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FUKUSHIMA 3

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JAPAN / Politics
Oct 31, 2022
Masao Uchibori wins third term as Fukushima governor
Uchibori succeeded in gaining widespread support by highlighting his responses to natural disasters that hit the prefecture in recent years.
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JAPAN
Oct 21, 2022
Magnitude 5 earthquake jolts Fukushima; no issues at nearby nuclear plants
A magnitude 5.1 earthquake, which measured a weak 5 on the shindo (intensity) scale, was detected off Fukushima Prefecture at a depth of 30 kilometers on Friday.
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LIFE / Travel
Oct 12, 2022
All aboard one of Japan's most scenic train lines
Perhaps it was because of his photographer's eye, but Kenko Hoshi seemed to see promise in a damaged railway that could help save his community.
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JAPAN
Oct 2, 2022
Picturesque Japanese railway line fully reopens after 11 years
The 135.2-kilometer line running from Fukushima Prefecture to Niigata Prefecture snakes through mountains and over rivers in rural Japan, offering beautiful views of the countryside.
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JAPAN
Sep 30, 2022
Probe confirms female Self-Defense Forces member was sexually assaulted
Rina Gonoi belonged to a unit at Camp Koriyama in Fukushima Prefecture. The probe found that several other female members of the unit had also been sexually harassed.
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JAPAN / Regional Voices: Fukushima
Sep 26, 2022
Businesses worry about reputational damage from Fukushima water discharge
People in Ibaraki Prefecture are concerned that the release of treated water will harm the reputation of local fishery products.
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JAPAN
Sep 23, 2022
At U.N., Micronesia denounces Japan's plan to release Fukushima water into Pacific
David Panuelo said the Pacific island state had the "gravest concern" about Japanu2019s decision to release treated water into the ocean.
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JAPAN
Sep 19, 2022
Japan's Nuclear Regulation Authority marks 10 years since launch
The NRA has been criticized by those seeking to end the country's reliance on nuclear energy for power generation.
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JAPAN
Sep 17, 2022
Kishida pledges to accelerate Fukushima reconstruction
"We will make use of research and development, industrialization and human resources development to accelerate Fukushima's creative reconstruction," the prime minister said.
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JAPAN
Sep 7, 2022
Minister vows to fight Japanese food import curbs stemming from nuclear concerns
Japan's reconstruction minister unveiled a plan to establish a panel of experts to discuss tackling misunderstandings about the planned release of treated radioactive water.
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JAPAN / Regional Voices: Fukushima
Sep 5, 2022
Fukushima WWII veteran recalls trauma of detention in Soviet Union
Sadao Kanari, who was a signalman for the Imperial Japanese Navy, was captured after Japan's surrender and taken to the Russian Far East.
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JAPAN
Sep 2, 2022
New submersion method being considered for Fukushima debris cleanup
The government and Tepco are operating under a plan to complete debris removal and finish decommissioning work sometime between 2041 and 2051.
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JAPAN
Aug 30, 2022
Evacuation order finally lifted for Fukushima nuclear plant town
Although residents are now allowed to return home to Futaba, over 80% of the municipality, by acreage, remains designated as "difficult-to-return" zones.
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JAPAN
Aug 29, 2022
Police box reopens in Fukushima nuclear plant town after 11-year closure
The residential police box, located approximately 3 kilometers northwest of the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant, will house one officer.
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COMMENTARY / Japan
Aug 26, 2022
More data needed before ocean release of Fukushima water
There is insufficient scientific data to support release of contaminated water from the damaged Fukushima nuclear power plant into the ocean.
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JAPAN
Aug 26, 2022
Fukushima nuclear debris removal delayed further to 2023
The latest postponement followed the discovery of the need to refine an extendable robot arm and the so-called "dual-arm manipulator" used to attach a debris removal device to the robot arm.
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COMMENTARY / Japan
Aug 25, 2022
Can the Japanese learn to love nuclear power again?
The Japanese government is backing the construction of new reactors for the first time since Fukushima. It will have to convince a skeptical public first.
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JAPAN
Aug 18, 2022
Japan industry minister inspects crippled Fukushima nuclear plant
Yasutoshi Nishimura is also scheduled to meet with officials of Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings, chiefs of local governments and the prefectural assembly.
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JAPAN
Aug 16, 2022
Fukushima chemical waste moved to Hokkaido for detoxification
Around 10 people including members of a citizens' group protested against the delivery of the waste.
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JAPAN / FOCUS
Aug 12, 2022
Respite for Japan as tainted water accumulation slows in Fukushima
About 1.30 million tons of treated water have now accumulated at the Fukushima No. 1 plant following the 2011 nuclear disaster there.

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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