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‘Criminal event’ at Fukushima calls for deeper investigation via RT

An inquiry into the Fukushima disaster has revealed the plant operators failed to respond properly to the situation. Christopher Busby, an expert with the European Committee on Radiation Risks thinks the investigation “has not gone far enough.” He calls the … Continue reading

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Fukushima Probe Highlights Nuclear Regulator via Bloomberg

When engineering professor Yotaro Hatamura took the job of heading the independent investigation into the Fukushima disaster, he said he was looking for lessons rather than culprits. He may have changed his mind. In a 507-page report published yesterday after … Continue reading

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Fukushima accident: disaster response failed – report via BBC News

A lack of preparedness for a disaster and failures in the response to it exacerbated the effects of the nuclear accident at Japan’s Fukushima plant in March, a new report says. The government-commissioned study said plant operators and regulators had … Continue reading

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