Title: Fukushima farmers furious over lack of consideration in decontamination subsidies
Source: The Mainichi Daily News
Date: Feb 2, 2012
[...] The Environment Ministry, which is aiming primarily to reduce airborne radiation, insists that reducing agricultural products’ radiation levels is beyond its jurisdiction.
“Decontamination is aimed at preventing ordinary people’s external exposure to radiation. We’re aware of the need to prevent agricultural products from being contaminated with radiation, but it’s outside our jurisdiction,” a ministry official said. [...]
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Published: February 2nd, 2012 at 9:01 am ET