Published on May 29th, 2012 | by Zachary Shahan2
Did Fukushima Just Increase the Inevitable Decline of Nuclear Power?
In the great Earth Policy Institute post below, via sister site sustainablog, J. Matthew Roney takes a look at how the nuclear industry was declining even going into Fukushima, and why the industry could have a hard time competing in the coming years. Take a look:
Fukushima Meltdown Hastens Decline of Nuclear Power (via sustainablog)
By J. Matthew Roney On May 5, 2012, Japan shut down its Tomari 3 nuclear reactor on the northern island of Hokkaido for inspection, marking the first time in over 40 years that the country had not a single nuclear power plant generating electricity. The March 2011 earthquake, tsunami, and subsequent…