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Fallout decontamination efforts falling short via The Japan Times

‘Cleaned’ Fukushima municipalities find radiation failing to drop FUKUSHIMA – Decontamination efforts in Fukushima are failing in some areas, prompting increasing calls from radiation-tainted municipalities for a second round of government-sponsored cleaning work. Although many residential areas tainted by the … Continue reading

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A year on, Tohoku stuck in limbo via The Japan Times

HIRONO, Fukushima Pref. — Located roughly 23 km from Fukushima’s crippled nuclear plant, Hirono Station today is the northernmost stop on the JR Joban Line for passengers traveling up Tohoku’s coast from Tokyo. The exclusion zone around the Fukushima No. … Continue reading

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