First batch of Miyagi tsunami debris arrives in Tokyo via The Japan Times Online

The first batch of rubble from Onagawa, Miyagi Prefecture, arrived in Tokyo on Saturday under an agreement to help the town dispose of 100,000 tons of potentially radioactive tsunami debris by March 2014.

Before jumping into the full-fledged transfer of some 50 tons of rubble per day in February, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government plans to incinerate about 140 tons in a test run Tuesday to check the radioactive intensity of the resulting ash and exhaust gases.

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2 Responses to First batch of Miyagi tsunami debris arrives in Tokyo via The Japan Times Online

  1. norma field says:

    How responsible is it to incinerate 140 tons of rubble to “test” the radioactive intensity of the ashes?

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