Only 5% of Tsunami Debris Cleared So Far

According to the Japan Times, only 5% of the debris in the Tohoku region from last year’s tsunami has actually been disposed of (generally meaning incineration). Apparently even debris outside the Fukushima area has a radiation stigma attached to it. The junk’s in the way of reconstruction – literally. Details here.

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