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Don’t dump on us: Pacific Islanders, marine scientists, urge Japan not to dump Fukushima radioactive water into the ocean via Beyond Nuclear International

By Linda Pentz Gunter The nuclear power industry has a long history of disproportionately impacting people of color, Indigenous communities and those living in the Global South. As Japan prepares to dump more than 1 million tonnes of radioactive water … Continue reading

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More data needed before ocean release of Fukushima water via Japan Times

[…] Japan’s nuclear regulator has stated that this can be done safely and the International Atomic Energy Agency has supported this position. We would argue that there is insufficient information to assess potential impacts on environmental and human health and … Continue reading

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Worker Lockout Is New Worry at Nuclear Plant via The Provincetown Independent

NRC says radioactive releases from Pilgrim have always been at safe levels BY CHRISTINE LEGERE MAR 30, 2022 PLYMOUTH — There is more to worry about than the possible discharge of a million gallons of radioactive water from the Pilgrim Nuclear Power … Continue reading

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Nuclear baloney via Beyond Nuclear International

AP story on states’ nuclear choice fails to point out key realities by Linda Pentz Gunter […] The mantra about solving the nuclear waste problem has been repeated since the dawn of the Nuclear Age, coming up on 80 years … Continue reading

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More fusion folly via Beyond Nuclear International

Billions already spent on ‘energy pipedream’ By David Blackburn Nuclear fusion has been a long-held ambition of the nuclear industry and governments who support nuclear power for decades. Since the end of the Second World War, governments around the world, … Continue reading

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“No Dumping of Contaminated Water into the Pacific Ocean! Rally to Protect the Ocean and Life!” via Manhattan Project for a Nuclear-Free World

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Fukushima: A Lasting Tragedy via Portside

The United States, the largest owner of nuclear power plants, promotes nuclear power as “safe and clean energy,” a wolf in sheep’s clothing. H. Patricia Hynes […] Five Years Later Considered the most complex industrial cleanup, not even robots were … Continue reading

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TEPCO to build undersea tunnel to release Fukushima water offshore via The Mainichi

[…] While the level of the radioactive substance tritium that remains in the treated water will be diluted to below regulatory standards, the decision to release it offshore into the Pacific is aimed at preventing reputational damage to local marine … Continue reading

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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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Even with water release, nuclear plant needs more storage tanks via Asahi Shimbun

[…] The maximum rate of water discharge allowed under the government’s basic plan would be less than the inflow of rainwater and groundwater at the nuclear power plant, meaning that additional water storage tanks would inevitably be needed at the … Continue reading

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