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Uproar Over Japan’s Decision to Disperse Radioactive Fukushima Waste Water via Counterpunch

By John LaForge Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga’s Cabinet on April 13 “gave permission” to Tokyo Electric Power Company (Tepco) to release over 1.25 million metric tons (1.38 million US tons) of Fukushima’s radioactive wastewater into the Pacific Ocean. Harsh … Continue reading

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Statement: We strongly condemn the decision by the Japanese government to release contaminated water into the ocean via FoE Japan

Today, at a Cabinet meeting, the Japanese government decided to discharge so-called ALPS (Advanced Liquid Processing System) treated water stored in tanks at the site of the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant into the ocean. There have been no public … Continue reading

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About that tritiated water: Who will decide and when? via The Japan Times

Virtually every news story about the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant acknowledges the tremendous ongoing problem of contaminated water that is accumulating in approximately 850 large tanks on-site. There are about 850,000 tons of water in the tanks at … Continue reading

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TEPCO may consider discharging contaminated water into sea: IAEA Xinhua News Agency via GlobalPost

TOKYO, Dec. 4 (Xinhua) — The head of an International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) mission in Japan monitoring the decommissioning process at the stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power station said Wednesday that discharging contaminated water into the Pacific Ocean might … Continue reading

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Fukushima Continues via Reader Supported News

By William Boardman he first thing to know about the danger from the radioactive mass remaining in the three reactors that melted down at Fukushima is that nobody knows how much radioactive material there is, nobody knows how much uranium … Continue reading

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Fisheries officials uneasy at TEPCO plan to release groundwater via Asahi Shimbun

IWAKI, Fukushima Prefecture–Local fisheries officials on May 13 withheld their consent to Tokyo Electric Power Co.’s plan to release into the sea groundwater that is now flowing into its stricken nuclear power plant. TEPCO is stuck with a steadily rising … Continue reading

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