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Fukushima's Legacy Hits Well Outside of Japan

Posted: Mar. 6th, 2013  |  By Michael Pearse
Green Citizens' Action Alliance

Resistance abounds at a Taipei rally organized against the continued construction of a nuclear power plant in New Taipei City. The protest specifically calls upon the Premier to forestall the project by rejecting an additional budget, a move inspired by a steadfast opposition to even the possibility of a Fukushima-like disaster and the inherent danger of nuclear power.

About 50 people holding flags reading “No nukes, No more Fukushima” stood at the gate of the Executive Yuan in an anti-nuclear demonstration yesterday, calling on Premier Jiang Yi-huah (江宜樺) to reject a proposal to pass an additional budget for the construction of the Fourth Nuclear Power Plant.


The safety of the yet-to-be-completed plant in New Taipei City’s (新北市) Gongliao District (貢寮) has become the topic of heated controversy.


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