Protest events scheduled in other U.S. cities, Japan P.M. Noda gives re-start OK to earthquake-threatened reactors
CHICAGO—There is an old saying in Japan that “The nail that sticks up gets hammered down.” On Friday, safe-energy advocates in Chicago and around the world stood in solidarity with 10,000 angry and defiant Japanese nails, and protested outside of the Chicago Japanese Consulate against Japan’s plans to re-start two reactors at the Ohi nuclear power station, in Fukui Prefecture in Western Japan. The event was scheduled to coincide with massive rallies against the re-start taking place in Japan Friday. Other events are planned throughout the U.S. through Monday.
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