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Cleanup starts in Fukushima's restricted zone

Japanese Govenment insisting on making priorly evacuated people to return to live in highly contaminated areas

Full-scale decontamination work has begun in one of the areas in Fukushima Prefecture that received the highest doses of radioactive fallout from the 2011 nuclear accident. 154 more words

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Cleanup starts in Fukushima's restricted zone

Japanese Govenment insisting on making priorly evacuated people to return to live in highly contaminated areas

Full-scale decontamination work has begun in one of the areas in Fukushima Prefecture that received the highest doses of radioactive fallout from the 2011 nuclear accident. 154 more words

Japan

Government mulls new subsidies for communities near decommissioned nuclear reactors

The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry plans to seek ¥4.5 billion in the government’s fiscal 2016 budget to provide financial assistance to local communities facing reductions in existing subsidies following the decommissioning of nuclear reactors, ministry sources said Wednesday. 417 more words

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Government mulls new subsidies for communities near decommissioned nuclear reactors

The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry plans to seek ¥4.5 billion in the government’s fiscal 2016 budget to provide financial assistance to local communities facing reductions in existing subsidies following the decommissioning of nuclear reactors, ministry sources said Wednesday. 417 more words

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Fukushima nuclear disaster evacuees promised 2017 return but 'ineffective' clear-up may take 200 years

Radiation levels in the abandoned towns near the power plant in Japan are 19 times higher than that considered safe for humans

In an abandoned village where 15,839 people used to live, an unnerving silence prevails. 1,033 more words

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Fukushima nuclear disaster evacuees promised 2017 return but 'ineffective' clear-up may take 200 years

Radiation levels in the abandoned towns near the power plant in Japan are 19 times higher than that considered safe for humans

In an abandoned village where 15,839 people used to live, an unnerving silence prevails. 1,033 more words

Japan

New Orleans mayor thanks Houston for help after Katrina

HOUSTON, TX – When Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans nearly 10 years ago, more than a million people fled the flood-ravaged city. Roughly 250,000 came to Houston, a city whose residents “opened up their arms arms,” according to current New Orleans mayor Mitch Landrieu. 188 more words

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