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 The Big One certainly hit Japan—a double whammy ultra powerful earthquake followed by humongous tidal waves. Everyone in the U.S. wrings their hands over the possibility of a similar situation here—red flags go up in the face of recently reviving plans to expand nuclear power. The relatively good news in Japan is that Greater Tokyo and other major urban population centers were spared direct hits from earthquake damage. It’s bad enough that probably 20,000 lives were lost, but it could have been much worse given the off the charts size of the quake.

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