- Fukushima Nuclear Crisis Update for November 22nd –November 28th, 2011
This week, lawyers for Tokyo Electric Power (TEPCO) argued that “radioactive materials (such as cesium) that scattered and fell from the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant belong to individual landowners there, not TEPCO.” The utility was trying to defend itself in court proceedings after owners of a golf course near the crippled plant charged that they could not continue operations because of safety risks to employees. In November, grass samples on the course measured 235,000 Bq/kg of cesium; radioactive strontium was measured at 98 Bq/kg. The court rejected TEPCO’s claim, but said that cleanup should be the responsibility of local municipalities, not the utility. Lawyers are appealing the decision, but experts say that if the ruling stands, local governments may be bankrupted by decontamination costs.
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