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JAPAN / Regional Voices: Fukushima
Jun 12, 2023
Fukushima looks to send students abroad again as pandemic wanes
A trip to the U.K. is on the cards for a group of students who will get to attend classes at British universities.
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JAPAN
Jun 11, 2023
Government seeks fishing industry's understanding over nuclear plant water release
The government aims to start releasing treated water from Fukushima power plant this summer while pledging not to dispose of it without the understanding of concerned parties.
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CULTURE / Film
Jun 8, 2023
‘Firing the Lighter Gun’: A gripping addition to the post-Fukushima canon
Kohei Sanada’s sophomore feature doesn’t always hit the mark, but it’s a grimly compelling portrait of the aftermath of a nuclear accident.
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COMMENTARY / Japan
May 31, 2023
Just how safe is Fukushima’s ‘contaminated’ water?
To build the clean energy sector the world needs, nuclear power advocates must sway public opinion their way. Just crashing through won’t cut it.
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JAPAN / Regional Voices: Fukushima
May 29, 2023
A year on, restricted licenses for elderly drivers rarely used in Fukushima
The license was introduced to encourage older drivers to switch to so-called safety support cars fitted with cutting-edge technologies.
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JAPAN
May 26, 2023
South Korean experts to continue analysis of Fukushima water discharge
Separately, the International Atomic Energy Agency is reviewing the process of the water release, which is planned to begin in the summer and continue for decades.
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JAPAN
May 22, 2023
South Korean nuclear experts to tour Fukushima plant amid water concerns
During their tour of the crippled plant, the experts will pay particular attention to Japan’s plans to discharge treated water, currently being stored at the facility, into the ocean.
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JAPAN
May 20, 2023
South Korea delegation to visit Fukushima nuclear plant next week
The delegation will visit the disaster-hit plant to assess the safety of Japan"s planned release of treated radioactive water into the sea, the South Korean government said Friday.
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BUSINESS
May 18, 2023
Fukushima seafood businesses adapt as release of treated water looms
By around this summer, the government and plant operator Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings plan to release water with trace amounts of tritium into the sea off Fukushima Prefecture.
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JAPAN
May 13, 2023
South Korean team to visit Japan for four days over Fukushima water
The South Korean side said it actively and sincerely engaged in the talks to realize the inspection team"s prompt visit, while the Japanese side described the talks as a "briefing session."
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JAPAN / Science & Health
May 12, 2023
IAEA says public trust key to projects using radioactive soil from Fukushima
A delegation toured the Nagadoro district in the village of Iitate, Fukushima, where a pilot project is ongoing to demonstrate the safety of soil covered by non-contaminated topsoil.
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JAPAN
May 10, 2023
Tepco's treated water release operation plan formally approved
The plan includes standards for the levels of radioactive materials contained in the water when it is released.
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JAPAN
May 9, 2023
Japan to reassure South Korean experts on safety of Fukushima water release
Radioactive water has accumulated at the Fukushima No. 1 plant on the Pacific coast amid ongoing cleanup efforts, following the nuclear disaster in 2011.
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JAPAN / Regional Voices: Fukushima
May 8, 2023
Crows’ nests on utility poles in Fukushima raise risk of power outages
Data shows that the number of crow-nest removals in Fukushima Prefecture totaled 1,903 in 2022, roughly tripling from 662 in 2013.
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JAPAN
May 1, 2023
Nuclear disaster evacuation order lifted in part of Fukushima's Iitate
With the latest development, all districts designated as reconstruction bases in six Fukushima municipalities have now exited the nuclear disaster evacuation order.
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JAPAN / Regional Voices: Fukushima
Apr 17, 2023
Fukushima care providers falling behind on business continuity planning
Without plans, it will be difficult to keep offering services during large-scale disasters, but amid a chronic labor shortage operators lack personnel to work on forward thinking.
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JAPAN
Apr 9, 2023
School closures continue as Japan’s population declines
As Japan"s birthrate drops quicker than expected, more schools in rural areas are closing their doors.
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JAPAN / Politics
Apr 8, 2023
China and Japan to hold high-level maritime dialogue in Tokyo on Monday
The first in-person bilateral meeting on the topic since May 2019 will be attended by officials in charge of foreign affairs, defense and maritime law enforcement.
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JAPAN / Politics
Apr 8, 2023
G7 likely to back nuclear power amid energy security concerns
A joint statement is also likely to note that G7 countries welcome Japan"s plan to release treated water from the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant into the ocean.
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JAPAN
Apr 5, 2023
Video probe shows internal damage to Fukushima reactor
The video illustrated the daunting task ahead to decommission the plant after it was hit by a huge tsunami triggered by a 9.0-magnitude earthquake in 2011.

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Hideo Shimoju points to a possible site that his fellow neighbors may relocate to. Such relocations have happened before, but not preemptively.
In disaster-prone Japan, some communities consider major moves