Authorities in Philadelphia are investigating several reports of an explosion that took place a little before 10 p.m. Friday evening.
Earlier this week, Honda Motor Company warned U.S. dealers that it will run short of popular models like the Civic because of parts shortages caused by Japan’s March 11th earthquake.
Toyota says its manufacturing operations won’t be back to normal until the end of this year, because of last month’s devastating earthquake and tsunami in Japan.
Dr. Uli Rodeck, professor of dermatology and radiation oncology at Thomas Jefferson Univeristy Hospital, has received a federal grant to test several drugs that would treat radiation exposure.
Linda Hasunuma, an assistant professor of government at Franklin and Marshall College, says it could take take a long time for life in Japan to return to normal.
There is high anxiety in Japan over the safety of their water and food supplies, amid the prolonged nuclear power plant crisis.
Radiation protection expert compares radiation on cars to dust on a desk.
Temple University is making plans to evacuate all of its American students in Japan who would like to leave.
The nuclear disaster unfolding in Japan is bringing back bad memories for some of the people involved in a similar accident 32 years ago, at Three Mile Island, in central Pennsylvania.
Temple University is taking steps to evacuate students from its Temple University Japan location. The main campus is working with International SOS to arrange a chartered flight to Hong Kong for some time on Saturday.
“Just in the last three days we’ve had two very generous corporate donations,” a local Red Cross spokesman told KYW Newsradio on Tuesday.
What does the nuclear power plant crisis in Japan mean for Hawaii, the west coast of the US mainland, and the rest of us in the United States?
The nuclear power plant crisis in Japan has raised concerns about an envisioned new nuclear plant on the Salem County site where three nuclear plant already operate.
Auto manufacturing in Japan is nearly at a standstill. Even those plants that weren’t damaged have been shut temporarily because of rolling black-outs and the concentrated effort on helping the devastated areas.
The Limerick nuclear power plant in Montgomery County will get a closer look from government regulators to see whether it’s at risk from seismic activity.