This Comment examines the aftermath of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster, and its impact on American and Japanese nuclear energy policies. The second section of this Comment provides a brief history of the United States’ nuclear energy policy, describes U.S. nuclear policy in response to the Fukushima disaster, and offers recommendations for U.S. nuclear policy in the future. Section three provides a brief history of Japanese nuclear energy policy, describes Japanese nuclear policy in the wake of Fukushima, and offers recommendations for Japanese nuclear policy in the future. Section four concludes with a synopsis of American and Japanese nuclear energy policies and makes a prediction for these countries’ policies in the future.
Recommended CitationDaniel A. Dorfman, The Changing Perspectives of U.S and Japanese Nuclear Energy Policies in the Aftermath of the Fukushima Daiichi Disaster, 30 Pace Envtl. L. Rev. 255 (2012)
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