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Since March 2011, toxic nuclear waste has been spreading to the Pacific Ocean from Japan’s Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Plant when it was hit by an earthquake and tsunami.
The Campus Activities Board and International Student Organization held a Japan relief event Tuesday in Sneaky Park to raise money for those in need.
The meltdown at the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear Reactor in Fukushima, Japan has brought more devastation to a country already recovering from an earthquake and tsunami.
In the wake of the disaster in Japan it has become evident that many people lack sufficient knowledge about nuclear power. For instance when people hear the word “meltdown” on the news they picture a disaster of Chernobyl proportions instead of what is actually happened at Japan’s Fukushima Dai-ichi power plant.