TEPCO weighs public opinion against need for power
|Antique illustration of Japanese samurai|
in full armour. Original artwork
published in the book
Young Americans in Japan
by E. Grey, published in USA
by Lee and Shepard in 1881.
|Nuclear Reactor Relicensing Timelines|
|Yukio Edano was the|
Chief Spokesman for PM Naoto Kan
during the early days of
the Fukushima crisis in 2011
Business groups, which have considerable influence with the government, have made it clear to Edano that if the nation does not have a reliable electricity supply, they will start moving their high value manufacturing operations offshore to nations who do. Job losses could be in the 100s of thousands.