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$58 billion: Fukushima decontamination outlay to rise by six times

24.07.2013 15:36

Costs of clearing up pollution left by the accident at the Fukushima nuclear power plant could total $58 billion dollars – nearly six times as much as currently allocated by the Japanese authorities, according to a new government-backed study.

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Anonymous user 29.07.2013 06:13

I see, the money a nuclear plant makes is for the builders of the plant. The people are the losers.

Anonymous user 29.07.2013 06:12

Where's the "PROFIT" in making nuclear power? All I see are ratepayers losing...big time!

Anonymous user 26.07.2013 18:31

Some needs to enlighten Tepco ... you cannot 'clean up' radiation, but merely move it around.

Anonymous user 26.07.2013 09:55

thanks in advance for the cancer.

Anonymous user 25.07.2013 16:51

trillions for some.
we get the free cancer
someone wants us dead

Anonymous user 25.07.2013 02:40

The Japanese nuclear catastrophe will contaminate the Pacific Ocean for the next 100 years. Sadly

Anonymous user 24.07.2013 23:04

Radiation ensures we ascend to a spiritual earth or die: The end of a 'habitable physical' planet :)

Anonymous user 24.07.2013 20:45

Its too late to clean up. Radiation has hit most of the world. Its in the food chain.

Anonymous user 24.07.2013 19:29

If I was an Irish banker, I'd probably say it's 1/10 cost and let them find out later. Oh they did!

Anonymous user 24.07.2013 19:21

Too bad it's in the ocean and now reaching US shores. We can't render Cesium Isotopes Inert.

Anonymous user 24.07.2013 18:40

if nuclear energy had to go without subsidies it could never exist - most expensive form of energy

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