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Ex-Fukushima worker’s leukemia certified as industrial accident

TOKYO (Kyodo) — The health ministry certified a man with leukemia on Tuesday as having suffered an indus
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TEPCO ordered to pay damages over Fukushima-linked suiside

Tokyo Electric Power Co. on Tuesday was again held responsible for a suicide linked to the 2011 nuclear crisis
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Tepco to end blanket compensation for Fukushima businesses in fiscal 2016

Tokyo Electric Power Co. revealed their plan on June 7th that  they will stop making blanket compensation paym
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Plaintiffs suing over Fukushima nuclear disaster form nationwide network

13 groups of plaintiffs suing over Fukushima nuclear disaster formed a network called “Hidanren” a
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50 NGOs in Japan released a declaration to protest the CSC which protects the nuclear power industry

50 non-governmental organizations in Japan released a declaration to protest the“Convention on Supplementary C
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Prosecutor dismissed a case against former executives of TEPCO again

The Tokyo District Public Prosecutor’s Office dismissed a case against three former senior executives of Tokyo
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Compensation for businesses might be ended in Feb 2016

The government and TEPCO have proposed to Fukushima Prefecture’s commerce and industry federation a plan
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More than 340 people filed a lawsuit against TEPCO demanding around ¥6 billion in compensation

More than 340 people forced to evacuate by the atomic meltdowns at the Fukushima No. 1 plant in 2011 filed a l
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3700 people has not exercised the right of claiming compensation

Some 3,700 of those forced to flee during the Fukushima nuclear crisis in March 2011 have yet to exercise thei
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Bus companies have to submit documentary proof for each cancellation to get compensation

A group of charter bus companies must submit documentary proof for each cancellation attributed to the Fukushi
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Ministry withholding minutes from meetins regarding nuclear dispute cases

The Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Ministry is withholding minutes from meetings held by t
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Japan intends to ratify an convention regarding a global uniform standard for compensating nuclear accidents.

Japan intends to ratify an international convention that sets a global uniform standard for compensating victi
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TEPCO demanding 21 years old woman repay compensation

TEPCO has demanded that a 21-year-old woman repay roughly 9 million yen of the 16 million yen in compensation
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Gov’t body reduce compensation to families of those who died after nuclear disaster

The government-backed body that handles the alternative dispute resolution (ADR) for the Fukushima nuclear dis
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Evacuation order for Kawauchi village will be lifted despite residents protest

An evacuation order for the eastern part of this village that has been in place since the Fukushima nuclear di
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First public housing for Fukushima nuclear evacuees will not be ready by 2015

About 40 percent of the first batch of public housing for people displaced by the Fukushima nuclear disaster w
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Gov’t dispute resolution proposed smaller compensasion by ignoring the opinions of victim’s doctors

The government alternative dispute resolution (ADR) center tasked with managing compensation claims against To
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District court is due to rule whether TEPCO is responslibe for a suicide case in Fukushima

The Fukushima District Court is due to rule next month on a claim that TEPCO is responsible for a woman’s suic
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Out-of-court center for disputes used a lower-than-standard compensation base for those who died during evacuation

An out-of-court center for disputes about compensation to victims of the Fukushima nuclear disaster used a low
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TEPCO rejected requests for additional compasation from Namie residents

TEPCO has rejected requests for additional compensation from residents forced to evacuate because of the nucle
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Diet enacted a revised law to give state-backed fund for dealing with also decomissioning

The Diet enacted a revised law that will give a state-backed fund dealing with compensation issues related to
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A worker at Fukushima No.1 sued TEPCO for exposing high level of radiation

A worker at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant who was exposed to high levels of radiation in the early d
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Sense of unfairness over different compensation split commities in Fukushima

A sense of unfairness is spreading among Fukushima Prefecture residents over different amounts of compensation
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TEPCO is investigated over refusal to accept non-biding out-of-court settlement proposals

  The Fukushima Bar Association (FBA) has begun investigating TEPCO’s refusal to accept non-binding
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Cabinet approves new policy for rebuilding Fukushima

The Abe administration aired new policy guideline for rebuilding Fukushima Prefecture on Dec.20, which has mor
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Evacuees may get an additional 2.5-6.5 million yen as lump sum compensation

Evacuees unable to return to their homes in radioactive areas near Fukushima Daiichi power plant may get an ad
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TEPCO limit annual repayments to the government up to 50 billion yen

TEPCO will limit its annual repayments of financial aid from the government to pay compensation to ¥50 billion
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Government settles to pay lump-sum compensation to evacuees who can’t to go back to home

A government panel to settle disputes over nuclear accident compensation is set to provide damages in lump-sum
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TEPCO asking additional 500 billion yen loans from megabanks

TEPCO is asking three megabanks to extend it additional loans above and beyond the 500 billion yen ($5 billion
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Plan for evacuees split in the government

People forced to flee the radiation in Fukushima Prefecture who probably never will be able to return home may
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31 years will take to recover compensation aid to TEPCO

It will take up to 31 years for the Japanese government to recover the 5 trillion yen in aid which may provide
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Cesium level in Fish dropping; Strontium and other radioactivity unknown

Radioactive cesium levels have steadily declined in fish off Fukushima Prefecture, but samples taken closer to
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Finally the government agency proposed the basic policy of the Victims Protection Act

On Aug 30th, the central government has finalized its basic policy of the Victims Protection Act which was ena
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74 Fukushima evacuees sue TEPCO and Government in Western Japan

Residents of Fukushima Prefecture and other areas who evacuated after the accident of Fukushima No. 1 plant ar
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Rearranging of all evacuation zones was completed in Fukushima

The Japanese government completed the realignment of all evacuation zone by rezoning an evacuation area in Kaw
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Japanese government put more money to TEPCO for Nuclear compensation

Japanese government decided on June 25th to provide an additional 666.2 billion yen to Tokyo Electric Power Co
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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 Dam
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Victims of the nuclear disaster filed lawsuit against the central government and TEPCO

1650 people filed lawsuits against the central government and Tokyo Electric Power Co. on March 11th 2013, the
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Victim support package announced, but the contents are very limited

In March 15th, Reconstruction Agency announced the comprehensive measures promoting to support  for those who
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2 years passed, still more than 150,000 Fukushima residents are displaced

Though 2 years has passed since the Great East Japan Earthquake and the nuclear accident of Fukushima Daiichi
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