Japan Nuclear Evacuation Plans Expose Absurdity Of Restarting Reactors

Part of the plan in Japan to attempt to restart reactors including trying to establish evacuation plans based on what was learned from the Fukushima Daiichi disaster. The reality of the cost and difficulty of doing so is coming crashing down around the government plan to restart reactors.
Minamata City, near the Sendai nuclear plant can not deal with what is being expected of them should an evacuation be required. The city, about 40km from Sendai nuclear plant is being asked to have 28 facilities with enough hot water, supplies, staff and decontamination facilities at the ready. With no funding from the national government and not qualifying for local subsidy the city is unable to fund the rather costly plan. Minamata City also would not receive any nuclear subsidy from the power company as they are far enough away from the plant to not be considered a host city.
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Source: Fukushima Sub

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