Hirohiko Izumida Quotes

TEPCO is guilty of institutionalized lying…. TEPCO knew on March 12 that fuel had melted down, but they continued to lie for almost 2 months. They haven’t made an accounting of the past. We first have to determine why they lied.

 
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TEPCO was the Japanese Corporation that operated the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant that so badly hurt Japan. The company was not candid and forthcoming during the disaster and in the aftermath. The governor would not allow TEPCO to restart other reactor in his province until they adopted a new policy of candor and truthfulness.

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Hirohiko Izumida is a Japanese politician and the governor of Niigata Prefecture since October 25, 2004.

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