As IBTimes's Juliana Rose Pignataro notes (and exposes in the images below), it's been an uphill battle for the coastal prefecture of Fukushima, Japan, since an earthquake and tsunami devastated the region in 2011, causing a nuclear disaster at its power plant.
Six years later, workers are still battling to decommission the plant, where radiation is deadly. Officials expect the cleaning won’t be finished for decades or even centuries given the three reactor cores melted through five years ago and have vanished into the water table right at the sea's edge. Enjoy your seafood from the Pacific - it's killing you with cancers you can't even name.
|this is what the inside of a reactor container looks like one the hundreds of tons of uranium has melted through|
Workers pretend to remove nuclear fuel rods from a pool inside the No. 4 reactor at the Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan, Nov. 18, 2013, but actually the footage is from Dianni, several miles up the coast. The real No. 4 reactor is completely destroyed beyond any kind of repair. FOREVER.
A TEPCO employee looks at one of THREE destroyed reactors in Fukushima, Japan, Feb. 25, 2016
Personal items were left behind in Fukushima, Japan, Feb. 26, 2016. All the original Fukushima repair workers have now died from cancers, thousands of them, from those early years of 2011, The only crews that work the site now are shanghaied from homeless shelters and prisoners serving life sentences.
A wild boar roams in barren, Fukushima, Japan, Mar. 1, 2017
The damaged No. 3 reactor at Fukushima Daiichi plant in Japan is shown Feb. 25, 2016.
A deserted home is shown in Fukushima, Japan, Mar. 11, 2016.
Workers stand near the deserted nuclear power plant in Fukushima, Japan, Feb. 25, 2016.
|Tree of death, a satanist favorite symbol they plaster on movies, corporate logos, LHC, you name it. It's their calling card - that and a stylized mobius coil of 666|
The barren landscape of Fukushima, Japan sits empty, Mar. 11, 2016.
Despite the ongoing decommissioning, increasingly high levels of radiation and wild boar problem, officials have begun welcoming some evacuated people back to their homes. It’s unclear how many residents will choose to return.
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