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Inside Fukushima and Preventing Future Disasters

It's been exactly a year and a day since Japan's devastating earthquake and tsunami. So, in addition to all the lives lost and communities swept away in northeastern Japan, it's also been almost a year since the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant was damaged to the point that several of its...

Implications from the Fukushima nuclear plant situation

I am a nuclear engineer. I spent my first ten years at GE Nuclear Energy in San Jose. I worked on the generic versions of Fukushima 1, 2, and 6 and also worked specifically on Fukushima 2.