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Fukushima: What Have We Learned?

By Bob Burnett

It’s been three years since the Fukushima nuclear disaster and the bad news continues. In December, it was widely reported that 51 U.S. sailors assigned to the nuclear carrier Ronald Reagan have incurred cancer, as a result of that vessel’s 2011 deployment to the area of the Fukushima reactor failure. The actual cleanup is painfully slow. What have we learned from the Fukushima disaster?

On March 11, 2011, Japan experienced a 9.0 earthquake. The six nuclear plants at Fukushima Daiichi — about 136 miles north of Tokyo — survived the quake but were swamped …read more

Source: Huffington Post Green