It May Be Decades Before The Fukushima Area Is Habitable Again

The 3km radius surrounding Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant may be out of commission for longer than anyone had previously thought; according to the Daily Yomiuri, land within about 3km could be kept off-limits "for several decades".

It may also, according to the New York Times, be quite some time before residents within a 20km radius can return to their homes. All of which is uniformly awful beyond the point of comprehension. [Daily Yomiuri via BoingBoing]

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