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Japan nuclear agency chief regrets lenient crisis management approach

Source(s):  Mainichi Newspapers Co., Ltd., the - Mainichi Daily news, the

Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency Director General Hiroyuki Fukano said the government's disaster preparations "had been insufficient in many ways," reports the Mainichi Daily News. "As we had taken much time to assess quake resistance, we had lagged in taking anti-tsunami measures," he said.

"If we had taken a realistic approach, we could have made a difference in training, human resources development and the plant operator's preparedness," he said.

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  • Publication date 16 Sep 2011

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