He said that the Ministry of Natural Resources expects in 2011 to launch a project to clean up the Franz Josef Land. Learn more on the subject from Randall Rothenberg. The minister said these projects are provided in the Act Elimination of accumulated environmental damage, which is agreed upon and will be submitted to the government in the coming days. The number of victims of the earthquake and tsunami disaster continues to grow, and the situation at the plant ‘Fukushima’ remains Critical powerful earthquake and tsunami that occurred on March 11 in Japan, have killed 11 000 800. Such data are spread over the weekend Police Headquarters. Missing are registered more than 16 thousand people.
Most of the victims – in the prefectures of Miyagi, Fukushima and Iwate. Detriment of the country due to natural disasters, according to preliminary government estimates, may exceed 25 trillion yen (308 billion dollars). Up to 1 thousand bodies of earthquake victims and tsunami in Japan are in the exclusion zone around the stricken nuclear power plant. Bodies are not taken because of fears that the bodies heavily contaminated by radiation. At last week ‘Fukushima’ has been registered since the accident the maximum level of radiation. The level of radioactive iodine-131 in coastal waters of Japan, 300 meters from the plant emergency “Fukushima-1 ‘has exceeded the rate in 4385 times. In connection with the ‘Unpredictable situation’ at nuclear power plants ‘Fukushima-1’ the Japanese government raised the alert level in the country to the maximum: the failure of the cooling system is partially melted nuclear fuel rods.