03 Apr '11, 12am

"the press was under a blanket order not to run any alarming news, the facts be damned"

"the press was under a blanket order not to run any alarming news, the facts be damned"

The Fukushima meltdown in Japan was no surprise. As reported here , Wikileaks has revealed that the Japanese government was warned about it three years ago. A 2008 cable from the American embassy in Tokyo says that a strong earthquake would pose a “serious problem” for Japan’s nuclear power stations. The official in the cable said that Japan’s nuclear safety guidelines were dangerously out of date, as they had only been “revised three times in the last 35 years.” The wire states that the International Atomic Energy official told a meeting of the G8’s Nuclear Safety and Security Group in Tokyo in 2008 that Japan’s safety guidelines were outdated. Japan, however, ignored the warning. Indeed, we have evidence that the Japanese government covered up any problems. According to reports , one reporter is quoted saying: “Back in 1996 amid a reactor accident in Ibaraki province, th...

Full article: http://www.temasekreview.com/2011/04/03/wikileaks-the-fuk...

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