Japan's Quake and Tsunami

Japan to Build Frozen Wall to Stop Radioactive Water Leaks at Fukushima

Sept. 3, 2013

Japan announced plans to build a frozen wall around the damaged Fukushima power plant in an attempt to stop radioactive leaks, amid news that water used to cool nuclear reactors has been leaking into groundwater. Tom Clarke of Independent Television News reports on the government's efforts to step in and stop the contamination.

Six Telling Figures from Japan's Leaking Fukushima Nuclear Plant

Aug. 8, 2013

On Thursday's PBS NewsHour, we'll explore the problem of contaminated water leaking from Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant. In the meantime, here are some numbers to consider.