Japan: More Homes To Be Built With Radioactive Cement

Saitama prefecture is going to start recycling disaster debris to cement (Fukushima Diary, Aug 28, 2012):

More houses will be built from radioactive concrete.

3 local governments in Saitama are going to accept disaster debris to recycle into cement.
In one of the cities, the city mayor died of myocardial infarction 2 days after attending at the test incineration of debris. (cf. Hospitalized Hidaka city mayor was at incineration test of debris 2 days before)

On 8/28/2012, 3 local governments made the contract with Saitama prefectural government to accept disaster debris from Iwate.
They are going to accept it as of 9/6/2012, the amount is up to 11,300 tones.
It will be shared with 3 cement factories to incinerate, the ash is going to be the material of cement.
They are the factories in Kumagaya city and Hidaka city of Taiheiyo cement, and the one in Yokoze city of Mitsubishi material.
Fukushima prefectural government is supposed to measure radiation level around those factories.


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