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Hot Water: Radioactive Contaminants are Seeping Into Drinking Water Around the US via CounterPunch

January 4, 2023BY LYNNE PEEPLES When Jeni Knack moved to Simi Valley, California, in 2018, she had no idea that her family’s new home was within 5 miles of a former nuclear and rocket testing laboratory, perched atop a plateau and … Continue reading

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IAEA reviews water release from damaged Japan nuclear plant via AP

By MARI YAMAGUCHI TOKYO (AP) — A team from the International Atomic Energy Agency on Monday began its review of Japan’s plan to begin releasing more than a million tons of treated radioactive water into the sea from the wrecked … Continue reading

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Please spread “International Signature Campaign Against the Discharge of Contaminated Water” via Change.org

福島原発事故10年国際署名実行委員会 AUG 28, 2021 —  Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) has decided to dump contaminated water into the ocean through a tunnel 1km offshore. A senior official from the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) said, “If we dumped the … Continue reading

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If it’s safe, dump it in Tokyo. We in the Pacific don’t want Japan’s nuclear wastewater via the Guardian

Joey Tau and Talei Luscia Mangioni Japan’s plans to discharge radioactive wastewater into the Pacific Ocean is a callous act that would do catastrophic harm Earlier this month, the Japanese government announced plans to discharge 1m tonnes of radioactive wastewater accruing since the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster … Continue reading

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Activists respond on water contamination via Samoa Observer

Regional environment and climate non-Governmental organisations (N.G.O.) Youngsolwara Pacific and Youth4Climate Project have raised concerns over Japan’s decision to release 1 million tonnes of water contaminated from the damaged Fukushima nuclear power plant into the Pacific Ocean.  Youngsolwara Pacific, which … Continue reading

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Catholic bishops of Japan, Korea criticize Fukushima radioactivity clean-up plans via Catholic News Agency

CNA Staff, Feb 10, 2021 / 12:25 am MT (CNA).- The Catholic bishops of Japan and Korea have criticized the Japanese government’s plans to release into the sea millions of gallons of radioactive water from the tsunami-damaged Fukushima nuclear plant. … Continue reading

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Tepco to compensate for losses from Fukushima water release via The Japan Times

FUKUSHIMA – Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings Inc. will compensate for declines in sales of local agricultural products caused by the planned release of treated water from its Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant, executive Makoto Okura said in an interview. Tepco … Continue reading

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Fukushima’s Radioactive Wastewater Dilemma via Hakai Magazine

What to do with hundreds of thousands of tonnes of contaminated water? by  Amorina Kingdon The word “Fukushima” has become known globally as shorthand for a nuclear disaster that happened at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant on the coast of … Continue reading

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‘Brutal Truth’: Fukushima’s Radioactive Water Threatens Life Worldwide, Warns Environmental Journo via Sputnik

by Mohamed Elmaazi Sputnik: The Japanese government appears to have decided that they are going to dump radioactive waste from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant into the Pacific Ocean. Haven’t they already been doing this since the 2011 nuclear accident? Robert Hunziker: Since … Continue reading

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Fukushima reactor water could damage human DNA if released, says Greenpeace via The Guardian

Environmental organisation says ‘dangerous’ levels of carbon-14 exist in water that could soon be released into Pacific ocean Contaminated water that will reportedly be released into the sea from the wrecked Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant contains a radioactive substance … Continue reading

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