October 18, 2012

Abandoning Nuclear Power Bad for Japan

Shinji Fukukawa, Japan Times

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Roughly a year and a half after the Great East Japan Earthquake, the Japanese government at a Cabinet meeting on Sept. 19 adopted its basic policy on new energy and environment strategies crafted as a response to the Fukushima No. 1 Nuclear Power Plant accident. The government had initially intended to give Cabinet endorsement to the "Innovative Energy and Environment Strategy" adopted earlier by Cabinet ministers concerned, which called for ending nuclear power plant operations by the end of 2030s.

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