Tagged: fukushima nuclear reactor
Japan's nuclear disaster should serve as a wake-up call for the United States.
New data reveals enormous amounts of radioactivity stored in vulnerable spent nuclear fuel pools, many of the the same type that contributed to the Fukushima nuclear disaster.
We ought to end this whole nuclear business right now.
The Vermont Yankee nuke plant is the same vintage and make as Japan's crippled reactors.
A recent government decision callously put thousands of kids in harm's way.
Wishful thinking about energy generation has apparently induced both temporary blindness and long-term amnesia.
Officially, Fukushima is now in the same class of accident as Chernobyl.
In nuclear energy, as in economics and security issues, Japan has engaged in some seriously risky business.
The immediate danger of Fukushima may pass, but nuclear energy remains risky.
Whether you support nuclear power or not, subsidizing and thereby artificially lessening the nuclear power industry's financial risks is just plain fiscally irresponsible.