On Edge at Home

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Aired: April 13, 2012


For 35 years, Shima Company has refined its technology for recycling motor vehicles. The situation in Fukushima, however, put the company in dire straits. Its facilities are located just 500 meters outside the 20 km exclusion zone around the nuclear plant. After only a month's evacuation though, staff members returned to get back to business. A high school student also decided to stay in the city and work for the company. The program documents the efforts of people struggling to restore their hometown.

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