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Masao Yoshida, Nuclear Engineer and Chief at Fukushima Plant, Dies at 58 via The New York Times

TOKYO — Masao Yoshida, a nuclear engineer who took charge of the Fukushima Daiichi power plant two years ago as multiple reactors spiraled out of control after a tsunami, but who ultimately failed to prevent the world’s worst nuclear disaster … Continue reading

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No. 1 plant’s ex-chief has esophageal cancer, utility says via The Japan Times Online

Masao Yoshida, the former head of the Fukushima No. 1 plant, has esophageal cancer, Tokyo Electric Power Co. said Friday. The cumulative amount of radiation Yoshida, 56, was exposed to since the nuclear crisis started in March was 70 millisieverts, … Continue reading

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