Fukushima report points finger at TEPCO and regulators

Japan’s nuclear regulator and the Fukushima power plant’s operator have been criticised for buying into the “myth” of nuclear safety in a new report. According to the Japanese government panel appointed to look into the nuclear disaster at the Fukushima Dai-ichi plant in 2011, Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) and the regulator didn’t plan for […]

We need to talk more during a nuclear crisis, say regulators

Countries around the world need to talk more in times of nuclear crisis, according to a group of nuclear regulators who met last week. They said the triple meltdown at Japan’s Fukushima nuclear power plant last year highlighted the need to boost communications. Senior officials from nuclear regulatory organisations and stakeholders from 25 countries and […]