Engineer Ben Takeda is a Fukushima decontamination supervisor working for the Joint Venture in Tomioka, Japan. He poses for a portrait beside the mahjong table in the Maruto office of his friend Kenichi Hayashi, another decontamination supervisor.
In Tomioka, seven miles from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, almost all developed properties are now getting cleaned or demolished five years after the nuclear disaster. Takeda’s job involves traveling from site to...more »
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