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TEPCO apologizes to evacuees of nuclear power plant after losing lawsuit: “The accident ruined my life”

Kazuyoshi Takahara (second from right), representative of the Fukushima head office, and other TEPCO employees apologize to Atsuo Hayakawa (second from left), leader of the plaintiffs’ group, and others after the company lost a lawsuit claiming damages in Futaba Town, Fukushima Prefecture, on the afternoon of June 5.

June 5, 2022
In response to the final decision in a lawsuit filed by evacuees of TEPCO’s Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant, TEPCO met with the plaintiffs on June 5 at an industrial exchange center in Futaba-machi, Fukushima Prefecture, and told them, “The accident has caused great damage to our irreplaceable lives and hometowns, and we are deeply sorry that your lives have been ruined and that you have suffered irreparable damage to your bodies and minds. The accident has caused irreparable damage to your lives and hometowns, and has wrecked your lives and caused irreversible physical and mental damage. I am truly sorry.


 Kazuyoshi Takahara, representative of TEPCO’s Fukushima headquarters, read the letter of apology in the name of President Tomoaki Kobayakawa and handed it to the plaintiffs. Atsuo Hayakawa, 82, the head of the plaintiffs’ group, received the letter and demanded, “I want you to investigate the cause and responsibility for the failure to prevent the accident based on objective facts.
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