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A catastrophic tsunami – caused by an undersea earthquake with a 9.0 magnitude – destroyed the coast of Japan. Almost 16,000 were killed by the resulting flash floods, with thousands more injured or missing. The devastating earthquake and tsunami caused a meltdown at the Fukushima nuclear power plant. (Photo credit by Noboru Hashimoto/AFP/Getty Images)

San Francisco Fukushima Protest Marks Japan Earthquake Anniversary

Bay Area residents were marking the third anniversary of the Fukushima nuclear accident Tuesday with events including a protest outside the Japanese consulate in San Francisco – one of many planned at consulates across the United States.

03/11/2014

The Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant in northeast Japan on Tuesday, March 15, 2011. (Credit: DigitalGlobe)

Internet Postings Stoke Bay Area Fears Of Nuclear Radiation Fallout From Japan Fukushima Disaster

The fears of fallout from the Japan’s Fukushima nuclear plan disaster are spiraling on the Internet and in the Bay Area.

01/31/2014

Lawrence Livermore Lab. (CBS)

37 Anti-Nuclear Weapons Protesters Arrested At Livermore Lab

Thirty-seven protesters were arrested outside the Lawrence Livermore Laboratory during an annual Good Friday demonstration against the lab’s involvement in developing nuclear weapons.

03/29/2013

Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant. (County of San Luis Obispo)

Proposed Ballot Measure Would Shut California Nuclear Plants

The proposed Nuclear Waste Act of 2012 would require that no nuclear power be generated until the federal government can permanently dispose of high-level nuclear waste.

11/23/2011

World's Worst Nuclear Accidents

Phil Matier: Repealing The Nuclear Free Berkeley Act

KCBS and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier looks at the longstanding Nuclear Free Berkeley Act.

10/10/2011

(CBS)

Good Question: What Is The Latest On Japanese Nuclear Plants?

It has been five months since a powerful earthquake and tsunami devastated Japan, which also led to a crisis at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant. In this Good Question: What is the latest condition of Japanese nuclear facilities?

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–08/12/2011

Radiation symbol

Protestors Voice Nuclear Power Concerns To CPUC In San Francisco

Those opposed to nuclear power turned out to share their views with the Public Utilities Commission in San Francisco on Thursday.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–04/14/2011

The Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant in northeast Japan on Tuesday, March 15, 2011. (Credit: DigitalGlobe)

Gaps In California Radiation Monitoring Revealed

In California, home to two seaside nuclear plants located close to earthquake fault lines, federal officials said four of the 11 stationary monitors were offline for repairs or maintenance last week.

CBS San Francisco–03/25/2011

World's Worst Nuclear Accidents

California Nuclear Safety Examined Following Japan Quake

State lawmakers sought answers at a hearing Monday in Sacramento. They also heard about tsunami damage in California from the March 11 earthquake off Japan’s coast.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–03/21/2011

Japan nuclear reactor

Miniscule Radiation Fallout Reaches California

The first radioactive fallout from Japan’s crippled nuclear plant reached California early Friday, but the readings indicate levels far below those that could endanger people.

CBS San Francisco–03/18/2011

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