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Chiba court recognizes nuke disaster evacuees’ ‘loss of hometown’ for first time via The Mainichi

When on Sept. 22 the Chiba District Court ordered Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) to pay some 376 million yen in damages to a group of Fukushima nuclear disaster evacuees, it gave concrete recognition to the evacuees’ loss — of … Continue reading

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Lingering radiation means continued chill for some tourist hotspots via The Asahi Shimbun

MAEBASHI–Visitor numbers remain low at some once-popular autumn tourist sites in Japan, amid lingering concerns about radiation in food more than a year after the Fukushima nuclear crisis. Akagi Onuma, a caldera lake atop Mount Akagiyama in northern Maebashi, usually … Continue reading

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Towns avoid govt help on decontamination via The Yomiuri Onlineri

MAEBASHI–Municipalities contaminated with radiation as a result of the crisis at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant are concerned that the central government’s plan to designate municipalities for which it will shoulder the cost of decontamination will stigmatize those … Continue reading

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