[ RadSafe ] US sailors sue Japan's TEPCO for post-quake radiation exposure
rwhelbig at gmail.com
Sat Dec 29 16:05:39 CST 2012
There is a link in the NBC News story to the full legal complaint posted
here - suggest that all contact local news media and offer suggestions
about this law suit which is getting widespread anti-nuclear coverage all
over the world.
On Sat, Dec 29, 2012 at 11:49 AM, Don's Comcast <mcclure-da at comcast.net>wrote:
> Something funny here alright.
> D A McClure
> (404) 694-4036
> Voice & Text
> On Dec 29, 2012, at 2:45 PM, "Perle, Sandy" <sperle at mirion.com> wrote:
> > The Navy is well-equipped with radiation monitoring equipment, personal
> dosimeters, and this article implies that the Navy simply sent in the ship
> without any knowledge of the radiation environment, basing their response
> to what TEPCO stated. The implication is ludicrous. And what is the
> exposure that is considered "dangerous levels of radiation"? If there is
> any factual information in the article, regarding a lawsuit, etc., perhaps
> its the legal system at work in an attempt to cash-in!
> > Happy New Year to all!
> > Sandy Perle
> > Sent from my iPad
> > On Dec 29, 2012, at 2:38 PM, "Yoss, Robert" <ryoss at mcw.edu<mailto:
> ryoss at mcw.edu>> wrote:
> > A group of U.S. Navy personnel involved in the humanitarian effort after
> Japan's March 2011 earthquake and tsunami have filed a lawsuit against the
> Tokyo Electric Power Co. for more than $200 million in compensation,
> punitive damages and future medical costs for exposure to radiation that
> leaked from the damaged Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant at the time.
> > The plaintiffs include eight troops serving on the USS Ronald Reagan
> aircraft carrier — one of whom was pregnant at the time of the alleged
> exposure — and her daughter.
> > They charge that the utility, known as TEPCO, "knowingly and negligently
> caused, permitted and allowed misleading information concerning the true
> condition of the (plant) to be disseminated to the public, including the
> U.S. Navy Department," according to the complaint filed on Dec. 21 in a
> U.S. federal court in San Diego.
> > Full story at
> > Bob Yoss
> > FMLH/MCW
> > ryoss at mcw.edu<mailto:ryoss at mcw.edu>
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