11 Mar '12, 10am

Report from Japan: A year later, the cleanup is just beginning #energy #renewable #Japan #tsunami

Report from Japan: A year later, the cleanup is just beginning #energy #renewable #Japan #tsunami

Now that a year has passed since the devastating March 11, 2011, Great East Japan Earthquake and tsunami, we can reflect on the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant cleanup effort and the consequences of widespread radioactive contamination. Over 160,000 Japanese remain displaced, their homes and businesses destroyed, and many loved ones were lost to the surging tsunami waters. Yet, having experienced countless earthquakes and tsunamis and the destruction of entire cities in World War II, it comes as no surprise that the Japanese have shown great resilience and resolve in coping with this latest disaster and getting on with their lives. The Japanese government estimates that 28 million cubic meters (37 million cubic yards) of tsunami waste needs to be disposed of, an amount equal to 11,000 Olympic-size swimming pools. Progress has been slow because of the difficulty in finding ...

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