Researchers at Fukushima Feel Stymied by Authorities

Institute of Environmental Radioactivity

Michio Aoyama says his supervisor at a government-supported research institute asked him to remove his name from a short article on the possible reach of radioactivity after the Fukushima disaster.
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In the chaotic, fearful weeks after the Fukushima nuclear crisis began, in March 2011, researchers struggled to measure the radioactive fallout unleashed on the public. Michio Aoyama’s initial findings were more startling than most. As a senior...

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