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Japan backpedals on "no nukes" policy

Posted: September 21, 2012 |   Comments

Last week, Japan surprised the world by announcing that it plans to abandon atomic energy completely by the 2030s. But now in an abrupt turnaround, the Japanese Cabinet appears to bebackpedaling on that decision, dropping any mention of the 2030s deadline in its approval of Japan's new energy policy.

The turnaround comes after a meeting Tuesday of the national strategic council, a government advisory panel that includes private sector members who are opposed to Japan's new zero-nuclear goal. Two of those in attendance at the meeting included the president of the Japanese Trade Union Confederation, Nobuaki Koga, who questioned the government plan to scrap nuclear power, and Yasuchika Hasegawa, Chairman of the Japan Association of Corporate Executives, who called the no-nuke ambition "strange."

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