FUKUSHIMA NUCLEAR ACCIDENT WAS PREVENTABLE AND THE EFFECTS THEREOF COULD HAVE BEENMINIMIZED, AS CONCLUDED BY THE JAPANESE ‘PARLIAMENTARY COMMITTEE FOR NUCLEAR ACCIDENT INDEPENDENT INVESTIGATION’ IN ITS TODAY’S REPORT !
THE FUKUSHIMA NUCLEAR ACCIDENT WAS A ‘MAN MADE DISASTER’,THE REPORT CONCLUDED!
‘TSUNAMI’ WAS NOT THE ONLY CAUSE AND IN FACT,HAD THE OPERATING AUTHORITY BEEFED UP THE SAFETY MEASURES,TSUNAMI WOULD NEVER HAVE HAD ANY BIG IMPACT!
THE COMPANY THAT WAS OPERATING NUCLEAR PLANT AT FUKUSHIMA,
THE ‘TOKYO ELECTRIC POWER CO.’ or ‘Tepco’
was the biggest culprit as it had ignored ‘SAFETY MEASURES REQUIRED FOR NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS’ Which was recommended by THE REGULATORY COMMISSION authenticated by the government!
Instead, Tepko always cared for benefit and had compromised the Saftey Issues and was doing cost-cutting measures!
THE REGULATORY BODY DIDN’T DO ANY FOLLOW-UP ACTION !
IN FACT,THERE WAS SERIOUS LAPSES IN THE LINE OF COMMUNICATION BETWEEN THE PRIME-MINISTER’S OFFICE, THE REGULATORY BODY,TEPCO. .!
Tepco was almost bankrupt n was unable to compensate the losses.IT HAS BEEN NATIONALISED LATER ON!
The Report is very much critical of the government of the day and the then Primier,NAOTO KAN,whom the report lambasted for not doing enough and timely action post the WORST NUCLEAR DISASTER IN LAST 25 YEARS !
The Report criticized the very NEXUS or COLLUSION BETWEEN THE GOVERNMENT,TEPKO AND REGULATING BODY FOR BETRAYING NATION’S SAFETY!
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