Despite one newspaper’s effort, Japan can’t make its radioactive waste “disappear.” Mainichi Shimbun ran a story about the reopening of a stretch of railway line that had been closed since the Fukushima accident. The photo that accompanied the piece showed a train in the background. But the foreground of the picture was dominated by row after row of black trash bags filled with radioactive waste. Apparently, the radioactive trash bags photo at the train station caused some public (or possibly corporate) protest. The photo abruptly vanished from the Japanese online version of the paper (but not the English language one), to be replaced by a picture showing cheerfully smiling train personnel and passengers on the station platform.
Beyond Nuclear International 13th March 2018 read more »
Japan: The Fukushima disaster is not over, 7 years after the tsunami. Yves Marignac, independent nuclear expert was invited in Bourdin Direct, this Monday morning, to respond to the commemorations in Japan 7 years after the disaster of Fukushima. He explains that Naoto Kan, former prime minister of Japan became an anti-nuclear after nearly evacuating the capital, Tokyo.
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