Fukushima a 'profoundly man-made disaster' says official report:
"The ... Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant accident was the result of collusion between the government, the regulators and Tepco, and the lack of governance by said parties," the panel said in an English summary of a 641-page report.
Regulators, it said, had been were reluctant to adopt global safety standards that could have helped prevent the disaster in which reactors melted down, spewing radiation and forcing about 150,000 people from their homes, many of whom will never return.
"Across the board, the Commission found ignorance and arrogance unforgivable for anyone or any organisation that deals with nuclear power. We found a disregard for global trends and a disregard for public safety," the panel said.WE NEED NUCLEAR POWER. WE MUSTN'T LET LEFTIST LUDDITES SLOWDOWN THE CONSTRUCTION OF NEW PLANTS.