20 October 2015. When meltdowns struck Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in the wake of a devastating tsunami in 2011, more than 44,000 workers were deployed to take the facility safely off-line. The job was messy: Millions of gallons of radioactive water had to be stored on site as the plant’s operator, Tokyo Electric Power Co., known as Tepco, faced a clean-up some priced at $100 billion.
THE WASHINGTON POST
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