Prime Minister Naoto Kan expansion of Japan said on Saturdaythat he was sorry that some areas near the nuclear power plantin Fukushima crippled remain uninhabitable for a long time.
"In reality, unfortunately I can not deny the possibility for residents who can not go back and live in some places for a long timeeven after the decontamination measures to take," Kan said the governor Yuhe Sato Fukushima.
"I'm very sorry. Excuse me," Khan said, according to Jiji Press.
Anywhere in a 20-kilometer (12 miles) radius of the plant was evacuated after the March 11 quake and tsunami have pulled the trigger, the worst nuclear accident from Chernobyl in the world.
But recent government survey showed that areas within the area are infected with the equivalent of radiation to more than 500millisieverts (the mSv) per year. The safety limit is 20 mSv of the government office for the year.
The Ministry of Science and Technology survey also found that of 15 control over 50 spots in the area were infected with equivalentlevels of more than 100 mSv per year.