The Earthquake That Screamed “No Nukes!”

By HARVEY WASSERMAN

The massive earthquake that shook Japan this week nearly killed millions in a nuclear apocalypse.

It also produced one of the most terrifying sentences ever buried in a newspaper. As reported deep in the New York Times, the Tokyo Electric Company has admitted that “the force of the shaking caused by the earthquake had exceeded the design limits of the reactors, suggesting that the plant’s builders had underestimated the strength of possible earthquakes in the region.”

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Published in: on July 21, 2007 at 4:47 pm  Leave a Comment  

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