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March 14th, 2011
10:00 AM ET

Rep. Markey calls for moratorium on new U.S. nuclear plants

In the wake of the 8.9 magnitude earthquake in Japan, Rep. Ed Markey (D-MA) is calling for a moratorium on new nuclear facilities in the United States.

American Morning's Kiran Chetry talks to Rep. Markey about the disaster in Japan and nuclear plans in the U.S.

Filed under: Japan Earthquake • Security • U.S. • World
March 14th, 2011
09:48 AM ET

Japan officials work to cool reactor after overnight explosion

Officials in Japan are working to contain any potential dangers after an explosion occurred overnight at a nuclear facility.

CNN Contributor and International Security Analyst Jim Walsh talks to Christine Romans on American Morning.

Filed under: Japan Earthquake • World