“The nuclear plant took everything…”

Fukushima Mieruka Project: Hasegawa Kenichi (Former Dairy Farmer)

“The nuclear plant took everything…” Maeta district of Iitate Village, where temporary storage of contaminated soil still stands out. Mr. Hasagawa, local leader at the time of the disaster, said, “We are just in the way of the Olympics. In the end, the radiation affected places like us are just in the way. They are going ahead just wanting to get rid of these places from Japan, to forget.” We visited his house together with Muto Ruiko, who lives in Miharu Town, Fukushima Prefecture.”

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