nuclear power http://www.kplu.org en Japan's meltdown and the future of nuclear power http://www.kplu.org/post/japans-meltdown-and-future-nuclear-power <p>There&#39;s no end in sight to Japan&#39;s nuclear crisis. More radioactive water is leaking from Japan&#39;s crippled nuclear complex, and traces of plutonium have been detected in soil outside the plant. Tokyo Electric Power says the amount is small and isn&#39;t a danger to public health.</p><p>Our technology commentator, <a href="http://stratnews.com/">Strategic News Service</a> publisher Mark Anderson, is keeping a close eye on the situation in Japan. He tells KPLU&#39;s Dave Meyer it&#39;s like watching a train wreck in slow motion, and this crisis is a major setback for the future of nuclear power.</p><p> Tue, 29 Mar 2011 10:31:07 +0000 Dave Meyer & Mark Anderson 1085 at http://www.kplu.org Japan's meltdown and the future of nuclear power