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Thousands of Tochigi residents seek redress over Fukushima nuclear disaster via The Asahi Shimbun

More than 7,000 residents of northern Tochigi Prefecture sought government mediation for an out-of-court settlement with the operator of the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant in their quest for 1.85 billion yen ($14.99 million) in compensation. It is … Continue reading

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Fukushima radiation threatens to wreak woodland havoc via The Japan Times

FEB 17, 2013 PRINT SHARE For Yuji Hoshino, mushrooms were a way of life. The 50-year-old farmer grew up watching his father raise shiitake mushrooms on their land at the foot of the mountains in Sanno, southern Tochigi Prefecture. Later, … Continue reading

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Yaita residents angry over government’s radioactive disposal site proposal via The Mainichi

YAITA, Tochigi — As opposition candidates vying for lower house seats in the upcoming election criticize the national government’s proposal to designate this city as the final disposal site of highly radioactive waste created by the Fukushima No. 1 Nuclear … Continue reading

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