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    Posted March 11, 2012 by
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    Japan one year later: What’s changed?

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    Remember Fukushima


    One year ago today the worst nuclear accident in history took place after the devastating earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan.


    The people of Japan are a resilient people, but losing 25,000 to the tsunami and the evacuation of tens of thousands more after the nuke accident is not easy to bounce back from.


    The people of Fukushima are very untrusting of their government since the accident. They believe they are being lied to. They don't trust that their food is safe or that their children are being adequately protected from the effects of radiation.


    Recent reports of safety risks at many of our nuke plants here in the US raise serious concerns about the threat we face here of a nuclear accident. Many feel it's not a matter of if, but when. Well, it already happened at Three Mile Island. Anyone who tells you that no one was hurt by that accident should go there and ask the people who live nearby. You may get a different view than what the government or those in the industry will tell you.


    Nukes are not the answer to solving our energy problems. Those who are concerned with the costs of energy should be on board with me, unless you support subsidizing this very expensive and dangerous means of energy production.


    May the people of Japan continue to heal from the tragedy of that day one year ago. Let us all learn from their suffering.


    Never again.


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