Messages Show Conflict Within NRC After Japan's Earthquake And Tsunami

"In the confusion following the earthquake and tsunami that damaged Japan's Fukushima nuclear complex last March, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission said it was standing by to help. But a trove of e-mails posted on the NRC's Web site shows an agency struggling to figure out how to respond and how to deal with the American public while cutting through what one official called "the fog of information" coming out of Japan."

Steven Mufson reports for the Washington Post February 6, 2012.

Wednesday, February 8, 2012