The U.S. Northern Command has sent a planning team with expertise in hazardous material and medical and logistical support to Japan to determine what assistance the United States can provide in the nuclear reactor crisis.
The earthquake that struck off the coast of Japan last week changed the world, literally. How has the world changed? That’s a Good Question.
Get information about the resources you can use to help following the earthquake, tsunami and nuclear crisis in Japan.
CBS4’s Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida takes a closer look at radiation fears from Japan and why Potassium Iodide may not provide the protection some people seek.
Much of Japan’s industry is shut down because of damage from the earthquake, tsunami and nuclear crisis. Those impacts are starting to be felt in the United States.
Japanese nuclear reactors are continuing to leak radiation. In fact, radiation has been detected as far out as 100 to 200 miles out to sea from Japan. Can that radiation make it to the United States?
DENVER (AP) – U.S. emergency agencies constantly rehearse for a disaster like the one unfolding in Japan, and American first responders will learn from the experience of their Japanese counterparts, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano […]
A nuclear energy expert in Colorado believes a full meltdown is unlikely at any of the troubled reactors in Japan’s hard-hit quake zone.
The tsunami that hit Japan also hits close to home as several people in Colorado have family in Japan.
Put simply, does Japan’s status as one of the strongest economies of the world, and the owner of a significant portion of America’s debt, change the way we approach the inevitable post-recovery phase of this record breaking disaster?