Top Nuclear Official: Japan In ‘Desperate, Seemingly Endless Battle With Radiation’ – ‘Seemingly Infinite Damage To The Daily Life Of Residents’

Top Nuclear Official: Japan in “desperate, seemingly endless battle with radiation” — “Seemingly infinite damage to the daily life of residents” (ENENews, Nov 12, 2012):

Title: Accident at the Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Stations of TEPCO
Source: Proceedings of the Japan Academy, Series B; Vol. 88 (2012) No. 9 p. 471-484
Author: Shunichi Tanaka, Chairman Japan’s Nuclear Regulation Authority
Date: Nov. 9, 2012

Shunichi Tanaka

The severe accident that broke out at Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power stations on March 11, 2011, caused seemingly infinite damage to the daily life of residents. Serious and widespread contamination of the environment occurred due to radioactive materials discharged from nuclear power stations (NPSs). […]

The accident has seriously contaminated the environment, such as houses, farmland, forests and seacoasts, resulting in significant radiation exposure to residents. After one year, there seems to be no concrete program to recover from the damage to the environment and to nuclear power applications, while the nation is forced to struggle with a desperate, seemingly endless battle with radiation. […]

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