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Fukushima towns look set to bite on new offer of more money for storage facilities via The Asahi Shimbun

The central government has offered to double the amount of grants to be paid if local municipalities in Fukushima Prefecture accept the construction of temporary storage facilities for radioactive debris produced by the 2011 nuclear accident. […] “In the end, … Continue reading

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Gov’t to offer Fukushima 300 bil. yen for 30-yr nuclear soil storage via Global Post

The government is planning to offer some 300 billion yen in subsidies over the next 30 years to local authorities in Fukushima Prefecture in exchange for storage of contaminated soil amassing from radiation cleanup work following the 2011 nuclear disaster, … Continue reading

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Plan dropped for land purchases to host nuclear debris storage sites via The Asahi Shimbun

In the face of strong opposition, the government has abandoned its plan to purchase all of the land needed to build temporary storage sites for radioactive debris, sources said. The idea was dropped after some landowners at prospective sites refused … Continue reading

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State to purchase Fukushima land for waste storage via The Japan Times

FUKUSHIMA – The Environment Ministry officially announced Saturday that the government aims to buy 19 sq. km of land around the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear complex to build facilities for the long-term storage of radioactive and other waste churned … Continue reading

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