Tuesday, December 04, 2012

What is Happening with Nukes in Japan? By Geniusofdespair

It has been almost 2 years since the melt-down in Fukushima. Wanted to get an update. This article came out yesterday in the Financial Times:

This year has seen the emergence of vocal public opposition to nuclear power, seemingly absent in the shock-filled months after the March 2011 earthquake, tsunami and meltdowns at Fukushima Daiichi power plant.

Over the summer, the small, scattered street protests of a year ago morphed into crowded weekly demonstrations outside the prime minister’s residence. By September, the government of Yoshihiko Noda, prime minister, had bowed to pressure and declared its intention to close down Japan’s nuclear industry by the end of the 2030s – a radical shift for a country that had produced 30 per cent of its electricity from atomic plants before Fukushima.

And stupid Florida is going in the OPPOSITE direction, we are expanding nukes at Turkey Point

Attend this meeting:
Public Meeting with FPL and the U.S. Nuclear Regulation Committee
Friday, Dec.7  |  Marriott Dadeland, Salon I and II  |  9:30a.m.-1:00p.m.

No comments: