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Releasing radioactive water would further damage Fukushima’s reputation via the Japan Times

By Yuhei Sato Releasing the treated radioactive water stored at the Fukushima No.1 nuclear power plant risks further damage to the disaster-hit prefecture’s reputation and negates the nine-year effort to dispel negative perceptions about local agricultural produce, fisheries and tourism. … Continue reading

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Fukushima governor accepts ‘temporary’ radioactive waste storage via ABC News

The governor of Fukushima has agreed to accept the “temporary” storage of radioactive waste from the 2011 nuclear disaster. Yuhei Sato has been cajoled with the promises of subsidies if he accepts a Japanese government plan to build a depot … 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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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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Fukushima spill snags reactor restart quest via The Japan Times

Hosts appear split despite nation’s inability to quickly solve water crisis BY ERIC JOHNSTON OSAKA – The Fukushima No. 1 power plant’s continued pollution of the Pacific is fueling growing domestic and international concern about radiation hazards, clouding plans by … Continue reading

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