TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s nuclear watchdog formally approved a set of new safety requirements for atomic power plants on Wednesday, paving the way for the reopening of facilities shut down since the Fukushima disaster in a move critics charged was too hasty.
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GRANTS, N.M. (AP) — Federal officials need to either move the waste from an abandoned uranium mill near Milan or relocate the owners of about 75 nearby homes, western New Mexico residents told a top U.S. Environmental Protection Agency official on Tuesday.
GUJAR KHAN, Pakistan (AP) — A woman named Rehana Yasmin struggles to keep her sick 2-year-old granddaughter cool in a sweltering hospital where working air conditioners are rare and electric fans are idle for much of the day.
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Bangladeshi garment factories are routinely built without consulting engineers. Many are located in commercial or residential buildings not designed to withstand the stress of heavy manufacturing. Some add illegal extra floors atop support columns too weak to hold them, according to a survey of scores of factories by an engineering university that was shown to The Associated Press.