17 Sep '12, 4am

Japanese Nucelar Power: Since last year's accident at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant the country's co...

Japanese Nucelar Power: Since last year's accident at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant the country's co...

Since last year's accident at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant the country's commercial nuclear power plants have been undergoing safety inspections. This posed a major question to many Japanese people: Have nuclear or not have nuclear. Japan on Friday said it planned to phase out nuclear power over three decades in an apparent bow to public pressure after last year's Fukushima disaster, the worst atomic accident in a generation. Tokyo's ambitious goal would see the nation work to cut its use of nuclear energy to zero by 2040, permanently shutting down a stable of reactors that once supplied resource-poor Japan with about one-third of its energy. This is a 30 year plan as opposed to many European nations that are trying to do in ten years.

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