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Japan Times
JAPAN
Oct 31, 2020
Compensation claims from Fukushima plant work top 260 since 2011
The claims that have been recognized by labor authorities include six cases of workers who developed cancer or leukemia due to radiation exposure.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Regional Voices: Fukushima
Oct 30, 2020
Fishers and farmers fear impact of Fukushima water release
Nearly 10 years after the Fukushima nuclear disaster in March 2011, prices for food products from the prefecture haven't fully recovered.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Science & Health
Oct 28, 2020
Japan sees muddled messaging on nuclear’s role in carbon target
Top Liberal Democratic Party officials have contradicted each other over whether new reactors are needed.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Oct 24, 2020
Japan puts off decision to release treated Fukushima water into sea
Reports of a formal decision later this month to release the 1.2 million tons of treated water had triggered strong opposition from fishermen.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Oct 16, 2020
Fishing operators worry over plan to release Fukushima plant's water
As of September this year, the stored water totaled 1.23 million tons and continues to grow.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Regional Voices: Fukushima
Oct 16, 2020
Fukushima 'blank spaces' in limbo, left out of decontamination plan
Residents who were forced to leave their homes are encountering barriers stopping them from tearing them down.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Oct 14, 2020
Tsunami-hit Onagawa reactor to get restart OK by year's end
The governor of Miyagi Prefecture would become the first to greenlight the restart of a nuclear plant damaged in the 3/11 disasters.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Sep 30, 2020
Sendai court upholds ruling that state and Tepco must pay Fukushima evacuees
It was the first time a high court has acknowledged the state's responsibility for the incident in about 30 similar lawsuits filed nationwide.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Sep 26, 2020
Suga visits disaster-hit Fukushima nuclear power plant
Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga on Saturday visited the disaster-stricken Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant, where decommissioning work is taking place.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Sep 11, 2020
In Fukushima, the search for the March 2011 missing goes on
Police officers from across the country are still being brought to the disaster-hit area in a bid to locate people's remains.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Regional Voices: Fukushima
Sep 11, 2020
Radioactive soil plan casts shadow over Fukushima village
The government wants to use the earth to create arable farming land in Fukushima Prefecture.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Regional Voices: Fukushima
Jul 17, 2020
Fukushima localities speak out against dumping radioactive water in sea
The resolutions and statements described measures taken by the central government as inadequate to combat reputational damage to produce from the prefecture.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Regional Voices: Tohoku
Jun 19, 2020
Five Miyagi beaches to stay closed in summer due to coronavirus
Two of the beaches are located in a residential district where many elderly people live, prompting coronavirus concerns.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Regional Voices: Fukushima
Jun 12, 2020
Pandemic forces Fukushima's Hope Tourism program to go digital
Region looks to livestreaming and Zoom to offset lack of visitors.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 30, 2020
NRA's probe into Fukushima meltdowns delayed but might resume in fall
If the nuclear watchdog's crews ended up infecting the 4,000 workers decommissioning the plant, the probe could have come to a halt.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Regional Voices: Tohoku
May 29, 2020
Most Iwate 3/11 memorials canceled, with next year’s under threat
Charity events and victim support projects put on hold due to coronavirus pandemic.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / BIG IN JAPAN
May 16, 2020
Disasters like COVID-19 bring us together — if we let them
Communities might have rallied behind each other in the face of the calamitous earthquakes in 1995 and 2011, but the new coronavirus pandemic has spurred a response that is more about self-preservation than helping others in need.
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Apr 30, 2020
Badminton pair uses 3/11 experience as guide during coronavirus pandemic
Olympic medal hopefuls who survived 3/11 disaster taking Tokyo 2020 postponement in stride.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Society
Apr 10, 2020
Fukushima mothers record radiation for future generations
A group of more than 10 mothers set up a citizen-led laboratory to monitor radiation levels in Fukushima communities only months after a massive earthquake and tsunami caused meltdowns at a nuclear power plant in the prefecture nine years ago.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Regional Voices: Fukushima
Apr 10, 2020
Tepco 10-year plan for scrapping Fukushima No. 1 aims to get local firms involved
Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings Inc. is expected to disclose detailed 10-year plans for the decommissioning of the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant, including how much construction material they will have to order and the technology needed for the work, in hopes that it will make it...

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