Tokyo tap water is again within acceptable drinking limits for infants, after briefly testing too radioactive. Meanwhile, three workers at the stricken Fukushima nuclear power plant were injured Thursday.
Japan’s nuclear agency raised its assessment of the nuclear crisis at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station from a level 4 to a level 5 on a 7-level international scale for nuclear accidents, matching an earlier assessment by France.
Airlines operating flights to Japan are balancing concerns about their ability to keep to their schedules, keep their crew safe from radiation, and avoid losing too much money.
The US today urged the evacuation of its citizens within a 50-mile radius of the Fukushima Daiishi nuclear power plant. This reporter has found a snow storm makes that a bit tricky.