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Cabinet OKs bill to let Tepco tap state funds for decontamination, bullying measures via The Japan Times

[…] The Cabinet hopes the bill to amend a special law on Fukushima reconstruction will be passed during the current Diet session. The bill also contains measures to prevent the bullying of children who fled the prefecture. Under the bill, … Continue reading

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Removal work starts on ‘bright future’ pro-nuclear sign in evacuated Fukushima town via Asahi Shimbun

FUTABA, Fukushima Prefecture–Workers removed lettering of a signboard that praises nuclear energy here on Dec. 21, despite opposition from the slogan writer who became an anti-nuclear activist after the Fukushima disaster emptied his hometown. Two signboards in Futaba, including one … Continue reading

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International Symposium in Fukushima Comes Up with Recommendations to Government via CNW

TOKYO, Sept. 11, 2014 /CNW/ – The Nippon Foundation held an International Expert Symposium on September 8 and 9, 2014, in Fukushima City, Fukushima Prefecture, on the theme “Beyond Radiation and Health Risk – Toward Resilience and Recovery,” putting together … Continue reading

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Fukushima to host weekend of cultural festivals via The Japan Times

Local festivals representing areas across Japan will be held in Aizuwakamatsu, Fukushima Prefecture, on the last weekend of May, with the aim of reviving the local tourism industry. The city, a popular historical site, once attracted many tourists, especially students … 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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