Time for a moratorium on new nuclear reactors, license extensions.
Robert Singleton, an anti-nuclear activist and writer, is calling for a moratorium on new nuclear reactors, license extensions. Robert is a member of Solar Si Nuclear No in Austin, Texas. Click here to read Robert’s blog.
As of today, several countries have announced intentions to review their nuclear power policies as a result of the unfolding drama in Japan.
- India announced a review of all nuclear reactors in the country in view of the Japanese radiation leak. India has 20 nuclear power plants, mostly located along the coast.
- Germany’s coalition government has suspended an agreement prolonging the life of the nation’s nuclear power stations, Chancellor Angela Merkel said.
- The Swiss government suspended plans to replace and build new nuclear plants pending a review of the two hydrogen explosions at Japanese plants.