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Official pushed pronuke stance via The Japan Times

A senior government official in charge of nuclear policy planning on Friday admitted pressing the Japan Atomic Energy Commission last year over continuing to generate nuclear power. Industry minister Yukio Edano, who oversees the country’s energy policy, expressed regret over … Continue reading

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AP Interview: Japanese official who outlined worst nuclear scenario blames plant’s design via Washington Post

TOKYO — The government official who outlined Japan’s worst-case scenario for the unfolding nuclear disaster last March defended how his study, warning that millions of people might have to flee, was kept secret. Authorities would have had as much as … Continue reading

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