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Japan Set To Release Radioactive Fukushima Water Into The Sea

OilPrice.com Monday, 19 October 2020
Japan will release a million tons of water used in the Fukushima nuclear power plant into the sea, the BBC has reported, citing Japanese media. The reports add that the water will be diluted to reduce its radioactivity levels. Even so, environmental groups and fishing industry organizations are against the release of the liquid into the sea, despite assurances from scientists that the risk of contamination is low. The water will first be diluted to reduce the concentration of radioactive material 40 times, according to some of the reports. The…
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News video: Japan 'to dump' Fukushima water in sea

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Japan's government has decided to release radioactive water from the destroyed Fukushima nuclear plant into the sea, with a formal announcement expected to be made this month, according to media reports in the country. Joe Davies reports.

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