Thursday, November 24, 2011

TEPCO: Radiation Doesn't Belong to Us

TEPCO: Radioactive substances belong to landowners, not us. 11/24

[Excerpted] "During court proceedings concerning a radioactive golf course, Tokyo Electric Power Co. stunned lawyers by saying the utility was not responsible for decontamination because it no longer "owned" the radioactive substances.

“Radioactive materials (such as cesium) that scattered and fell from the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant belong to individual landowners there, not TEPCO,” the utility said..."

Read the entire article linked above.

This is an unbelievable story and the author, Tomohiro Iwata, and the Asahi Shimbun should be applauded for reporting it.

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