A court in Japan has ruled for the first time that the government and the operator of the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant were responsible for failing to takemeasures against the March 11, 2011, quake-triggered tsunami that killed thousands of people.
The ruling by the Maebashi District Court was the first to recognizeby the state and Tokyo Electric Power Co. Holdings Inc. It said the tsunami was and the nuclear disaster was avoidable. (The Japan Times)
The Japan Times ST: March 31, 2017