Toru Anzai was resettled after the Fukushima nuclear disaster. Now, five years on, the government is pushing ahead with decontaminating the exclusion zone to make it habitable again. But Toru Anzai is skeptical.
Japan's largest nuclear power plant has been declared safe by regulators, prompting renewed concerns from critics that operator TEPCO has not learned the lessons of the 2011 Fukushima disaster. Julian Ryall reports.
A Fukushima court has ordered the Japanese government and nuclear plant operator TEPCO to pay damages for the 2011 triple meltdown. The case was the largest class action suit brought over the nuclear disaster.
Images from an underwater robot showed large deposits of what is thought to be melted nuclear fuel at the bottom of a damaged reactor at Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant. If confirmed, it would mark a major milestone.
5 years after the Fukushima nuclear disaster, the exclusion zone is to be made habitable again.
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