“Japan Nuclear Crisis Raises Doubts In France” via NPR

The nuclear crisis in Japan is also raising questions in France. The country gets nearly 80 percent of its electricity from nuclear power. That makes it the most nuclear-energy-dependent nation in the world.

And until now, nuclear power had broad public support in France. Eleanor Beardsley reports.

Unidentified Woman #1: (Speaking foreign language).

ELEANOR BEARDSLEY: Since the earthquake and tsunami that damaged the Fukushima Dai-ichi plant, the French public has watched in disbelief as frightening scenes of the destroyed reactor fill the nightly news.

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