Well it turns out that TEPCO has a history of covering up nuclear disasters.
A few other articles of interest on TEPCO – Equipment Condition, TEPCO Warnings, TEPCO Asking Lawmakers To Allow It To Pull Workers From Plant
And supposedly now the Canadian government thinks that everything is hunkydory in Japan.
It was eerie driving through the mountains and finally arriving on the west coast of Honshu, Japan. Everything was normal. Restaurants open, food in stores, people laughing and smiling. No aftershocks. No lineups at gas stations. So yes, in parts of Japan, things are normal. In Sendai, Miyagi, Fukushima – it is becoming one of the worst humanitarian disasters in the world.