Because the radiation dose is too high, we can work only momentarily.
When contaminated water is leaking, we have to use remote controlling robots [...]
We can’t work for longer than 20 ~ 30 minutes. We need more workers.
It can’t progress. Because we always need new workers, it goes really slow.
Because some of the subcontract companies can no longer provide the workers with accommodation and food, those workers are having to leave Fukushima, but they have no place to go back.
They were told that it’s going to be a long term job, they quit the contract of their apartments.
When they have family, they have home but can no longer support their family.
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Published: October 10th, 2012 at 2:33 am ET
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