Japan Fukushima Disaster: Probe Finds Response Failed

Posted by Trish Riley, December 28, 2011


Japan’s response to the nuclear crisis that followed the March 11 tsunami was confused and riddled with problems, including an erroneous assumption an emergency cooling system was working and a delay in disclosing dangerous radiation leaks, a report revealed Monday.

The disturbing picture of harried and bumbling workers and government officials scrambling to respond to the problems at Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant was depicted in the report detailing a government investigation.

via Japan Fukushima Disaster: Probe Finds Response Failed.