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Fukushima plant chief rapped gov’t for not sharing sense of crisis via Kyodo News International (Global Post)

The late chief of the disaster-hit Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant criticized politicians in his testimony, saying they completely failed to grasp the dire situation that workers faced at the height of the crisis, and that they only brought about further … Continue reading

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Nuke regulation inadequate, admits sacked NISA chief via The Japan Times online

The Fukushima No. 1 atomic plant crisis showed regulations are inadequate, sacked Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency chief Nobuaki Terasaka said, but he insisted he did his best to deal with the world’s worst nuclear accident in 25 years. Continue … Continue reading

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Clash over restarting Tomari nuclear reactor averted via The Japan Times online

SAPPORO — The industry ministry narrowly avoided clashing with Hokkaido over restarting commercial operations of a Tomari nuclear power plant reactor by opting to await Gov. Harumi Takahashi’s consent. After the No. 3 reactor cleared the final test to check … Continue reading

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