The Ongoing Human Impact From Fukushima Daiichi

A number of events have transpired in the last week as the disaster continues to evolve even years later.
The town of Futaba, one of two towns that host the remains of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant has agreed to allow the town to be used as a “temporary” nuclear waste dump. Radiation levels continue to be extremely high in the town leaving most to assume they can never return. There is still a challenge as many land owners have refused to sell their property to the government. One of the reasons for not selling land could be tied up in the legal mess of disaster compensation. A sale could prevent the land owner from obtaining full or ongoing compensation. There are also questions about the true value of the land as it was before the disaster and what they might be offered by the government. While the government insists this …

Source: Fukushima Sub

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