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Prosecutors Start Criminal Probe Into Fukushima Nuclear Accident via Bloomberg

Fukushima prosecutors began a criminal investigation into last year’s nuclear-plant accident after more than 1,300 residents filed a complaint against executives of Tokyo Electric Power Co. including former Chairman Tsunehisa Katsumata. The Fukushima City prosecutor yesterday accepted the complaint and … Continue reading

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AEC chairman: major change needed in reprocessing nuclear fuel via Asahi Shimbun

Japan may be facing the possibility of not being able to reprocess all of the spent nuclear fuel from its nuclear reactors, according to Shunsuke Kondo, chairman of the Japan Atomic Energy Commission. “If there is a move toward reducing … 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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