05 May '12, 6pm

Japan Shuts Down Nuclear Power On Children's Day | Care2 Causes

Japan Shuts Down Nuclear Power On Children's Day | Care2 Causes

Hundreds of people today marched through Tokyo waving fish-shaped banners , a symbol of the anti-nuclear movement, to celebrate what they hope will be the end of nuclear power in Japan, as the country powers down the last of its 50 nuclear reactors. By a nice coincidence, May 5 is also Children’s Day in Japan, a festival that has been celebrated since ancient times. Until last year’s earthquake and tsunami triggered radiation leaks at Tokyo Electric Power’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, Japan was the world’s third-biggest user of atomic energy. All 50 Nuclear Reactors Shut Off No plant shut off for maintenance since the earthquake and tsunami in March of last year has been turned back on. But many in the government are enthusiastic about restarting them, worried about the country’s increased reliance on oil and gas. Before the crisis last year and new restrictions passe...

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