Thursday, May 31, 2012

Japanese Panel Questions Kan and Edano But No New Info on Tepco's Plan to Evacuate Plant Altogether in March of 2011


The Mainichi: Editorial: Diet panel's questioning on gov't response to nuclear accident lacked focus
http://mainichi.jp/english/english/perspectives/news/20120529p2a00m0na009000c.html

[Excerpt] "A special investigative panel on the disaster at the tsunami-hit Fukushima No. 1 Nuclear Power Plant set up in the Diet has questioned Naoto Kan and Yukio Edano, who were prime minister and chief Cabinet secretary, respectively, when the crisis broke out....

...None of the investigative panels has got to the bottom of allegations that TEPCO had planned to withdraw all workers from the Fukushima No. 1 plant immediately after the accident even though 14 months have passed since the outbreak of the crisis...."

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