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Local authorities in southwestern Japan are scrambling to prepare the population against nuclear emergencies. We meet some of the residents near the Sendai nuclear plant as they receive a batch of iodine tablets meant to shield their bodies from a specif

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Local authorities in southwestern Japan are scrambling to prepare the population against nuclear emergencies. We meet some of the residents near the Sendai nuclear plant as they receive a batch of iodine tablets meant to shield their bodies from a specific radioactive isotope. Other news: Former TEPCO executives could still face prosecution; Government pushes for waste storage facility in Fukushima; Regulators debate raising the emergency exposure limit for nuclear workers.