Skip to comments.Former Fukushima nuclear plant boss dies of cancer
Posted on 07/09/2013 3:36:11 PM PDT by autumnraine
Masao Yoshida, 58, was at the Japanese power station on March 11, 2011, when towering waves swamped cooling systems and sparked meltdowns that released plumes of radiation.
Yoshida led the subsequent effort to get the crippled complex under control, as workers battled frequent aftershocks to try to prevent the disaster worsening.
Government contingency plans revealed after the event showed how scientists feared a chain reaction if Fukushima spiralled out of control, a scenario that could have seen other nuclear plants engulfed and would have meant evacuating Tokyo. *************************
"He died of oesophagal cancer at 11:32am today at a Tokyo hospital," said a spokesman for plant operator Tokyo Electric Power (TEPCO).
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there will be more of that not to mention the radiation spread to the west coast of the US.
Well since this cancer takes 5-10 years to develop I kinda doubt the accident was a factor.
That's what I though, but then how long has he been working there?
Esophageal cancer is usually a metastatic colony of liver and/or lung cancer, and base on what this guy went through in the long days following the big quake I would have to say it is very likely his longevity, shall we say, was highly affected by those conditions.
Japan simply needs to restart it's working reactors, if it wants to survive its on-going economic crisis, and Fukushima is NOT contained, nor is it likely to be contained for quite some time. The technology is still being ground out, but that mother of all invention, "necessity."
Since you apparently know all about it, why don't you share the story with us? I've studied the official version pretty carefully and would like to like to be enlightened.
This website has a lot about it:
See the link in post #8. Scary stuff.
Now you know you can choke and die eating a banana that gets stuck in your esophagus. All kidding aside, bad news. He was one of the good guys. He made the decision to start pouring saltwater into the reactors when Tepco and the Nuclear Pimps still thought they could salvage them. If they had not done that, a even larger section of Japan would be off limits right now.
Sure would be nice if the environmentalists let them build modern reactors instead of relying on 30-50 yr old designs.
Asians = smokers
Why is that site called “Energy News” when it should be called “Bad News About Energy”?
Lou Gehrig played for the Yankees for 17 years.
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Lou Gehrig died of ALS.
Therefore, Yankee Stadium causes ALS
Esophageal cancer is almost never a metastasis from another site. Most if not all arise de novo in the esophagus