The Japanese government has ordered the Chubu Electric Power Co. to close its Hamaoko Nuclear Power Plant, which is located in Shizuoka Prefecture, some 200 kilometres (120 miles) southwest of Tokyo. The plant has been at the centre of long-running protests and safety warnings from experts: here.
The discovery of a faulty water gauge highlights the fact that engineers working to stabilise reactors at the Fukushima plant still do not know the full extent of the damage: here.
Japan nuclear plant hit by more problems: here.
How Twitter helped doctors during Japanese disaster: here.
Fukushima and green energy in China: here.
Britain: The government’s intention to abandon fossil fuels should fool no one, says Alan Simpson. What it’s really about is sneaking nuclear power in through the back door: here.
After Fukushima no one would finance a nuclear plant in a coastal area prone to earthquakes would they? They would: here.