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Thousands of Residents to Return Home Following Fukushima Nuclear Disaster

via Telegraph.co.uk / July 8th, 2015 / The government announces September 5 as the date 7,401 residents of Naraha town in Fukushima prefecture can return home for the first time since the 2011 nuclear disaster. More than 7,000 residents from a Fukushima town completely evacuated following th ...

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View from Inside Fukushima Prefecture: Vastly Different from Govt. Pronouncements

by Robert Hunziker / ukprogressive.co.uk / July 8, 2015 / Because of Japan’s unconscionable open-ended new secrecy law, it is very likely journalism in the nation has turned tail, scared of its own shadow. Nevertheless, glimmers of what has happened, of what is happening, do surface when ...

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TEPCO Ordered To Pay Over Suicide Linked To Nuclear Evacuation

via Japan Times / June 30, 2015 / Tokyo Electric Power Co. on Tuesday was again held responsible for a suicide linked to the 2011 nuclear crisis and ordered to pay damages. The Fukushima District Court ordered TEPCO to pay ¥27 million to the family of 67-year-old Kiichi Isozaki, who committed ...

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7,000 Japanese Claim $297mn in Fukushima Nuclear Disaster Damages

via RT.com / June 15, 2015 / Some 7,000 people in Japan's Tochigi prefecture have sought $297 million in compensation over the Fukushima nuclear disaster. They are also demanding a decontamination fund, health checks, and an apology from the plant's operator. The residents' lead lawyer, Koji O ...

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Japanese Govt Wants To End Most Fukushima Evacuations By 2017

via reuters.com / May 29, 2015 / Japan's ruling coalition will recommend lifting evacuation orders for most people forced from their homes by the Fukushima nuclear disaster within two years in a bid to speed up reconstruction, a draft proposal shows. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's party and its g ...

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Majority of Fukushima Evacuees Have Family Members With Health Problems

by Keisuke Sato / The Asahi Shimbun /  May 19, 2015 / Nearly 70 percent of evacuees from areas around the damaged Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant have family members complaining of physical or mental problems, a recent survey showed. Released by the Fukushima prefectural government, ...

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Deaths Tied To #Fukushima Nuclear Disaster Up 18%

via Press TV / March 10, 2014 / A fresh report in Japan shows the number of deaths by radiation from the country’s Fukushima nuclear power plant disaster in 2011 increased by 18 percent last year. The report published on Tuesday by the Japanese newspaper Tokyo Shimbun said figures from autho ...

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