• Hamburg, Germany


I agree with the July 24 letter from the Marumori-machi, Miyagi, man, “Open letter to nuclear experts,” who evacuated his wife and children from their home near the stricken Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant. I would like to recommend a very interesting article on how Tokyo Electric Power Co. has betrayed the population of Fukushima Prefecture by not telling the truth about the exorbitantly high amount of radiation released during the first 10 days after the March 11 earthquake-tsunami.

Here is the link to that article from The Asia-Pacific Journal: http://japanfocus.org/events/view/100#

I’ve been fighting the nuclear power industry for more than 30 years. The profit-oriented criminals who made millions of dollars without even figuring out how to deal with the waste from atomic energy now are bringing the government to trial to try to extract the money they expect to lose as a result of the government-ordered shutdowns of nuclear power plants.

The opinions expressed in this letter to the editor are the writer’s own and do not necessarily reflect the policies of The Japan Times.

thomas thielemann

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