In Japan, new attention for longtime anti-nuclear activist
“I was always told these plants were an assembly line of super-modern machines. In reality pipes leak, and workers, with the sweat and the sacrifice, have to go in and clean up with a rag.” Hideyuki Ban, co-director of Citizen’s Nuclear Information Center.
Article about Kenji Higuchi, a photographer which since 1977 has documented the life of Japanese nuclear workers.
Workers on their way to the Tsuruga Nuclear Power Plant, Japan. Photo by Kenji Higuchi, 1977
Michael Alison Chandler, Tetsuya Kato, The Washington Post, April 11, 2011.
Fukushima Daiichi in 1975
The Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power station during the construction of the reactor No. 6 (on the right).
The Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in 1975. Wikimedia Commons
Japan’s Ministry of Infrastructure, 1975. Wikimedia Commons.
Construction work for the Fukushima 1 nuclear power plant
Construction work for the Fukushima 1 nuclear power plant. Okuma, Futaba, Japan, 1967
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