Fukushima trial ends in not guilty verdict

The only criminal prosecution stemming from the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster has ended in not guilty verdicts, in a blow to families displaced by the meltdown, as the fallout promises to haunt northern Japan for decades to come.

Hanford contractor, employee appeal $8.1M jury award

RICHLAND, Wash. (AP) - A Hanford Nuclear Reservation contractor and one of its employees are appealing the $8.1 million verdict a jury awarded to a former manager.The Tri-City Herald reports that attorneys for Mission Support Alliance and manager Steve Young have filed a notice of appeal to the Washington State Court of Appeals.