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Official Report of the Fukushima Nuclear Accident Independent Investigation Commission Executive

James Hamilton Posted by James Hamilton | Mon, 09 Jul 2012
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Last night, Tom Klienpeter sent me The Official Report of the Fukushima Nuclear Accident Independent Investigation Commission Executive Summary. They must have hardy executives in Japan in that the executive summary runs 86 pages in length. Overall, Its an interesting document but I only managed to read in to the first page before starting to feel disappointed. What I was hoping for is a deep dive into why the reactors failed, the root causes of the failures, and what can be done to rectify it.   Because of the nature of my job, Ive spent considerable time investigating hardware and software system failures and what I find most difficult and really time consuming is getting to the real details.


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