Title: Transcripts Show U.S. Confusion Early in Japan Nuclear Crisis
Author: Matthew L Wald
Date: Feb 21, 2012
[...] the [Nuclear Regulatory Commission] released a cache of transcripts of internal conference calls beginning hours after the earthquake. [...]
“This government has got tremendous, tremendous, I mean, unfathomable challenges,” said another official, Charles Casto, the deputy administrator for the N.R.C. region that covers the western United States.
Speaking from Tokyo, he predicted that rising levels of radioactivity might stop airliners from coming to Tokyo. (This did not happen.) [...]
Read the report here
Published: February 22nd, 2012 at 3:04 am ET