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Fukushima air to stay radioactive in 2022 via The Japan Times

FUKUSHIMA — A decade from now, airborne radiation levels in some parts of Fukushima Prefecture are still expected to be dangerous at above 50 millisieverts a year, a government report says.

The report, which contains projections through March 2032, was presented by trade minister Yukio Edano Sunday to leaders of Futaba, one of the towns that host the crippled Fukushima No. 1 power plant.

The draft said the central government will provide fiscal support to improve living conditions and revive the regional economy and communities.

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  1. norma field says

    What does it mean to “improve living conditions” and “revive the economy” in such regions? Is that truly the way to help citizens–rather than take responsibility for moving them to safer areas?

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