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PRI's Environmental News Magazine

Japan at the Edge of Nuclear Disaster

Published: August 11, 2012


By Jessica Ilyse Smith


A map showing epicenter of earthquake and positions of nuclear power plants. (Photo: Wikipedia Creative Commons)


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In an March 16th interview with LOE's Steve Curwood and Bruce Gellerman, Arjun Makhijani says there's some progress but the situation in Japan is still dangerous.

As the Japanese step-up their evacuation efforts, the Chinese and Europeans are backpedaling on nuclear expansion plans. Arjun Makhijani, President of the Institute for Energy and Environmental Research, says that the U.S. needs a nuclear timeout as well.

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