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Nepal disaster should make Tokyo relook reactor plans

Friday, May 1, 2015 - 05:50
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SET TO RESTART: A Kyushu Electric employee in front of reactor buildings at the company's Sendai nuclear power plant in Satsumasendai, Kagoshima prefecture. NRA last September ruled that plans to restart two units at Sendai "met new regulatory requirements".

ONE of the most shocking things about the massive earthquake in Nepal (apart obviously from the deaths of thousands) is the fact that it was able to trigger an avalanche on the mighty Mount Everest. If an earthquake can "move mountains" of that size, what can it not do?

What indeed? The