Japan TV: More than 80% of homes are still contaminated with Fukushima fallout

Published: December 5th, 2012 at 8:28 am ET
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Title: More than 80% of homes remain contaminated
Source: NHK
Date: Dec. 4, 2012

More than 80% of homes remain contaminated

Radioactive decontamination following last year’s nuclear disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi plant has not been completed at more than 80 percent of homes.

Japan’s environment ministry studied the progress of government-funded removal of radioactive substances being undertaken by 58 cities, towns and villages in 7 prefectures around Fukushima as of the end of August.

[...] among nearly 100,000 homes slated for removal of radioactive substances, the process was finished at only about 17,000 or 18 percent of them. [...]

Published: December 5th, 2012 at 8:28 am ET
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