on March 12, 2011, after a hydrogen blast in the reactor 1 building. 1,094 more words

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Four days later: ‘Fukushima 50′ recount start of nuclear crisis

Sep 28, 2014

by Hideki Takahashi
 This is the 13th in a series on the Fukushima nuclear catastrophe based on the accounts of people who struggled to contain the crisis in its early stages. 1,151 more words
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Tepco plea to evacuate enraged Kan

Prime Minister Naoto Kan discusses nuclear emergency measures at a news conference in Tokyo on March 25, 2011.

Sep 23, 2014 

 

This is the 10th in a series on the Fukushima nuclear catastrophe based on the accounts of people who struggled to contain the crisis in its early stages. 1,080 more words

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