Japan to build two reservoirs to store debris left by the tsunamithat devastated the northeast Nippon in 2011 in the town of Naraha, near the troubled nuclear power plant in Fukushima , Kyodo news agency reported.
An important part of the two plots of land where the stores will arise, whose construction will start as soon as next month, are within the exclusion radius of 20 kilometers drawn around the center, as municipal spokesmen explained and the Ministry of Environment.
It is expected that about 25,000 tons of debris are transferred to these facilities, located off the Pacific Ocean early next summer.
NUCLEAR WASTE ALSO deposited
is also expected that these two stores serve to deposit waste that are left in the exclusion zone around the nuclear plant, comprising part of Naraha and five municipalities.
This area is estimated that the earthquake of 9 degrees on the Richter scale and tsunami left about 474,000 tons of debris, most of which have not yet been removed .
Wastes that record radiation levels below 100,000 bequereles cesium per kilogram may be stored in two tanks of Naraha to be burned in an incinerator after the government built in the province of Fukushima .