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Ruling Party Chief Urges Japan to Fully Disclose Information on Radioactive Water via KBS World

[…] Lee made the request when he met with Japan’s Ambassador to South Korea Koji Tomita at the National Assembly on Thursday. Following the meeting, Lee said to reporters that he had told the ambassador that Japan should fully disclose … Continue reading

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Navy to study impact on radioactive water leak by Japan via Korea Times

By Kang Seung-woo The Navy announced, Tuesday, plans to study the effects of radioactive water on its operations in an apparent countermeasure against Japan’s alleged plan to dump the contaminated water from its Fukushima nuclear plant into the ocean. While … Continue reading

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[Column] Japan dumping radioactive water into the ocean impacts all of humankind via Hankyoreh

In 2020, humankind has to face a number of challenges that we have never experienced before. One of them is the possibility that radioactively contaminated water from the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant will be dumped into the ocean. According … Continue reading

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SOUTH KOREA BRINGS FUKUSHIMA WASTEWATER ISSUE TO LONDON CONVENTION MEETING via WWD

BY CRISTINA TUSER The South Korean Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries (MOF) raised the danger of Japan’s contaminated water from the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant as an international issue at a meeting to the London Convention.  South Korea’s Ministry of … Continue reading

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Multiple Nuclear Reactors Stopped in South Korea via Business Korea

The safety of nuclear power generation in South Korea is being called into question with nuclear power plants allowed to be put back into operation stopping one after another. Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power announced on Sept. 7 that Shin-Wolsong … Continue reading

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South Korea summons Japanese diplomat over plans for Fukushima water via The Japan Times

SEOUL – South Korea’s Foreign Ministry on Monday summoned the economy minister from the Japanese Embassy in Seoul to discuss a reported plan to discharge waste water, contaminated due to the meltdown at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant, into the … Continue reading

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Cracks found in containment building of UAE nuclear power plant built by S. Korean companies via Hankyoreh

There may be cracks in the containment building at the third unit at the Barakah nuclear power plant that South Korean companies are building in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The grease inserted into the concrete walls as a lubricant … Continue reading

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Scholars demand Moon halt his nuclear policy via The Korea Herald

“(The government) should immediately halt the push to extinguish the nuclear energy industry that provides cheap electricity to the general public,” the group said in a press release. During a ceremony in Busan last month to mark the permanent shutdown … Continue reading

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Shut down school near nuke plants becomes place to experience renewable energy via The Hankyoreh

As the student began forcefully pedaling the bicycle in the first-floor hallway of the former Hangni branch school of Ilgwang Elementary School in Busan on Apr. 5, the blender went into motion. Nineteen on-looking Ilgwang fourth graders gasped in astonishment. … Continue reading

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[Interview] Wolseong-1 vulnerable to Fukushima-style nuclear disaster via The Hankyoreh

“For the lifespan of Wolseong-1 to be extended, it needs to adhere to the latest technological specifications, but none of those were implemented. That leaves the reactor vulnerable to a serious disaster such as what happened at Fukushima,” said Ha … Continue reading

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