Japan Earthquake


Toyota: North American Production Back To Normal

Toyota says its North American production is back to normal levels after a six-month slowdown following the March earthquake and tsunami in Japan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/13/2011

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Police Search For Suspect Who Stole Earthquake Donation Box

Waterford Township police are looking for a man suspected of stealing a donation box that was to be given to the victims of the Japan earthquake and tsunami.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/04/2011

Toyota Extends North American Production Cuts

Toyota is extending production cuts at its 13 North American factories into at least early June.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/20/2011


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CBS Detroit–03/31/2011

Dow Corning headquarters outside Midland

Dow Corning, Hemlock Semiconductor Donate To Japan Relief

Midland-based Dow Corning Corp. and Hemlock-based Hemlock Semiconductor Group are donating $200,000 to the American Red Cross to support the disaster relief effort. The Dow Corning Foundation will donate up to an additional $100,000 in an employee and retiree matching donation program.



UM Expert: Catastrophic Radiation Event Unlikely In Japan

While exposed spent fuel rods at the failing nuclear reactors in Japan pose new threats, the worst-case scenario would still be unlikely to expose the public to catastrophic amounts of radiation, says a University of Michigan nuclear engineering professor who is an expert on this particular kind of reactor.


Elderly people look at the extensive damages from the huge tsunami in Minamisoma, Fukushima Prefecture on March 12, 2011. (Photo: TORU YAMANAKA/Getty Images)

Consulate Helping Detroiters Contact Family In Japan

In the aftermath of what has been deemed the most powerful earthquake in Japan’s history, many Japanese Americans in Metro Detroit are frantically trying to reach loved ones in Japan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/12/2011

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Earthquake Aftermath: Nuclear Power Plants

Would nuclear power plants in Michigan withstand a disaster like the one in Japan?

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/12/2011