An aerial showing the proposed frozen wall to contain the radiation leak at the Fukushima plant
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Japan to fund Fukushima ‘ice wall’

Japan is to invest hundreds of millions of dollars into building a frozen wall around the Fukushima nuclear plant to stop leaks of radioactive water.

Japan is to invest hundreds of millions of dollars into building a frozen wall around the Fukushima nuclear plant to stop leaks of radioactive water.

Government spokesman Yoshihide Suga said an estimated 47bn yen ($473m, £304m) would be allocated.

The plant was crippled by the 2011 earthquake and tsunami.

Charles Scanlon reports.

  • 03 Sep
  • From the section Asia