Title: Today’s Close-up — WANTED: Workers for Fukushima Decommission
Date: Nov 15, 2012
Narrator: Decommissioning the reactors is estimated to take 40 years.
But the plant’s operator is facing a serious problem securing enough workers for this.
Some can no longer continue to work due to prolonged exposure to radiation.
While others are leaving because of deteriorating working conditions.
Former Fukushima plant worker: These days one worker or another leaves the plant each day.
Published: November 27th, 2012 at 4:20 pm ET
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