Scores of USS Ronald Reagan crew members have filed a $1 billion lawsuit against the Japanese utility that runs the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant.
The class-action suit, filed in federal court in San Diego, claims the utility lied about unsafe levels of radiation emanating from the plant after Japan's epic 2011 earthquake and tsunami.
A portion of the lawsuit, published by the Orange County Register, reads:
"TEPCO likewise ...
A memorial ceremony to mark the third anniversary of the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan will be held aboard USS Ronald Reagan at NAS North Island this morning at 10 a.m. PDT.
According to Navy news release:
This memorial ceremony... will include remarks from the Japanese Consul General at Los Angeles Jun Niimi and a short commemoration by the Rev. Dr. Kenji Akahoshi of the Buddhist ...
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