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Former U.S. sailors accuse Tokyo utility, Navy of ignoring radiation exposure

NEW YORK -- A pair of U.S. Navy veterans today marked the two-year anniversary of the Fukushima nuclear meltdown in Japan with a media splash meant to draw more attention to a lawsuit aimed at the Tokyo Electric Power Co. for alleged radiation poisoning. The former Navy quartermasters are suing TEPCO for radiation exposure they claim to have suffered while aboard the USS Ronald Reagan, which was called to waters around the Fukushima region in northeast Japan shortly after an earthquake and tsunami wiped out the area two years ago.

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