Radiation Free Lakeland

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 The Whitehaven News tells us that :

The company charged with cleaning up the devastated Fukushima nuclear site in Japan has taken a fact-finding trip to Copeland.

 Yoshiyuki Ishizaki, from the Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO), visited the area last week to look at how the nuclear industry and the surrounding communities engage with one another.

And as an ambassador for martial arts, Mr Ishizaki took time out to attend a karate event with local club ESKK Martial Arts and Fitness Club at Whitehaven Civic Hall. He also visited The Beacon museum in Whitehaven.

“Ensuring openness and multi-way communication in a continuous manner is essential for restoring trust from the local community,” said Mr Ishizaki, vice-president of TEPCO’s revitalisation project, which aims to encourage people to move back into the area surrounding Fukushima, once it becomes safe following the tsunami five years ago.

“I will put this lesson into…

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