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LDP executive: Abandoning nuclear energy would cause ‘intolerable pain’ via The Asahi Shimbun

Terminating nuclear energy now because of the Fukushima nuclear disaster would inflict unbearable suffering on future generations in Japan, an executive of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party said. “The world trend is to advance nuclear power generation,” Hiroyuki Hosoda, the … Continue reading

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Doubts cast over Japan nuclear phase-out via The Financial Times

It has only been a month since Japan declared that it would close down its nuclear industry by the end of the 2030s, but already a contentious plan to complete several partially built reactors is sowing doubts about the government’s … Continue reading

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In Japan, a Culture That Promotes Nuclear Dependency via The New York Times

KASHIMA, Japan — When the Shimane nuclear plant was first proposed here more than 40 years ago, this rural port town put up such fierce resistance that the plant’s would-be operator, Chugoku Electric, almost scrapped the project. Angry fishermen vowed … Continue reading

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