2 nuclear safety panel members got 7.1 mil. yen donation from industry


  • 2 nuclear safety panel members got 7.1 mil. yen donation from industry

    The head of the Nuclear Safety Commission of Japan and a member of the government panel received donations totaling 7.1 million yen from the atomic power industry before assuming duties at the watchdog, the two said Monday.

    Haruki Madarame, a former University of Tokyo professor who became the commission chief in April 2010, said he received 4 million yen over four years through 2009 from Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd., a major manufacturer of nuclear power reactors.

    Source: english.kyodonews.jp