Japan tragedy revives nuclear power debate

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March 18, 2011, 12:53 a.m. | Ukraine | Politics — by Peter Byrne

Many plans are now under review or being suspended in the wake of the disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear complex in Japan, the March 11 earthquake and tsunami that threatens the plant’s reactors with a radioactive meltdown.
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As Japan struggles to contain the worst nuclear power disaster since Ukraine’s Chornobyl in 1986, debate over the safety of the energy source is flaring again.
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