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Japan / Earthquake and Tsunami / Nuclear Plant #998808

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 01, 2011
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Tokyo: Robert Bazell) The status of the Fukushima nuclear plant that was damaged by the earthquake and tsunami in Japan 3 months ago updated; details given about criticism from the U.N. of the Japanese government’s preparedness, the work to control the heat from the melted fuel rods, the spread of radiation, and the group of retired engineers and scientists who offered to help fix the plant. [IAEA Mike WEIGHTMAN†- says you have to look around your country and design things to withstand those hazards.] [Retired engineer Yasuteru YAMADA††- says we have to fix the plant.] [Japanese House of Councillors Hiroe MAKIYAMA†- praises the retirees.]

Williams, Brian;
Bazell, Robert

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