Originally published February 5, 2013 by Catriona Davies, CNN
Few people would use the word “fantastic” to describe a visit to Fukushima, the site of Japan’s 2011 nuclear disaster. But Lady Barbara Judge is not just anybody.
Judge, a 66-year-old lawyer and businesswoman with dual British and American citizenship, has been called in by the Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO), the company behind the Fukushima, to help relaunch Japan’s nuclear power program, which was suspended completely in March 2011.On March 11, 2011, Japan suffered its largest recorded earthquake and tsunami, which killed thousands and devastated parts of the country.
Seawater flooded the Fukushima nuclear power planted and caused loss of cooling and partial meltdown in three reactor units. Continue Reading.