Top Japan Official: Not appropriate to say Fukushima nuclear disaster is contained

Published: February 19th, 2013 at 10:37 am ET
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Title: Not Appropriate to Say Japan N-Accident Contained: Minister
Source: Jiji Press
Date: Feb. 19 2013
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Not Appropriate to Say Japan N-Accident Contained: Minister

It is not appropriate to say that the nuclear accident at Tokyo Electric Power Co.’s <9501> Fukushima No.1 power plant has been contained, industry minister Toshimitsu Motegi said Tuesday.

“The word, ‘end,’ is inappropriate because many tasks remain unresolved,” Motegi told a House of Councillors Budget Committee meeting, speaking of a declaration of the end of the accident that was issued by the previous government. [...]

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