Japan Nuclear Crisis May Spur Use Of Safer Reactors

03/17/2011 01:30 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • DAWN KAWAMOTO Daily Finance

As people in the earthquake-tsunami disaster zone north of Tokyo either flee or hunker down in response to the fear of radiation being released from the area's crippled nuclear reactors, nations across the globe are taking the crisis as a sign that it's time to get more aggressive in their development of passively safe nuclear power plants.

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