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» Namie town files compensation on behalf of the residents

Town Mayor Tamotsu Baba and lawyers representing 11,602 people filed the claim on May 29th, at the Nuclear Damage Claim Dispute Resolution Center.

They represent more than half of Namie’s residents who were evacuated from the town in March 2011.The lawyers say this is the first group petition represented by a municipality filed at the arbitration body.
It is also the largest of its kind and more residents are expected to join the group.
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