The Tokyo Electric Power Co. requires victims of Fukushima nuclear accidents to fill out a lot of paperwork to request compensation for damages. Anger is spreading among the victims because the required paperwork is discouraging them from attempting to make claims for compensation.
The government along with the financial and industrial worlds together created a mechanism to entice local municipalities to promote nuclear power generation by throwing money at them. The money appeared in the form of subsidies.
Prime Minster Noda Yoshihiko on September 21 held talks with U.S. President Barack Obama at the U.N. Headquarters in New York and stated that Japan will further “deepen and develop” its alliance with the United States.