People rally in front of the prime minister’s office in Tokyo on April 13, protesting the Japanese government’s decision to release treated radioactive water from the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant into the sea. Photo: Kyodo
People rally in front of the prime minister’s office in Tokyo on April 13, protesting the Japanese government’s decision to release treated radioactive water from the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant into the sea. Photo: Kyodo

Letters | Japan’s Fukushima waste water plan has its merits. Critics should not jump to conclusions

  • Among the available options, discharging treated radioactive water into the ocean seems the most reasonable, balancing the need to dispose of the water with health concerns
  • Japan’s decision should not be judged in haste, without considering the pros and cons

People rally in front of the prime minister’s office in Tokyo on April 13, protesting the Japanese government’s decision to release treated radioactive water from the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant into the sea. Photo: Kyodo
People rally in front of the prime minister’s office in Tokyo on April 13, protesting the Japanese government’s decision to release treated radioactive water from the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant into the sea. Photo: Kyodo
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