Nuclear Power & Radiation

Japanese Taxpayers Picking Up $100B Tab for Fukushima Nuclear Disaster

"Five years ago today a magnitude 9.0 earthquake off the coast of northeastern Japan unleashed a powerful, 30-foot-high tsunami that swept across the landscape, killing 15,000 people, displacing nearly 400,000 others, and triggering one of the worst nuclear disasters in history — a triple meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant."

Source: VICE News, 03/15/2016


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