03 Mar '12, 5pm

"Rebel Farmers" Feed Cows Condemned To Death After Fukushima | Care2 Causes

"Rebel Farmers" Feed Cows Condemned To Death After Fukushima | Care2 Causes

March 11, 2012, will be the one-year anniversary of the Fukushima disaster . Almost a year ago, nearly 20,000 people in northeastern Japan died in a 9.0 magnitude earthquake and tsunami that led to multiple meltdowns at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. To say that public confidence in the country’s nuclear program has fallen is an understatement. Just on Saturday, the week before the one-year anniversary, Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda said that the government “shared the blame” for the disaster and that government officials had indeed been “blinded by a false belief in the country’s technological infallibility” and “too steeped in a safety myth.” The massive accident turned 930 square miles of land into a “no go zone” and displaced 80,000 residents living within 20 kilometers of the Fukushima district from their homes. “Rebel Farmers” Feed Contaminated Livestock ...

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