Wednesday, July 18, 2007

Japan nuke plant leak worse than thought

Update Japan accepts IAEA inspectors after quake troubles魚拓
"We made a mistake in calculating the amount that leaked into the ocean," the company said in a statement. Spokesman Jun Oshima said the amount was still "one-billionth of Japan's legal limit."魚拓

"To be honest, it's a mess," said company President Tsunehisa Katsumata, but he insisted fears of radioactive contamination were unfounded.

Your assurance will not settle the concern among people.
Speaking in Malaysia, IAEA chief Mohamed ElBaradei offered help from his U.N. watchdog agency.

"I would hope, and I trust, that Japan would be fully transparent in its investigation of that accident," he said. "The agency would be ready to join Japan through an international team in reviewing that accident and drawing the necessary lessons."

Let the third party review the accident.

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