Reaction to Japan Catastrophe Accident Triggers Nuclear Power Debate in Germany

The nuclear accident in Japan has sparked a discussion about atomic power in Germany, where a massive anti-nuclear protest was already planned for Saturday. A senior Green Party politician has said that some German plants are vulnerable to the same kind of failure as happened at Fukushima 1.
Anti-nuclear activists in Germany had already been planning a protest at the Neckarwestheim nuclear power plant in southwestern Germany for Saturday.

Anti-nuclear activists in Germany had already been planning a protest at the Neckarwestheim nuclear power plant in southwestern Germany for Saturday.

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-- with wire reports