The Chicago Tribune, 30 March 2011
Publié le :
31 mars 2011
"Reporting from Tokyo The chairman of the utility that runs the crippled Fukushima
power plant on Wednesday said the facility's four tsunami
-battered reactors would have to be scrapped, and he apologized to the Japanese public for the nuclear disaster.
"Tsunehisa Katsumata, chairman of the Tokyo Electric Power Co.
, expressed his deep remorse for the accident at Fukushima in northern Japan
, including explosions, the release of radiation and contamination of crops and tap water. Although Katsumata referred only to scrapping reactors No. 1 through 4, government officials and other experts have been saying for more than a week that the entire complex, including the less problematic reactors 5 and 6, eventually would have to be decommissioned."