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Thu Sep 29, 2016, 07:10 AM

Public to get new $83-billion bill for Fukushima, reactor expenses

THE ASAHI SHIMBUN September 21, 2016

The government plans to make the public pay an additional 8.3 trillion yen (about $83 billion) to decommission reactors at the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant and provide compensation for evacuees of the 2011 disaster, sources said...snip

...Even people in the ruling coalition and the government are criticizing the plan as an attempt to ease the burden of utilities that had long held regional monopolies...



...The costs to decommission the reactors at the Fukushima plant are expected to soar to 6 trillion yen from the current estimate of 2 trillion yen, according to in-house documents of the industry ministry.

The ministry also needs an additional 3 trillion yen to cover compensation payments for evacuees from the 2011 nuclear disaster and 1.3 trillion yen to decommission reactors of other nuclear plants in the future, according to the documents...snip
Read More: http://www.asahi.com/ajw/articles/AJ201609210045.html


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nationalize the fed Sep 2016 OP
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Thu Sep 29, 2016, 11:12 AM

1. the cost to rate payers for their electricity

just took a big jump.

Nuclear energy is cheap and safe was a lie then and its a lie today

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