October 11, 2011, Okumamachi, Japan - Some 480,000 used suits, defined as low-level nuclear waste, are piled up high at the radioactive wastes dump at J Village, a temporary quarters for Tokyo Electric Power Co.s workers near the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant in Okumamachi, Fukushima Prefecture, some 210km northeast of Tokyo, on Tuesday, October 11, 2011. Tokyo Electric Power Co., the operator of the Fukushima power plant, has trouble dealing with tons of protective suits used by its workers struggling to bring the runaway reactors under control. The utility known as TEPCO says because of a lack of government policy on how to dispose of the gear, it has no choice but to keep piling them up. The photo was released by the TEPCO in Tokyo on October 15. (Photo by TEPCO/AFLO) [0006] -mis-

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480,000 used nuclear wasted suits
October 11, 2011, Okumamachi, Japan - Some 480,000 used suits, defined as low-level nuclear waste, are piled up high at the radioactive wastes dump at J Village, a temporary quarters for Tokyo Electric Power Co.s workers near the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant in Okumamachi, Fukushima Prefecture, some 210km northeast of Tokyo, on Tuesday, October 11, 2011. Tokyo Electric Power Co., the operator of the Fukushima power plant, has trouble dealing with tons of protective suits used by its workers struggling to bring the runaway reactors under control. The utility known as TEPCO says because of a lack of government policy on how to dispose of the gear, it has no choice but to keep piling them up. The photo was released by the TEPCO in Tokyo on October 15. (Photo by TEPCO/AFLO) [0006] -mis-

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Date 17 Oct 2011
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