TITLE

Mission Impossible. What Future Fukushima?

AUTHOR(S)
McNeill, David; Quintana, Miguel
PUB. DATE
September 2013
SOURCE
Asia-Pacific Journal: Japan Focus;9/30/2013, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses efforts of Japan's government to decontaminate Fukushima Prefecture after rain and snow laced with radiation fell across the area and contaminated acres of farming land and forests. It notes that the Fukushima cleanup faces the challenge of securing sites to store contaminated soil, leaves and sludge as landowners balk at hosting interim dumps for 3 years. The toxic waste may probably stay in Fukushima for good as other local governments refused to accept the toxic waste.
ACCESSION #
92594844

 

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