Worker at Fukushima on 3/11: You’d expect there’d be some emergency lighting that comes on, but there wasn’t a one — Pitch black (1hr AUDIO)

Published: March 11th, 2012 at 2:36 pm ET
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Particles: Nuclear Power After Fukushima
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March 9, 2012

Alex speaks with Carl Pillitteri, an American nuclear technician who was working inside Fukushima Daiichi when the earthquake and tsunami hit. A Burn exclusive interview.

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Published: March 11th, 2012 at 2:36 pm ET
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8 comments to Worker at Fukushima on 3/11: You’d expect there’d be some emergency lighting that comes on, but there wasn’t a one — Pitch black (1hr AUDIO)

  • That is appalling! It is reminiscent of when steamships did not have lifeboats.

  • eatliesndie eatliesndie

    wow…….no lights. no small oversight. Add it to the extensive list.

    • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar anne

      The cell phones didn't work either because they couldn't be recharged.

      • dka

        and the wireless communications where all down all over East and North of Japan from the earthquake anyway. They where down for many hours, almost a half or a full day I can't remember.

  • dosdos dosdos

    Rechargeable LED flashlights that turn on when power fails, runs forever. $5 a pop.

    • dka

      Nuclear industry can't afford these things it seems, or it is pathologically incapable to do the minimum for public safety.
      Either way, it is so dangerously impotent that it must be removed from earth ASAP.

  • StillJill StillJill

    dka,…"Nuclear industry can't afford these things it seems, or it is pathologically incapable to do the minimum for public safety."

    Right,…they want all the coins to go into their pockets,…not out.