Report: Japan’s Nuclear Scandals and the Fukushima Disaster

“I can find no escape from Fukushima Daiichi. Words I hoped never to read in a news report, like loss of coolant accident (LOCA), exposed core, hydrogen explosion: Here they are.”

Robert Socolow, 21 March 2011, ‘Reflections on Fukushima: A time to mourn, to learn, and to teach’, Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists.

“The Fukushima Daiichi accident is one of the most serious and complex disasters which human beings have ever had to deal with.”

−− International Atomic Energy Agency Director-General Yukiya Amano, 27 July 2011.

“I wish there wasn’t a nuclear plant.”

−− suicide note, cattle farmer, Fukushima Prefecture, June 2011.

Dr Jim Green has written an analysis of the scandals and coverups by TEPCO and the Japanese government’s complacency in the lead up to the Fukushima disaster,

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