In this Oct. 9, 2012 photo, dying pine trees, part of the windbreak forest severely damaged by March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami, stand near the Arahama beach in Sendai, northeastern Japan. Japan's accounting of its budget for reconstruction from the disasters is crammed with spending on unrelated projects, while all along Japan's northeastern coast, dozens of communities remain uncertain of whether, when and how they will rebuild. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)

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In this Oct. 9, 2012 photo, dying pine trees, part of the windbreak forest severely damaged by March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami, stand near the Arahama beach in Sendai, northeastern Japan. Japan's accounting of its budget for reconstruction from the disasters is crammed with spending on unrelated projects, while all along Japan's northeastern coast, dozens of communities remain uncertain of whether, when and how they will rebuild. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
In this Oct. 9, 2012 photo, dying pine trees, part of the windbreak forest severely damaged by March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami, stand near the Arahama beach in Sendai, northeastern Japan. Japan's accounting of its budget for reconstruction from the disasters is crammed with spending on unrelated projects, while all along Japan's northeastern coast, dozens of communities remain uncertain of whether, when and how they will rebuild. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
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