Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Peter Thomson, UM alum, discusses environmental journalism

By Chris Shores

October 6, 2011

When a March 11 earthquake set off a meltdown at the Fukushima I Nuclear Power Plant in Japan, it was Peter Thomson’s job to assemble coverage for a radio show that was airing that afternoon. “The nuclear power plants [were] melting down. Suddenly I [had] to figure...