"NUCLEAR MELTDOWN" AIRS MAY 18TH AND MAY 22ND ON CNBC
(ALL TIMES ARE IN ET)
In 2011, a magnitude 8.9 earthquake hit Japan’s northeast coast followed by a mega tsunami. The country suffered widespread devastation. And in the aftermath of the disaster, nuclear reactors in Fukushima began to disintegrate, one exploded and the Japanese Government announced a “nuclear emergency.”
With 20% of all nuclear reactors built in earthquake zones, can nuclear power ever be truly safe? Nuclear Meltdown details the unfolding disaster at Fukushima. We find out exactly how it happened and why.
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