Closing Ranks: The NRC, the Nuclear Industry, and TEPCo. Are Limiting the Flow of Information

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  1. whoosh

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    The lack of information in Japan at this stage is amazing:
    - We get some meaningless aggregates of radioactivity but no breakdown which would help understand what exactly is happening.
    - We hear about the "fight" to stop the "leak" to the sea but nothing about the pool at reactor number 4. We can only guess that it is so radioactive that nobody is anywhere close to this area and if that is true then we can only hope for the best knowing that something nasty can happen any time.

    All this lack of information is intended not to frighten the population. This is understandable but it may well prove extremely counter-productive during the next "event".

    What we need to know is: What are the possible events and their probability? What should be done to avoid them but also more ominously what to do in the not so unlikely event that something happens.
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