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Four years ago this month, the world was focused on the nuclear disaster in Fukushima Japan.  This week, there’s been some movement when it comes to the future of nuclear power in Japan. HPR’s Bill Dorman has more in today’s Asia Minute.

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  It’s been nearly three and a half years since the earthquake and tsunami in northern Japan that led to a crisis at a nuclear power plant. A decision Tuesday by a Japanese judge could have wide-ranging consequences for the operator of the plant. HPR’s Bill Dorman has details in today’s Asia Minute.

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  It’s been a little more than three years since the nuclear disaster at Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi power plant. At the end of last week, Japan’s government announced a decision about nuclear power and the country’s energy future. HPR’s Bill Dorman has more in today’s Asia Minute.

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It’s been a little more than three years since a major earthquake and tsunami shattered the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in northern Japan.

For many in Hawaii, there are still questions about the lingering impact of that disaster…including the possibility of radiation reaching the islands.

That was the topic of a recent conference on Kauai…organized by Kauai Community College and the Surfrider Foundation.

HPR contributing reporter Joe Day spoke with several scientists at the conference—including marine biologist Doctor Carl Berg.

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  Three years ago today, a massive earthquake and tsunami rumbled through northern Japan. The natural disaster was made worse by the fact that it crippled a nuclear power plant. And even after three years, the region is far from recovery. HPR’s Bill Dorman has more in today’s Asia Minute.

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It’s been nearly three years since the nuclear disaster in Fukushima Japan. This week there’s been news of a fresh leak of radioactive water, and another grim reminder that the disaster is still claiming victims. HPR’s Bill Dorman has more in today’s Asia Minute.

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Workers for Tokyo Electric Power have successfully removed the first nuclear fuel rods from a cooling pool at the Fukushima nuclear plant in northern Japan. That word comes from the company—which is starting a process that will decades to complete. HPR’s Bill Dorman has more in today’s Asia Minute…

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It’s been nearly two and a half years since an earthquake and tsunami led to disaster at the Fukushima nuclear plant in northern Japan. This week, Japan’s government announced highly radioactive water has been leaking from the facility. It’s the latest indication the plant’s troubles are far from over. HPR’s Bill Dorman has more in today’s Asia Minute.