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Is it safe to dump Fukushima waste into the sea? via The Guardian

Japan has called for hundreds of thousands tonnes of irradiated water from the nuclear plant to be released into the Pacific Ocean. Karl Mathiesen looks at the potential impacts More than 1,000 tanks brimming with irradiated water stand inland from … Continue reading

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Fish Off Fukushima, Japan, Show Elevated Levels of Cesium via the New York Times

TOKYO — Elevated levels of cesium still detected in fish off the Fukushima coast of Japan suggest that radioactive particles from last year’s nuclear disaster have accumulated on the seafloor and could contaminate sea life for decades, according to new … Continue reading

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