J. Scott Peterson

Nuclear Energy Institute

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Senior vice president of communications for the Nuclear Energy Institute

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A year ago yesterday, Japan experienced multiple disasters: an earthquake, tsunami and the  meltdowns  of three nuclear reactors at the Fukishima-Daichi plant in the Northeastern part…

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A year ago yesterday, Japan experienced multiple disasters: an earthquake, tsunami and the meltdowns of three nuclear reactors at the Fukishima-Daichi plant in the Northeastern part…

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One year ago yesterday, Japan experienced a massive earthquake, devastating tsunami and the  meltdown  of the nuclear facility at Fukushima Daiichi nuclear reactor.  Nearly all of its…

Japan's March 11 Earthquake and the Future of Nuclear Energy

One year ago yesterday, Japan experienced a massive earthquake, devastating tsunami and the meltdown of the nuclear facility at Fukushima Daiichi nuclear reactor.  Nearly all of its…

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