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High court denies government responsibility for Fukushima nuclear crisis via The Japan Times

The Tokyo High Court on Thursday ordered the operator of the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant to pay damages to evacuated residents, but it overturned an earlier ruling by Maebashi District Court that had also acknowledged the central … Continue reading

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65% of Fukushima evacuees have no intention of returning home: survey via Kyodo News

Sixty-five percent of the people who evacuated from Fukushima Prefecture after the March 2011 nuclear disaster have no intention of returning, according to a recent survey conducted by a Japanese university. While the survey, conducted by a research facility at … Continue reading

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For many Fukushima evacuees, the truth is they won’t be going home via Reuters

(Reuters) – For many of Japan’s oldest nuclear refugees, all they want is to be allowed back to the homes they were forced to abandon. Others are ready to move away, severing ties to the ghost towns that remain in … Continue reading

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