Trace amounts of radioactive material have been found in air samples in St. Paul and two other locations, likely from the damaged nuclear power plants in Japan.
Chad spoke with Wall Street Journal Peter Landers from Japan on the latest with their nuclear reactor crisis. We’ve got links to some of his stories.
The impact of the badly damaged Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant in Japan is being felt in the Twin Cities. A slight increase of radiation levels were found in a rainwater sample taken in St. Paul.
Three weeks after their world was so horribly shaken by a massive earthquake and then a devastating tsunami, 14 Japanese boys found their escape — on a sheet of Minnesota ice.
In the radiation testing laboratory at the Minnesota Department of Health, environmental chemists are keeping close watch for any suspicious radioactive spikes.
The Minnesota Twins are donating $25,000 to relief efforts in Japan.
Cargill Inc. is donating $250,000 to Second Harvest Japan, a Tokyo-based food bank delivering food and supplies to survivors of the earthquake and tsunami in northern Japan.
Twin Cities musicians of all styles are teaming up for two concerts next week to benefit Japan earthquake and tsunami relief efforts.
Science?! What science? CNN’s Nancy Grace, argued with a meteorologist last night about the potential danger to Americans of the radiation from Japan’s failing nuclear plants. Take a look at the video.
Highly trained dogs are finding trapped survivors in Japan’s earthquake stricken towns.
The Minnesota Pork Board is helping with disaster relief efforts in Japan.
Whether it’s the car you drive, the camera you hold or the plasma television you’ll watch, chances are pretty good many of that product’s electrical components were either made or assembled in Japan. For years, Japanese manufacturers have led the world in the production of microchips and consumer electronics.
A Twin Cities study abroad program just ended for some Japanese students. On Tuesday afternoon, they’ll head home to disaster.
A move to repeal Minnesota’s ban on new nuclear power plants has stalled as a crisis unfolds at a nuclear facility in Japan.
The nuclear crisis in Japan may prompt lawmakers to revisit a nuclear moratorium bill in the Minnesota legislature.