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Fukushima plant chief rapped gov’t for not sharing sense of crisis via Kyodo News International (Global Post)

The late chief of the disaster-hit Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant criticized politicians in his testimony, saying they completely failed to grasp the dire situation that workers faced at the height of the crisis, and that they only brought about further … Continue reading

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U.S. orders new safety upgrades at nuclear plants via CNN

Washington (CNN) — U.S. regulators are directing 31 nuclear reactors similar in design to the Fukushima Daiichi plant in Japan, where an earthquake and tsunami caused a meltdown two years ago, to take additional steps to help contain radiation and … Continue reading

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NRC briefed NISA on contingencies; Tepco in dark via The Japan Times Online

The Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency in 2006 and 2008 received briefings from the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission on its contingency guideline for handling nuclear plants in case of a terrorist attack, which may have included detailed procedures to lower … Continue reading

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