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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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Japan faces another Fukushima disaster crisis via climate news network

November 3rd, 2020, by Paul Brown […] The water, contained in a thousand giant tanks, has been steadily accumulating since the nuclear accident in 2011. It has been used to cool the three reactors that suffered a meltdown as a result … Continue reading

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Faslane to dump up to 50 times more radioactive waste in the Clyde via The Ferret

Rob Edwards on March 1, 2020 […] An application by the MoD to overhaul waste disposal from the Faslane and Coulport nuclear bases near Helensburgh suggests that radioactive discharges could rise sharply as more submarines are stationed there. The liquid waste comes from the reactors that … Continue reading

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Releasing radioactive water would further damage Fukushima’s reputation via the Japan Times

By Yuhei Sato Releasing the treated radioactive water stored at the Fukushima No.1 nuclear power plant risks further damage to the disaster-hit prefecture’s reputation and negates the nine-year effort to dispel negative perceptions about local agricultural produce, fisheries and tourism. … Continue reading

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Japan tries to dilute tritium danger via Beyond Nuclear International

More than one million tonnes of radioactively contaminated water has already accumulated at the destroyed Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant site, stored in steel tanks and increasing in volume daily — by some accounts one new tank is added every … Continue reading

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ALPS system at Fukushima No. 1 plant failing to remove more than tritium from toxic cooling water via the Japan Times

[…] The government and Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings Inc. are under pressure to dispose the treated water, which is accumulating in hundreds of tanks on the premises. One option is to dump it into the sea, as tritium, a … Continue reading

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Clearing the Radioactive Rubble Heap That Was Fukushima Daiichi, 7 Years On via Scientific American (Reader Supported News)

By Tim Hornyak, Scientific American The water is tainted, the wreckage is dangerous, and disposing of it will be a prolonged, complex and costly process   even years after one of the largest earthquakes on record unleashed a massive tsunami … Continue reading

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Coast Guard Proposes to Transport Radioactive Fracking Wastewater by Barge via Reader Supported News

By Emily DeMarco he U.S. Coast Guard, which regulates the country-s waterways, will allow shale gas companies to ship fracking wastewater on the nation-s rivers and lakes under a proposed policy published Wednesday. The Coast Guard began studying the issue … Continue reading

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【videos and images】Under the Radar: Radioactive frack waste via Shale Reporter

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