Posts tagged disaster
Japanese government regulators, [the Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency] and the operators of the tsunami-stricken Fukushima nuclear power plant, [Tokyo Electric Power (TEPCO)] did not take precautionary measures in anticipation that a severe nuclear disaster could be caused by a tsunami such as the one that hit the nuclear power plant facility.
Razuyoshi Sato, a councilman has long opposed the nuclear industry, an unpopular stance in a city where many people were employed at the Daiichi plant, suspected that the farmer Mrs. Kiyoko Okoshi’s fears were founded.
In a rare televised speech of Emperor Akihito to the Japanese people, he felt ‘deeply worried’ about the ongoing nuclear crisis and he asked for people to act with compassion, ‘to overcome these difficult times.’
The technological breakthrough that has brought us into this modern world where sweet success has been made possible despite strings of failure we are facing.