“Talks delayed on Tepco redress body” via the Japan Times Online

The government has delayed finalizing a redress plan to help Tokyo Electric Power Co. compensate victims of the Fukushima nuclear crisis.

Prime Minister Naoto Kan had initially hoped to conclude the plan Thursday. However, it ran into opposition from a group of lawmakers from his ruling Democratic Party of Japan, who urged the government to reduce Tepco’s liability on the grounds that the nuclear accident was caused by the March 11 earthquake and tsunami.

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