Three Years After the Fukushima Nuclear Meltdown

12:16 minutes

Three years ago, half of the six reactors at the Fukushima Daichii power plant suffered a tsunami-induced meltdown. Eliza Strickland, associate editor of IEEE Spectrum, discusses the ongoing clean-up effort and how the disaster has affected the outlook on nuclear energy.

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Eliza Strickland

Eliza Strickland is associate editor at IEEE Spectrum in New York, New York.

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