Japan sets sail into potential nuclear disaster

Cross, Michael
November 1991
New Scientist;11/9/91, Vol. 132 Issue 1794, p16
Reports that Japan is emerging as a threat to worldwide disarmament according to speakers at a conference near Tokyo in September 1991. Concern over news that Japan is moving towards a plutonium economy; Schedule for Japan's processing plant at Rokkasho to start extracting plutonium by 1997; Japanese authorities' claim that plutonium will reduce the country's dependence on uranium.


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