Japan’s Democratic Party Secretary General Yukio Edano. Photo: Kyodo Japan’s Democratic Party Secretary General Yukio Edano. Photo: Kyodo
Japan’s Democratic Party Secretary General Yukio Edano. Photo: Kyodo

Former Japanese official denies pressuring power company not to use the word ‘meltdown’ during Fukushima disaster

Utility had used less serious phrase ‘core damage’ for two months after accident

Topic |   Fukushima nuclear disaster
Japan’s Democratic Party Secretary General Yukio Edano. Photo: Kyodo Japan’s Democratic Party Secretary General Yukio Edano. Photo: Kyodo
Japan’s Democratic Party Secretary General Yukio Edano. Photo: Kyodo
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