Soil, waste to be stored for 30 years via The Japan Times Online

The government said Saturday it will seek to fully dispose of soil and other waste contaminated with radioactive substances emitted by the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant within 30 years from the time they are stored at a facility in Fukushima Prefecture.

The government is expected to step up efforts to designate a location inside the prefecture for the facility, but due to safety concerns will face stiff opposition from residents who would have to live near the site.

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