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LDP in Fukushima goes antinuke via The Japan Times online

FUKUSHIMA — The Fukushima prefectural chapter of the Liberal Democratic Party declared Sunday it will no longer promote nuclear power.

The LDP, which held power for most of the postwar period until it was defeated by the Democratic Party of Japan in the August 2009 general election, has been a long-time promoter of nuclear power.

“We will definitely not promote nuclear power generation in the future,” said the chapter’s policy platform for fiscal 2011 . The platform was adopted at its regular convention amid the crisis at the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant.

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