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Errors Cast Doubt on Japan’s Cleanup of Nuclear Accident Site via The New York Times

NARAHA, Japan — In this small farming town in the evacuation zone surrounding the stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, small armies of workers in surgical masks and rubber gloves are busily scraping off radioactive topsoil in a desperate attempt … Continue reading

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Investigators fault nuclear culture via the Japan Times

The failure of utilities and nuclear regulatory authorities to prepare for monster tsunami and other crises, made obvious by last year’s catastrophe at the Fukushima No. 1 power plant, was the result of a Japanese institutional problem that blurred where … Continue reading

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【Japan Times Editorial】Obsession With Nuclear Safety Myth via Reader Supported News

“Because the government and the power utilities, including Tepco, were biased by the safety myth, thinking they would never ever face such a serious accident, they were unable to realize that such a crisis could occur in reality. This appears … Continue reading

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Fukushima probes leave questions via The Japan Times

The final report handed in Monday by the government panel appointed to investigate the Fukushima nuclear disaster wraps up the work of the three major probes, but many questions remain unanswered. Key among them is whether the 9.0-magnitude Great East … Continue reading

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Fukushima and the Nuclear Pushers via Reader Supported News

he conclusion of a report of a Japanese parliamentary panel issued last week that the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant disaster was rooted in government-industry “collusion” and thus was “man-made” is mirrored throughout the world. The “regulatory capture” cited by … Continue reading

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