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He also accused METI of covering up nuclear accidents, and obscuring the true costs and problems associated with the nuclear industry. He claimed MPs have a difficult time hearing the whole of the U.S. message on nuclear energy because METI picks and chooses those portions of the message that it likes. Only information in agreement with METI policies is passed through to the MPs. Elaborating on his frustrations with the ministries, Kono noted that the Diet committee staffs are made up of professional bureaucrats, and are often headed by detailees from the ministries. He said he had no authority to hire or fire committee staff, and that any inquiries he made to them quickly found their way back to the ministries.
I can see cover-ups when there's no release of radiation, but I don't see how they can cover up a release of radiation, there's too many people running around with Geiger counters.
Originally posted by elfulanozutan0
It makes you wonder if there is going to be any nuclear cover ups going on with the 3 explosions that recently resulted from the earthquake.