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Japan Earthquake shuts down Nuclear Energy Plants

Since we just talked about nuclear energy in our class, I thought you’d like to follow up with something current happening.  Japan’s earthquake (that hit today) has shut down 11 reactors with one not shutting down properly.  This will be a story for you to read and then watch over the next few days to see what happens Japan Earthquake Triggers Nuclear  Shutdown For safety, they have evacuated almost 3,000 residents around the plant due to this issue.

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