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Saturday 10 September 2011

54 nuclear reactors speckling the coast

Contamination 6 months after the double whammy that hit Japan. It won't go away.

Food contamination from the nuclear plant is a big worry, besides affecting a lot of farmers’ businesses. Yet perhaps there’s good news too. Rice harvested this year in the Fukushima Prefecture went on sale this month, with farmers reassuring customers that it’s free from contamination...

I've been in contact with Yuri, an AP journalist and she has produced a very thoughtful and interesting despatch on this subject. There's no real alternative to nuclear energy for Japan. Here's the link to Yuri’s story:

You can also gain further insight by reading Charlie Whipple's blog at

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