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Nuke agency likened radioactive fallout to ‘agitated wife’ via The Japan Times

The government entity in charge of nuclear research and development has dropped a page from its website after it triggered harsh criticism for comparing radioactive material with an “angry and agitated wife” quarrelling with her husband.

The Japan Atomic Energy Agency, an independent administrative institution located in Tokai, Ibaraki Prefecture, admitted it used the comparison on the page that is no longer accessible.

According to a stored image of the page, the agency says it intends to provide easy-to-understand information to people, especially to women, since “a social survey has shown that women have a lower level of understanding of and satisfaction with basic information concerning nuclear power.”

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