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Thursday, 21 November 2013

TEPCO head says Fukushima meltdown should serve as warning about nuclear safety?!?!?!

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TEPCO head says Fukushima meltdown should serve as warning about nuclear safety
Some may call it ironic coming from him and his company, but Tokyo Electric Power Co (TEPCO) President Naomi Hirose had some pretty strong opinions about nuclear safety, which he shared with British newspaper The Guardian. He said the lessons they learned from the 2011 meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi plant and its subsequent ongoing clean-up should serve as a warning to the world that nuclear energy is not fully safe.
He admits that all the different problems facing the Fukushima plant now, including radiated water leakage, contamination issues and delays to the decontamination process, are the company’s fault. He says that when he took over as president in 2012, all their investigations and reports show that they could have and should have avoided the “catastrophic accident.” Now they are willing to share their experience with other nuclear operators around the world to avoid any similar incident elsewhere.
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WTF?!

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