Japan Restarts Nuclear Reactors

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda ordered the restart of two idle nuclear reactors Saturday amid widespread public opposition, more than a year after a powerful earthquake and tsunami triggered three nuclear meltdowns at the Fukushima Dai-ichi Power Plant, and halted all 50 reactors in Japan. The decision to reactivate the Ohi reactors in western Japan, marks the first time the government has turned nuclear power back on, since the Fukushima accident, the worst nuclear disaster since...Full Story
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