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Japanese Government has failed to decontaminate Fukushima: Greenpeace via Arirang News

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Study looks at effectiveness of Fukushima decontamination via Nuclear Engineering International

[…] With most of this work completed, the scientific journal SOIL of the European Geosciences Union (EGU) on 12 December published a synthesis of approximately 60 scientific papers, that together provide an overview of the decontamination strategies used and their … Continue reading

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Tokyo ‘Recovery Olympics’ offer scant solace to displaced victims of Fukushima nuclear disaster via The Japan Times

BY MARI YAMAGUCHI AND STEPHEN WADE FUTABA, FUKUSHIMA PREF. – Nine years after an earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disaster devastated wide areas of the prefecture, the torch relay for the 2020 Summer Games will kick off in Fukushima. Some baseball and softball games will … Continue reading

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91 bags of radioactive waste swept into rivers via NHK World

Japan’s Environment Ministry says dozens of bags containing radioactive soil were swept into rivers following a powerful typhoon last month. The dangerous waste was produced as a result of the 2011 nuclear disaster. The waste has been stockpiled at temporary … Continue reading

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Vietnamese trainees sue Fukushima firm over decontamination work via Japan Today

[…] According to Zentouitsu Workers Union, a Tokyo-based labor union that supports foreign trainees, Hiwada made the plaintiffs conduct decontamination work in the cities of Koriyma and Motomiya in Fukushima Prefecture between 2016 and 2018. The Vietnamese, who arrived in … Continue reading

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