Video: Japan burning Fukushima debris — 10 miles from Daiichi nuke plant

Published: February 1st, 2013 at 12:17 pm ET
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Title: Debris removal underway at former no-entry zone
Source: NHK WORLD English
Date: February 1, 2013

Workers have begun removing debris from an area of Fukushima Prefecture for the first time since the March 11th 2011 earthquake and tsunami.

Coastal areas of the Odaka district of Minamisoma City were designated as a no-entry-zone for 13 months until last April due to concerns about radioactivity from the crippled Fukushima Daiichi plant about 15 kilometers away. [...]

The flammable debris will be carried to the temporary storage site about one kilometer away. It will be burned at a temporary incinerator. [...]

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Published: February 1st, 2013 at 12:17 pm ET
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