Eight years after the reactor disaster in Fukushima, operator Tepco is preparing to restart the Kashiwazaki-Kariwa nuclear power plant. Residents are nervous, but the power plant promises to create jobs and boost the local economy.
TEPCO is removing hundreds of radioactive cylinders from the tsunami-damaged Fukushima reactor site. The units are still intact and could spark a largescale disaster in the event of another earthquake.
Eight years after the accident in Fukushima, preparations are underway to restart the Kashiwazaki-Kariwa nuclear power plant operated by Tepco. But residents fear a second disaster. Kiyo Dörrer reports from Kashiwazaki.
Japan officials lifted a tsunami warning for the country's northwest coast, following a strong earthquake in the area. Only a small wave ended up reaching the shore.
Eight years after a triple meltdown at the Fukushima nuclear power plant, part of nearby Okuma has been declared safe for residents to return. But there has been no rush to go home as radiation levels remain high.
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