Photo Gallery: Resisting a Nuclear Comeback
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Photo Gallery: Resisting a Nuclear Comeback

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Fukushima's Legacy What Future Does Nuclear Power Have in Japan?

Almost a year after the Fukushima disaster, 52 of Japan's 54 nuclear power plants have been shut down. The reactor explosion destroyed the population's trust in nuclear energy. But the atomic lobby -- and the country's industrial needs -- could block a possible phase-out.
Translated from the German by Paul Cohen