Tag Archives: Japan nuclear disaster

Harvey Wasserman: The crisis at Fukushima’s Unit 4 demands a global take-over

September 23, 2013

Harvey Wasserman, Secretary of Energy

We are now within two months of what may be humankind’s most dangerous moment since the Cuban Missile Crisis. There is no excuse for not acting. All the resources we can muster must be focused on the fuel pool at Fukushima Unit 4.

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Nuclear Nightmare: Ralph Nader comments on crisis in Japan, and nuclear energy in the US

from Nader.org

Nuclear Nightmare
by Ralph Nader

The unfolding multiple nuclear reactor catastrophe in Japan is prompting overdue attention to the 104 nuclear plants in the United States—many of them aging, many of them near earthquake faults, some on the west coast exposed to potential tsunamis.

Nuclear power plants boil water to produce steam to turn turbines that generate electricity.… Read more ...