Skip to comments.Panel: Gov't Meddling Added To Japan Nuclear Crisis
Posted on 06/11/2012 8:13:01 AM PDT by Still Thinking
TOKYO (AP) -- A panel investigating Japan's nuclear disaster said Saturday that the ex-prime minister and his aides caused confusion at the height of last year's crisis by heavily interfering in the damaged and leaking plant's operation.
Shuya Nomura, a member of the parliamentary panel, said that Naoto Kan's aides made numerous calls to the Fukushima Dai-ichi plant, often asking basic questions and distracting workers, thus causing more confusion.
They did not follow the official line of communication -- through the regulator, the Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency -- under the country's nuclear disaster management law, he said.
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Probably because they didn’t believe what they were being told by the “regulator”.