Japan Minister wants to scrap nuclear power

Japan Minister wants to scrap nuclear power

Japan’s newly appointed environment minister has said he wants to “scrap” nuclear power plants, warning of the need to avoid a repeat of the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster.

The comments from Shinjiro Koizumi, a rising political star and son of former Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi, are his first on the controversial issue since he was named in a cabinet reshuffle Wednesday.

Speaking late Wednesday night, he appeared to echo his father’s post-Fukushima anti-nuclear stance.

“I would like to think about how we can scrap it, not how to retain it,” he told reporters when asked about the government’s plans for nuclear power.

“We’ll be finished if we let (a nuclear accident) occur twice in one country. We never know when we’ll have an earthquake,” he added, without specifying further.

Source / More : nuclearpowerdaily.com

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