Fukushima governor unhappy with Abe's disaster anniversary speech

Mar 14, 2017

Fukushima governor unhappy with Abe's disaster anniversary speech

Fukushima Gov. Masao Uchibori signaled his displeasure with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's failure to refer directly to the nuclear crisis during a speech at Saturday's government-sponsored memorial ceremony for the March 2011 disaster. "I felt at odds (with his speech) as a Fukushima resident," Uchibori ...

Aug 24, 2013

Strong oversight of Tepco needed

The discovery that about 300 tons of highly radioactive water have leaked from a tank at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant reminds us how far the nuclear crisis is from ending.

May 13, 2013

Renewable energy policy

The nuclear power plant problems at Fukushima remind us that one potentially positive effect of the Tohoku disaster was a rethink of Japan's energy policy.