BEING in Japan when the Fukushima disaster struck is an experience Sellafield Ltd’s Alex Walsh will never forget. Mr Walsh – head of the company’s Risley offices – was in Japan on a fact-finding trip for the Nuclear Industry Association (NIA) at the time in March 2011. But even he had reason to question the future of nuclear power six years ago as he sat in a shaken and battered Tokyo, having watched another near catastrophe unfold elsewhere in the country. He said: “Things were looking really good for the nuclear industry at the time.
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