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28 April 2021

Flower garden opens in Fukushima village as part of reconstruction project

A flower garden opened on April 20 in part of idled farmland in the Fukushima Prefecture village of Iitate. The "Tulip/Flower Farm" is located in the village's Sasu district, where an evacuation order was issued after the 2011 nuclear accident at Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings Inc.'s Fukushima Daiichi plant. Standing in an area about 3.8 hectares wide, the garden …

22 April 2021

Gov’t decides to release Fukushima wastewater into sea, starting in 2 years

The central government decided on April 13 to release into the ocean tritium-containing wastewater from Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings, Inc.’s Fukushima Daiichi plant, starting in two years. The decision, taken at a meeting of relevant Cabinet ministers held at the prime minister’s office in Tokyo, brought to an end the controversy over how to dispose of swelling wastewater that …

Players take part in their first practice session since the school's reopening.
19 April 2021

Football school reopens in Fukushima town of Hirono after 10-year hiatus

The Japan Football Association (JFA) reopened its youth-training school on April 6 in the Fukushima Prefecture town of Hirono, 10 years after its base of practice was relocated to Shizuoka Prefecture following the 2011 nuclear accident at Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings Inc.'s Fukushima Daiichi plant. The boarding school, JFA Academy Fukushima, held an enrollment ceremony for 19 boys to …

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