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Japan seeks Israeli experts to rehabilitate Fukushima

Company heading restoration efforts in tsunami-stricken area is seeking collaboration with local cleantech experts

Ofer Petersburg
Published: 07.05.12, 07:43 / Israel Environment

Japan is seeking Israeli experts to help in the rehabilitation efforts of Fukushima.


The city was destroyed last year following a strong earthquake that triggered a massive tsunami, which, in turn, caused a local nuclear reactor meltdown.


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The Japanese company heading the rehabilitation efforts has sent a delegation to conferee with Israeli experts and look for local entrepreneurs willing to take on the daunting task.


According to a report which was published by Yedioth Ahronoth, the Fukushima project is in need of Israeli cleanteach experts, especially in the field of recycling and water management.


Lior Daerl, who serves as the Japanese's company liaison in Israel said that the Israeli companies that become part of the project will receive tax breaks to the amount of NIS 50 million (roughly $12.8 million).



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