Fukushima okays nuke waste storages in return for almost $3bn in subsidies

Fukushima okays nuke waste storages in return for almost $3bn in subsidies

Fukushima’s governor has officially agreed to allow the country’s authorities to store radioactive waste for 30 years in two municipalities in exchange for 300 billion yen ($2.89 billion) in subsidies.

“It’s a difficult decision, but I want to accept the construction plan,” Governor Yuhei Sato told journalists on Saturday.

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