Man arrested after collecting radioactive rubble 60 km from Fukushima plant

Published: July 8th, 2011 at 4:36 pm ET
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Man freed after arrest for collecting radiation-contaminated rubble in Fukushima, Mainichi, July 8, 2011:

A man has been freed after being held on suspicion of collecting rubble allegedly contaminated with radiation from the crippled Fukushima No. 1 Nuclear Power Plant without permission, the Mainichi has learned.

The man was arrested on March 26 after allegedly collecting about 1.8 metric tons of broken brick walls and other rubble from a house in Koriyama for a 42,000 yen fee without a license in violation of the Waste Disposal and Public Cleansing Law. [...]

Published: July 8th, 2011 at 4:36 pm ET
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