Sunday, July 14, 2013

Nuke Dude Dead

Masao Yoshida, nuclear engineer, died of cancer this week in Japan. He was chief of Fukushima Dai'ichi nuclear plant during the March 2011 explosions & meltdown. He remained based onsite, organizing Tokyo Electric Power Company's response to the disaster and monitoring the leakage of radioactivity into the surrounding air, ground and sea.

TEPCO has not acknowledged responsibility for Yoshida's collapsed health.

Yoshida was 58 years old.   吉田昌郎 ・ 元東電原発所長が死去