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Fukushima workers to sue TEPCO for danger pay via The Indian Press

Workers employed in decommissioning the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant are to sue operator Tokyo Electric Power and some subcontractors, demanding millions of yen in unpaid danger money, their lawyer said on Tuesday. The four men, of whom two are … Continue reading

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On Location Video: The Dirty Work of Cleaning Up Fukushima via GlobalPost Morning Chatter

The biggest radiological cleanup the world has ever seen has been hampered by violations of employment laws, shoddy working practices and a shortage of people willing to work in an irradiated environment. The failure, so far, to secure permanent storage … Continue reading

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