TEPCO executives won’t be charged over Fukushima nuclear disaster

TEPCO executives won’t face charges over Fukushima disaster, Japan prosecutors say ABC News 23 jan 15 Japanese prosecutors say three former Tokyo Electric Power Co (TEPCO) executives will not be charged over their handling of the 2011 Fukushima disaster, setting up a possible showdown with a rarely used citizen’s panel that could still force an indictment………

Public waiting for someone to be held accountable

A parliamentary report has said the Fukushima disaster was man-made, caused by Japan’s culture of “reflexive obedience”, but no one has been punished criminally.

There is a growing perception publicly that cosy ties between government, regulators and nuclear operators have insulated executives of plant operator TEPCO……..http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-01-22/prosecutors-say-fukushima-execs-wont-face-charges/6037244

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