Japan: Nuclear plant clean up to take decades, Al Jazeera English, Dec. 21, 2011:
[...] Doubts also linger about whether the cold shutdown announcement was too hasty, and whether the reactors and their contamination have really been contained.
“The Japanese government admits that they do not have enough technology for the plan,” said Kazuo Hizumi, a human rights lawyer and an editor at News for the People in Japan, a news site advocating for transparency from the government and from TEPCO.
He told Al Jazeera that people are bewildered at the 40-year forecast and have repeatedly called for the arrest of TEPCO executives.
“I am worried we cannot get enough information from the government and TEPCO, because they stopped the regular press conference held when the government declared cold shutdown … was achieved.” [...]
Published: December 21st, 2011 at 7:12 pm ET