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Are We On the Brink of Burying Nuke Power Forever? via Reader Supported News

By Harvey Wasserman, Reader Supported News
16 June 11

his may be the moment history has turned definitively against atomic energy.

To be sure: we are still required to fight hard to bury reactor loan guarantees in the United States. There are parallel struggles in China, Indian, England, France and South Korea.

The great fear is that until every single reactor on this planet is shut, none of us is really safe from another radioactive horror show.

Thus the moment is clearly marked at Fukushima by three reactors and a radioactive fuel pool still untamed after three months, with the horrific potential to do far more apocalyptic damage than we’ve seen even to date.

That image includes Japanese school children being issued Geiger counters to carry with them 24/7.

And Fukushima’s radiation raining down on the United States, with links to reports of a heightened infant death rate in Seattle.

 

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