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Japan government planning grants for those willing to reside in Fukushima Prefecture via The Japan News

The Yomiuri ShimbunGovernment grants of up to ¥2 million will be provided next fiscal year to people who move to one of 12 municipalities surrounding the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant, where meltdowns occurred following the 2011 Great East Japan … Continue reading

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Fukushima Pref Police HQ online poster asking for public vigilantism against “illegal foreign workers, overstayers” via Debito.org

[…] PLEASE COOPERATE IN INVESTIGATIONS OF CRIME BY FOREIGNERS COMING TO JAPAN. Nationwide, there are many cases of things like theft and heinous crimes by foreign muggers coming to Japan. In Fukushima Prefecture as well, the following have occurred: Widespread cases … Continue reading

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Gov’t reluctant to charge TEPCO over rent money for voluntary Fukushima evacuees via The Mainichi

The government has been covering the rent for apartments provided for evacuees from Fukushima Prefecture, while not demanding payment for this purpose from Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) — the operator of the crippled Fukushima No. 1 Nuclear Power Plant … Continue reading

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Fukushima spill snags reactor restart quest via The Japan Times

Hosts appear split despite nation’s inability to quickly solve water crisis BY ERIC JOHNSTON OSAKA – The Fukushima No. 1 power plant’s continued pollution of the Pacific is fueling growing domestic and international concern about radiation hazards, clouding plans by … Continue reading

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Exposure data wrong for 16,000 in Fukushima via The Japan Times

FUKUSHIMA – Fukushima Prefecture and the National Institute of Radiological Sciences have said they erroneously estimated the radiation exposure of 16,118 people in a survey covering the first four months after the outbreak of the March 2011 disaster at the … Continue reading

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Fukushima Is Already Harming Our Children via Reader Supported News

hyroid abnormalities have now been confirmed among tens of thousands of children downwind from Fukushima. They are the first clear sign of an unfolding radioactive tragedy that demands this industry be buried forever. Two years after Fukushima exploded, three still-smoldering … Continue reading

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Fukushima gov’t hastily compiled minutes of experts’ meetings over health survey via The Mainichi

FUKUSHIMA — The prefectural government here hastily compiled the minutes of meetings by experts on a survey on the nuclear crisis’ impact on local residents’ health and released the details only after being asked by a local resident to disclose … Continue reading

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Fukushima Prefecture asked university to stop radiation dose tests soon after disaster via The Mainichi

The Fukushima Prefectural Government asked a research team from Hirosaki University to stop conducting internal radiation exposure tests on prefectural residents after the outbreak of the Fukushima nuclear disaster on the grounds that the tests were “stirring uneasiness,” it has … Continue reading

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