TEPCO VP: Possibly years before crisis ends

Published: March 28th, 2011 at 7:05 am ET
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Japan says high radiation due to partial meltdown after quake, Reuters, March 28, 2011:

… “I think maybe the situation is much more serious than we were led to believe,” said one expert, Najmedin Meshkati, of the University of Southern California, adding it may take weeks to stabilize the situation and the United Nations should step in.

“This is far beyond what one nation can handle – it needs to be bumped up to the U.N. Security Council. In my humble opinion, this is more important than the Libya no fly zone.” …

“Regrettably, we don’t have a concrete schedule at the moment to enable us to say in how many months or years (the crisis will be over),” TEPCO vice-president Sakae Muto said in the latest of round-the-clock briefings the company holds. …

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Published: March 28th, 2011 at 7:05 am ET
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