Saturday, November 17, 2012

13,000 People File Second Mass Complaint Against Tepco

13,000 people file second mass complaint against TEPCO nov 16, 2012 by MASAKAZU HONDA/

[Excerpted] ...A group of 13,262 complainants from around Japan filed the paperwork with the Fukushima District Public Prosecutors Office on Nov. 15. The group argued that the government and TEPCO executives did not take adequate safety measures, even though they could foresee that a major earthquake could spawn a tsunami and cause severe nuclear accidents.

The complainants said this constituted professional negligence resulting in deaths and injuries, and violated Japan's environmental laws by emitting substances harmful to human health....

...this is the second mass complaint related to the accident, following a similar one filed in June by 1,324 residents in Fukushima Prefecture.....



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