Japan Restarts Its First Nuclear Reactor Since Fukushima
Japan restarted its first nuclear reactor since the Fukushima disaster in 2011, but is it safe?By Jake Godin | August 11, 2015
Japan is restarting one of its nuclear power plants. But why? (Video via Tokyo Electric Power Company)
Japan turned on the number one reactor at its Sendai nuclear power plant on Tuesday — the first since it shut down all of its reactors following the Fukushima disaster in 2011.
Tens of thousands of people were forced to evacuate the Fukushima area after an earthquake and tsunami caused the ill-prepared plant to melt down.