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Fukushima Anniversary

Fukushima disaster town looks to hydrogen tech for rebirth

Tiny Namie bets on clean fuel stations and renewable-powered industry

A "green hydrogen" facility was set up by the government-run New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization in collaboration with Toshiba, Iwatani and Tohoku Electric Power.

TOKYO -- A small town in Fukushima Prefecture is betting on hydrogen technology to attract new businesses and residents displaced by the devastating earthquake and tsunami ten years ago, with Toshiba and Sumitomo Corp. already moving in.

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