He was a shift supervisor on duty on March 11, 2011 when the earthquake and nuclear meltdown occurred in Japan, and by all accounts performed heroically inside a pitch dark control room at a nuclear power plant that was melting down. But when I asked him whether he viewed himself in heroic terms, he didn’t just demur. He took exception.
The day Japan reintroduced nuclear power to its electrical grid, an independent commission found the Japanese government at fault for the Fukushima nuclear reactor meltdown last year. Continue reading