Japan Foreign Minister Calls for Another Nuclear Plant Shutdown

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The Japanese Prime Minister has asked for inspections and protections against another nuclear disaster and in doing so, told the electric company they should shut another nuclear plant down. 

The Hamaoka nuclear plant should be shut down according to CNN, until earthquake and tsunami protections can be built.

The plant — on the Pacific coast in Omaezaki, southwest of Tokyo — is vulnerable and could produce “grave damage to Japan” similar to the problems at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant that was damaged in the magnitude-9.0 earthquake and subsequent tsunami in March, Prime Minister Naoto Kan said, according to CNN this morning.

Yea, someone has learned that we need to take steps of caution and protect Japan and its neighbors, which means the world because of the recent problems.  We all must be rethinking our positions on this method to provide electricity.

For years scientists have looked at geothermal producing electricity, wind, solar, and other methods under consideration as well.  Japan has suffered from the ineptitude of some of the inspectors at the Fukushima Daiichi  plant, and the whole island country that has paid the price.  We can not overlook anything this serious in the future.

Our rain water in the U.S., our milk in California and Washington state have tested with higher levels of radiation since the disaster.  Is the U.S. watching and learning from Japan?


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  1. Bill Reeder says:

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