News Summary: Nuke crisis utility faces investors

The Associated Press
June 26, 2013

MELTDOWN: Shareholders angry at the utility behind Japan's nuclear catastrophe peppered executives with questions about leaking radioactive water and demanded a phase-out of atomic power at an annual meeting.

CONTAINMENT: Motions from shareholders, including those demanding that Tokyo Electric Power Co. support alternative energy and require executives to donate their pay to victims of the March 2011 nuclear disaster, were defeated.

FALLOUT: Japan has struggled to rebuild communities and to clean up radiation from the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant, where reactors melted down after its cooling systems were disabled by a tsunami.