Tepco finally admits nuke crisis avoidable | The Japan Times Online


Tepco finally admits nuke crisis avoidable | The Japan Times Online.

While It’s about time.  While the earthquake and tsunami were very powerful, their magnitudes and impacts were far from unpredictable or unavoidable. The fact that no-one died from the earthquake (I think I’m right?) indicates that the engineering and construction of everything from houses to factories was basically sound and capable is withstanding very high loads.  Putting generators seaward with little protection and no backup  was avoidable. 

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