June 20, 2015

Document shows TEPCO recognized risk of huge tsunami at Fukushima plant in 2008

Tokyo Electric Power Co. in 2008 recognized the “indispensable” need for countermeasures against a towering tsunami at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant, but it ended up doing nothing, an internal document showed.

The document was disclosed on June 18 by TEPCO, operator of the Fukushima plant, at the request of its shareholders who have filed a lawsuit against the utility's executives. Read more.

Asahi Shimbun

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