It doesn't take much to agitate the defenders of the official orthodoxy.
The owners didn't build fire escapes. They'd locked the doors on the upper floors "to prevent theft," trapping workers in the flames.
Yamada said this disaster requires mobilizing international expertise along with an international inspection team.
For those who continue to argue that nuclear energy is both feasible and safe, protesters may have a new, compelling argument: "Tell that to the butterflies."
Wambugu Wa Nyingi, Paolo Muoka Nzili, and Jane Muthoni Mara are among tens of thousands of Kenyans who were sent to concentration camps.
On June 19, 1,450 barrels of crude oil spilled from a pumping station on a pipeline operated by the Enbridge company.
Two weeks ago, a pipeline leak in coastal Mexico sent oil gushing into Coatzacoalcos River.
Last month, oil magnate Royal Dutch Shell had an industrial accident, which asent one to two million gallons of oil straight into the ocen off the coast of Nigeria.
75 miles off the coast of the Niger delta, up to 40,000 barrels of crude oil were spilled, poisoning the water.
On September 12, an explosion at Marcoule, a nuclear facility in southern France, killed one person and injured four.