Jaczko recalls chaos of Fukushima early days

Mar 12, 2014

Jaczko recalls chaos of Fukushima early days

by Kazuaki Nagata

The central government and Tokyo Electric Power Co. fell into chaos when the triple meltdown crisis started at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant, and the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission also faced a tough crisis-management situation characterized by limited information and mounting pressure to ...

Mar 12, 2014

Radiation from stricken plant not reaching U.S. West Coast waters: NRC chief

Claims that radiation from the wrecked Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant is contaminating U.S. waters are “simply not correct,” Nuclear Regulatory Commission Chairwoman Allison Macfarlane said on the disaster’s third anniversary. Radioactive water hasn’t reached the coast and any Pacific Ocean samples with residue ...