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Affected by the triple disaster of March 2011, Fukushima Prefecture is pegging its future on a shift to renewable energy. Local communities, however, are calling for caution

By ALEX MARTIN
STAFF WRITER

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Sea change: Solar panels sit in a field in Otama, Fukushima Prefecture. The village voiced its opposition to the indiscriminate construction of so-called mega solar farms in June 2019, saying they were unattractive and impacted the natural environment. ALEX MARTIN

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