Former adviser says government worsened radiation exposure, DPA, June 11, 2011:
A former adviser to Prime Minister Naoto Kan accused the government of aggravating the radiation exposure of local residents during the nuclear crisis, news reports said Saturday.
Toshiso Kosako, professor of radiation safety at the University of Tokyo’s graduate school [...] said the government had delayed the release of forecasts on the spread of radiation compiled by the Nuclear Safety Technology Center’s computer system, Kyodo said, citing the April 27 report.
He urged the government to conduct an epidemiological study in Fukushima and neighboring prefectures as thyroid cancer was expected to develop among children. [...]
Published: June 11th, 2011 at 4:52 am ET