Friday, July 15, 2011

Widening scandal at nuclear company

Friday, July 15, 2011
12 July 2011 last update at 09: 49 GMT
the Kyushu E-mail scandal sparked protests last week put dozens of workers at Japan's Kyushu electric company as citizens and lobbying be reopened for a power plant says an internal investigation.
A whistleblower revealed last week that about 50 workers back up after a televised debate Genkai plant restart a plan of the Kyushu E-mails had sent.

But the company internal investigation has found that more than 100 people may have been involved in.

Two-thirds of Japan are 54 reactors since the 11 March earthquake in idle.

9.0 Magnitude tremors, and the massive tsunami destroyed the Fukushima Daiichi plant triggers, and sparked a review of the nuclear industry of the country.

All nuclear power plants, which have been concluded for routine inspections were ordered, remain closed until its security could be guaranteed.

The plant in Genkai, in the South, was one of the first plants once again be opened to.

But the Government announcement last week a more stringent tests on the company thwarted attempts to have restarted reactors across the Board.

Popularity slump

The E-mail scandal has company boss made another blow to Kyushu electric, and a public apology last week.

National public NHK reported that employees more than 30% of all messages sent in support of the Genkai plant is opened again taken into account the messages from Kyushu.

In the meantime, Prime Minister Naoto Kan announced that Japan needs to rethink their commitment to nuclear energy.

Before the crisis of Fukushima, the country had 53% aligned his power until 2030 to nuclear.

But Mr Kan said, this obligation should be scrapped, and the reliance on nuclear power should be reduced.

The Prime Minister, who was under tremendous pressure to resign, has broken into his lowest level of popularity, since his prior to little more than a year assuming.

According to the most recent polls, only 16% of the population believe that he does a good job.

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