Japan: After tsunami, nation may exit atomic age

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March 11, 2012
Christian Science Monitor    
Posted in News, PND News

"They don't come much greener than Michio Sato. A science professor at Fukushima University, he has put windmills on his office roof to power his lights and runs his car on biofuel he makes himself. But even he is conflicted about the value of nuclear energy. ... That dilemma is troubling everyone here, from ordinary citizens to cabinet ministers, as the country's nuclear plants go off-line one by one in the wake of the earthquake and subsequent tsunami that hit the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant on March 11, 2011, causing three reactors to leak radiation." (03/11/12)



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