Tanks containing contaminated water at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan. Photo: EPA-EFE Tanks containing contaminated water at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan. Photo: EPA-EFE
Tanks containing contaminated water at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan. Photo: EPA-EFE
Japan

Japan announces it will release treated radioactive water from Fukushima nuclear plant into sea

  • Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga met members of his Cabinet including industry minister Hiroshi Kajiyama to formalise the decision on Tuesday, despite concerns from China
  • The announcement comes a decade after a massive earthquake and tsunami triggered a triple meltdown in March 2011

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Tanks containing contaminated water at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan. Photo: EPA-EFE Tanks containing contaminated water at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan. Photo: EPA-EFE
Tanks containing contaminated water at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan. Photo: EPA-EFE
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