Japan greenlights ‘perilous’ cleanup at Fukushima’s Reactor 4

Fukushima sign

Removal of 1,300 spent fuel rods deemed "humankind's most dangerous moment since Cuban Missile Crisis" Regulators with Japan's Nuclear Regulation Authority gave the final OK Wednesday for the operator of the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant to begin to remove the 1300 spent fuel rods from the badly damaged Unit 4 pool, thus initiating a decommissioning process which anti-nuclear … [Read more...]

Like Japan, let’s junk new nukes

No Nukes

Japan will build no new nuclear reactors. Their decision delivers a huge body blow to the global nuclear industry, and could mark a major turning point in the future of energy. As Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan said about his country, We need to start from scratch… and do more to promote renewables. Wind power alone could---and now probably will---replace 40 nukes in Japan. The United States … [Read more...]