JAPAN'S nuclear twilight zone

  title={JAPAN'S nuclear twilight zone},
  author={Shaun Burnie and A. Smith},
  journal={Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists},
  pages={58 - 62}
F OR DECADES, jAPAN'S NUCLEAR ENERGY policy has been based on the idea that it would eventually use plutonium. Now, as plutonium stocks pile up, it is clear that japan has no way to use it all. Nothing has gone right for japan's plutonium advocates. Accidents, cover-ups, cost overruns, and serious delays have squelched ambitions for widespread plutonium use. While the use of plutonium in japan is still relatively minimal, the amount of separated japanese plutonium stockpiled in japan, Britain… Expand