Chubu Electric OKs Hamaoka shutdown
Chubu Electric answers an urgent request by Prime Minister Naoto Kan bydeciding to shut down the Hamaoka nuclear power station in Shizuoka Prefecture.
Radiation readings in the Fukushima power plant’s No. 1 reactor building are as high as 700 millisieverts per hour, which means workers need shielding to proceed with critical repairs.
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An Osaka day laborer responding to an ad for a truck driver in Miyagi Prefecture finds himself beside the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant, cleaning up debris.
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