Japanese Emperor Akihito Statement
Emperor Akihito, in his first public statement since Japan’s March 11, 2011, earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear disaster, expressed his condolences to the Japanese people from the Imperial Palace. In his remarks he said the death toll continues to rise and addressed concerns about nuclear power plants. He further said that the government was working hard and expressed gratitude to emergency workers. close
Gregory Jaczko at the House Energy and Commerce Subcmte
Gregory Jaczko testified before the House Energy and Power Subcommittee about safety measures in U.S. nuclear plants…
Japan Nuclear Plant Crisis
President Obama made a statement about the nuclear power plant accident in Japan. He said that the U.S. called on…
President Obama at Japanese Embassy
President Obama signed a condolence book at the Japanese Embassy for victims of the March 11 earthquake and tsunami.
Senator Mary Landrieu on Japanese Earthquake Relief
Senator Landrieu (D-LA) spoke about disaster relief for Japan following a devastating earthquake and tsunami.