September 3rd, 2013
12:13 AM ET

Japan outlines plan for Fukushima crisis

The Japanese government on Tuesday said it would spend the equivalent of $470 million to try to tackle the toxic water crisis at the country's crippled nuclear power plant.

The government of Prime Minster Shinzo Abe is stepping in, as the plant's operator, Tokyo Electric Power Company, struggles to deal with an array of problems.

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  1. Joey Isotta-Fraschini ©™

    $470,000,000.00? That would support a lot of workers, including college graduates, who can't find jobs, as well as children of single mothers living in poverty. How does that country handle that problem?

    September 3, 2013 at 11:20 am | Report abuse |
  2. Joey Isotta-Fraschini ©™

    It's only an island nation, and I've heard that they have weak unions that cooperate too often with management. We should feel sorry for them.

    September 3, 2013 at 11:44 am | Report abuse |
  3. banasy©

    I'm sure it's very safe.

    September 3, 2013 at 2:13 pm | Report abuse |
  4. Rascal Rabble

    mmmh....thrown innah coupulah commercials with dat figure and you'll appear as credible as british petroleum oil spill...

    September 4, 2013 at 12:02 am | Report abuse |
  5. Hamsta

    Shouldn't they have done that like a year or so ago?

    September 4, 2013 at 3:38 pm | Report abuse |
  6. Hamsta

    I guess I need to make sure the glow in the dark fish in my aquarium didn't come from the pacific!

    September 4, 2013 at 3:42 pm | Report abuse |