Japan nuclear incident was avoidable, expert says

02/5/2013 | Aiken Standard (S.C.)

The Fukushima Daiichi incident in Japan was avoidable, said Jack DeVine, a nuclear professional for 46 years. The facility's sea barrier lacked the height to handle a major tsunami, and the plant's lower portions housed most of the electrical distribution and safety equipment, said DeVine, who was a nuclear submarine officer for five years. This shows that nuclear-technology flaws didn't play a role in the incident, he added.

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