The Fukushima Disaster, Five Years Later
On Friday, Japan marks the five-year anniversary of the earthquake and tsunami that devastated the northeast coast of Japan. The disaster crippled the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant.
The complicated cleanup effort there continues, as do efforts to restart the country’s nuclear power industry, which was totally shut down after the Fukushima meltdowns.
Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson checks in with BBC reporter Rupert Wingfield-Hayes, who has been following the story since the earthquake and tsunami hit.
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