Government officials and industry experts are questioning the safety of nuclear power after the explosions at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in Japan. But India, China, and France are all standing by nuclear power.
The Japanese government has expanded the evacuation zone surrounding the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant after several explosions. The fires, triggered by the earthquake, have caused a surge in potentially toxic radiation.
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