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Nuclear Japan to Phase out All Reactors by 2040
2012-09-17 09:40:27

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Since 1945, the Japanese people have been haunted by the specter of radioactive fallout. Yet despite the disturbing memories of the two innocuously dubbed nuclear warheads Fat Man and Little Boy, the island nation has embraced the power of the atom and currently depends on nuclear reactors for 30 percent of its total energy needs. However, Japan´s nuclear-sensitive psyche was rocked last year by the series of catastrophes at the...


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