The storage tanks for treated water at the tsunami-crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. Photo: Kyodo
The storage tanks for treated water at the tsunami-crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. Photo: Kyodo
Japan

UN nuke chief assures Fukushima water release plan follows safety standards amid global concerns

  • International concern over the plan has been widening with fears over the impact of radiation from the water on people in the region
  • Japan’s government said last week that the release is likely to begin sometime in the spring or summer and continue for decades

The storage tanks for treated water at the tsunami-crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. Photo: Kyodo
The storage tanks for treated water at the tsunami-crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. Photo: Kyodo
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