Fukushima Probe Highlights Regulator in Response Failure

Fukushima Probe Highlights Regulator in Response Failure

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Workers in protective suits and masks work at the crippled Tokyo Electric Power Co. (Tepco) Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear power station in Okuma Town, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan. Tepco has battled explosions, aftershocks, equipment breakdowns and leaks of contaminated water as it sought to bring the reactors under control by pouring water to keep melted fuel rods cool.