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Fukushima Governor Asks Japan Premier to Set Up Recovery Fund

Fukushima Governor Yuhei Sato asked the central government to establish a disaster recovery fund under the prefecture’s control to invest in reconstruction projects after the March 11 earthquake and radiation disaster.

Sato made the request to Japan Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda who visited Fukushima prefecture and the crippled Dai-Ichi nuclear power plant today for the first time since taking office last week.