Yuhei Sato

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Ube : Japan's Fukushima Accepts Storage Facilities Plan

Beijing , September 02 (QNA) - The governor of Japan's Fukushima Prefecture Yuhei Sato has informed the central government of his approval of the plan to build intermediate storage facilities for highly radioactive waste in two towns within the prefe ... [Published 4 Traders - 1 hour ago]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated 10 hours ago - 10 reports

9/2/2014: Ht World: Fukushima ready temporary radioactive waste storage

TOKYO: The governor of disaster-struck Fukushima agreed on Monday to accept the “temporary” storage of nuclear waste from the Japanese accident, paving the way for an end to a years-long standoff. Yuhei Sato has been cajoled and lavished with the... ... [Published Hindustan Times - 10 hours ago]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 2 reports

Fukushima gov.: Tainted soil site decision ‘painful’

By Junzo Ono and Yuki Inamura / Yomiuri Shimbun Staff Writers FUKUSHIMA—The Saturday announcement by Fukushima Gov. Yuhei Sato that he will allow the construction of an interim storage facility in the prefecture for radioactively contaminated soil and ... [Published The Japan News - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Abe faces roadblock this fall

Secretary General Shigeru Ishiba of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party appears to be fighting an uphill battle to remain in that powerful post as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe prepares to reshuffle his Cabinet in September — as well as the top posts of the ... [Published Japan Times - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 5 reports

Fukushima formally accepts waste storage plan

The governor of Japan's Fukushima Prefecture has officially accepted a government proposal to build intermediate radioactive waste facilities in 2 of its towns.The central government plans to build the facilities on 16-square-kilometer lots in the towns ... [Published NHK - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Fukushima to host nuclear waste storages

The Fukushima Prefectural government says it has decided to accept a central government proposal to build intermediate nuclear waste storage facilities in the prefecture.The central government plans to build the facilities on 16-square-kilometer lots ... [Published NHK - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

First tranche of public housing for Fukushima evacuees hit by delays

About 40 percent of the first batch of public housing for people displaced by the Fukushima nuclear disaster will not be ready by the end of fiscal 2015, forcing those who evacuated to wait longer for permanent abodes.At a Reconstruction Promotion Council ... [Published Japan Times - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

BANK OF JAPAN : Central banker to run in Fukushima gubernatorial election

A Bank of Japan official will run in October's Fukushima gubernatorial election, the first contest to pick the prefecture's governor since the 2011 earthquake and tsunamis triggered the nuclear crisis there, he told a local business meeting Sunday.Takeshi ... [Published 4 Traders - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 09 2014 - Updated Aug 09 2014 - 1 reports

Fukushima to make decision on soil storage this month

The Yomiuri Shimbun Central and local government officials met in Koriyama, Fukushima Prefecture, Friday to discuss the government’s offer of a total of ¥301 billion in financial assistance to the prefecture and two towns there that are candidates for ... [Published The Japan News - Aug 09 2014]
First reported Aug 09 2014 - Updated Aug 09 2014 - 1 reports

LDP to field BOJ official for Fukushima governor race

FUKUSHIMA – The ruling Liberal Democratic Party’s Fukushima chapter said Saturday it will field Bank of Japan Kobe branch manager Takeshi Hachimura, 55, for a gubernatorial election in the prefecture on Oct. 16.The chapter will meet with Hachimura, who ... [Published Japan Times - Aug 09 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 4 reports

Govt to give over ¥300 bil. to Fukushima for tainted soil storage

The Yomiuri Shimbun The government plans to give a total of ¥301 billion in financial assistance to Fukushima Prefecture and two of its towns, Okuma and Futaba—candidate locations for interim facilities to store soil contaminated with radioactive substances ... [Published The Japan News - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 3 reports

Government offers ¥230 billion over 30 years if Fukushima temporarily stores radioactive soil: NHK

The administration of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has offered to pay the Fukushima Prefectural Government ¥230 billion over the next 30 years if the prefecture hosts temporary storage facilities for soil tainted by radiation from the March 2011 nuclear ... [Published Japan Times - Jul 30 2014]

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...The radioactive waste promised to be a "major burden" for residents, Fukushima Governor Yuhei Sato said as he announced the decision. "in order for fukushima's speedy recovery, i have made the painful decision to allow for the construction work" Sato said...
"i have made an agonising decision to accept plans to construct temporary storage facilities in order to achieve recovery in the environment as soon as possible" Mr Sato told central government ministers in Tokyo
"storage facilities may force great burdens on local communities, but we made a difficult decision to restore the environment in the prefecture" Yuhei Sato told Environment Minister Nobuteru Ishihara and Reconstruction Minister Takumi Nemoto
Sato said the proposed facilities are necessary to "advance decontamination and environmental recovery. but he kept the latest decision separate from actually allowing contaminated soil to be hauled into the envisioned facilities."

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