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Two more special reports from Japan today: first up, a look at how globalization has made companies around the world vulnerable to a shock like the earthquake. ”Disasters show flaws in just-in-time production.”
The PDF version, here, has a nice graphic showing the location of Japan’s ports, some of which have been hard hit by the disaster.
The second report takes another look at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant. It makes worrying reading:
TOKYO (Reuters)- When the massive tsunami smacked into Fukushima Daiichi, the nuclear power plant was stacked high with more uranium than it was originally designed to hold and had repeatedly missed mandatory safety checks over the past decade.