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Living on Earth's Steve Curwood and Bruce Gellerman speak with Arjun Makhijani, President of the Institute for Energy and Environmental Research.Dr. Makhijani explains how the nuclear waste problem is key to the disaster. He also asks whether the earthquake damaged piping and pumps at the power station, making it impossible to control even if there had been enough back up power to run the cooling systems.