Think tank puts cost to address nuke disaster up to 81 trillion yen:The Asahi Shimbun

Think tank puts cost to address nuke disaster up to 81 trillion yen:The Asahi Shimbun

In a startling disparity, a private think tank puts the cost of addressing the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster between 35 trillion yen and 81 trillion yen ($315 billion and $728 billion), compared with the government estimate of 22 trillion yen.

The calculation, by the Tokyo-based Japan Center for Economic Research, showed that the total could soar to at least 60 percent more and up to 3.7 times more than the 2016 estimate by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry.

via Think tank puts cost to address nuke disaster up to 81 trillion yen:The Asahi Shimbun

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