HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — An official says hundreds of villagers in central Vietnam blocked traffic on the country’s main artery for hours to protest pollution from a coal-fired thermo power plant. Local official Nguyen Thanh Sang in Binh Thuan province said Thursday that the villagers threw rocks, bricks and gasoline
BEIJING (AP) — Thousands of Chinese have been gathering in the streets of a town in the southwestern province of Sichuan, demanding to know what has caused a bad smell in the air and asking authorities to shut down polluting factories.
TOKYO (AP) — A court has issued an injunction ordering two nuclear reactors in western Japan to stay offline, rejecting regulators’ safety approval for the facility ahead of their planned restart later this year.
TOKYO (AP) — An International Whaling Commission (IWC) panel says Japan’s revised plan for research whaling in the Antarctic still lacks a convincing explanation of why it needs to kill the mammals.
TOKYO (AP) — The operator of the wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant says the first robot sent inside one of melted reactors stalled before finishing its work but it collected data that indicates a path to send robots deeper into the reactor is intact.
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