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JAPAN / Regional Voices: Fukushima
Aug 8, 2022
Fukushima firm develops drones for inspection of wind turbines
Fukushima Sangikyo, a company in the city of Fukushima that develops and produces communications equipment, succeeded in developing the system after repeated trial and error.
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JAPAN
Aug 3, 2022
Tepco starts construction of Fukushima water release facilities
The firm aims to complete the construction work around next spring, although that timeline could be delayed due to bad weather or other factors.
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JAPAN / Regional Voices: Hiroshima
Aug 1, 2022
After 40 years, Kaminoseki nuclear power project faces bleak future
The residents of the host town have been divided over the nuclear power project, creating tensions among neighbors and families.
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BUSINESS / Companies
Jul 31, 2022
10 years after nationalization, Tepco still faces mounting challenges
Tepco has struggled to restore its reputation and compensate for its role in the triple-meltdown nuclear crisis in Fukushima.
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JAPAN
Jul 27, 2022
Fukushima town ready to lift evacuation order but only 10% of residents wish to return
The area where the order will be lifted has been used for decontamination work to reduce radiation levels, as well as infrastructure development.
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JAPAN
Jul 23, 2022
Japan's nuclear regulator approves treated Fukushima water release plan
The plan includes building an undersea tunnel to release water containing radioactive tritium from the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant.
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JAPAN
Jul 20, 2022
No direct health effects seen from Fukushima nuclear crisis, ex-U.N. panel chair says
The conclusion of the U.N. Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation is 'unlikely to change significantly in the foreseeable future,' Gillian Hirth said.
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JAPAN
Jul 17, 2022
Young people bring new energy to Fukushima Prefecture town
With Futaba having seen an exodus of its residents, estimated at around 7,000 before the March 2011 disasters, a group of people from elsewhere are striving to help rebuild fortunes.
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JAPAN
Jul 16, 2022
Fukushima beach in former evacuation zone reopens after 11 years
The beach became the first swimming beach to reopen in areas once covered by evacuation orders issued after the triple meltdown at the Fukushima No. 1 plant.
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JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jul 13, 2022
Former executives ordered to pay Tepco ¥13 trillion over Fukushima disaster
Presiding Judge Yoshihide Asakura said the possibility of a major tsunami-related accident could have been avoided if measures to prevent flooding had been taken.
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MORE SPORTS
Jul 12, 2022
Ami Yuasa wins World Games gold as Ayumi Fukushima finishes third
The 23-year-old Yuasa combined her spinning power moves with a variety of skills in the breakdancing competition, which will make its Olympic debut at Paris 2024.
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JAPAN / Regional Voices: Fukushima
Jul 11, 2022
Japanese research team develops app to help public discover new asteroids
The project team hopes people will help scour more than 700,000 images to find space objects that could collide with the Earth.
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JAPAN / Politics
Jul 11, 2022
Women win record 35 of 125 seats in Japan's Upper House election
A record high 181 women ran in the Upper House poll, where half of the chamber's seats were up for grabs.
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JAPAN
Jun 30, 2022
11 years on, evacuation order lifted for part of 'difficult-to-return' Fukushima town
The removal of the evacuation order was the first for a difficult-to-return zone in the municipalities that host Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings Inc.'s Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant.
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JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jun 17, 2022
Japan's top court rules state not liable for Fukushima disaster
Around 30 lawsuits have been filed across Japan by people who had to evacuate from their home or whose lives were greatly impacted by the earthquake — and tsunami-triggered disaster.
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JAPAN / Regional Voices: Fukushima
Jun 13, 2022
Breathalyzers in short supply in Japan amid stricter rules for work drivers
Although alcohol checks can be done visually for the time being, companies that use a certain number of noncommercial vehicles will be required to use breathalyzers starting in October.
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JAPAN
Jun 3, 2022
Government OKs reopening of Fukushima village section to residents in June
A 0.95 square kilometer part of Katsurao, located near the defunct Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant, will have its restrictions lifted.
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COMMUNITY / Issues / THE FOREIGN ELEMENT
May 30, 2022
Rebuilding a community starting from scratch
Moved by visits to the area, a pair of students wants visitors to know there is more to the town of Futaba, Fukushima Pref., than disaster.
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JAPAN / Regional Voices: Fukushima
May 23, 2022
Wild animals in Fukushima take over human settlements
Wild creatures, such as boars, that used to stay in the forest have entered evacuated areas and destroyed homes and farms.
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JAPAN
May 22, 2022
Magnitude 6.0 quake shakes Japan's east and northeast
The quake, which occurred around 12:24 p.m., registered lower 5 on the Japanese seismic intensity scale to 7 in the city of Iwaki, Fukushima Prefecture.

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