Title: ONE YEAR AFTER THE DISASTER / Quake-hit areas still struggling with debris
Date: Mar 3, 2012
At a temporary storage site in the Kawaguchicho district of Ishinomaki, Miyagi Prefecture [110km north of Fukushima meltdowns], a mountain of debris stands like a pyramid. In about one year, it has reached four layers and 20 meters high.
To remove methane gas from inside the debris mountain, an excavator recently dug holes and inserted pipes into the mountain. Hot white vapor rose up from the trash. [...]
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Published: March 3rd, 2012 at 1:35 am ET