Japan’s nuclear disaster has pushed new debate and pause on global nuclear power development, but few nations are canceling projects. Photo: AP Images The Chinese government has called for a revision of nuclear plant safety standards as the country continues its push to develop 80 gigawatts of capacity by 2020. Related Links: Life After Fukushima Beyond the Nuclear Nightmare: Quake Takes a Daunting Toll Citing concerns over Fukushima Daiichi, China called for a timeout March 16 in developing the world’s largest nuclear fleet (see chart) to revise safety standards. The announcement could affect four AP 1000-design units being built by
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