New Fukushima Report: “Devil’s Chain Reaction” Could Wipe Out Tokyo

By: Tuesday February 28, 2012 4:43 pm

A new independent report on the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear disaster reveals that Japan’s Prime Minister Naoto Kan feared events following the March 11, 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami would require the evacuation of Tokyo.

 

Japanese Nuclear Plant Operator Missed Key Equipment Inspections, CEO Ducks Spotlight

By: Monday March 21, 2011 8:45 am

Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) missed required deadlines to inspect key equipment that failed after the massive earthquake and tsunami hit the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, according to Reuters. A separate Reuters report also points out that the TEPCO CEO has virtually disappeared from public appearances or statements. These reports fit perfectly with TEPCO’s history of previous scandals that have led to the resignations of high-level managers in the past.

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