Fukushima Operator Routinely Overpays Contractors

January 2014
Nuclear Waste News;1/16/2014, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p8
The article focuses on the economic aspects of a radioactive waste management operation handled by an electric utility firm Tokyo Electric Power Co. which has been operating at Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant. It mentions that the company has been overpaying the contractors due to the presence of subcontractors. It states that the Japanese government has agreed to increase its financial support for the utility to speed up the removal of waste in residential areas around the plant.


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