Japan to Spend $475 Million on Fukushima Leak

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TOKYO

The Japanese government is to spend almost $475 million USD before the end of next year on two projects to stop leaks of radioactive water from the crippled Fukushima nuclear power station. A costly untested subterranean ice wall will be constructed in a desperate step to stop the leaks after repeated failures by the plant’s operator. The decision is widely seen as an attempt to show that the n