Japan Clears up Only 5% of Tsunami Rubble

Japan Clears up Only 5% of Tsunami Rubble

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Tsunami damage in Ofunato, Japan. Caption and photo courtesy of: ©Mark Edward Harris

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Japan has cleared up just five percent of the rubble left by last year’s earthquake and tsunami, the government said Tuesday, amid fears it has been contaminated following the Fukushima nuclear accident.

The twin disasters, which devastated the northeastern coastal communities last year, left almost 23 million tonnes of rubble in the hardest-hit prefectures of Iwate, Miyagi and Fukushima alone…

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