Tanks store treated radioactive water at the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, which Japan plans to release into the sea in 2023. Photo: Kyodo Tanks store treated radioactive water at the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, which Japan plans to release into the sea in 2023. Photo: Kyodo
Tanks store treated radioactive water at the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, which Japan plans to release into the sea in 2023. Photo: Kyodo
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Backlash to Japan’s Fukushima waste water plan quietens as South Korea, China assess the real cost

  • After initially strongly opposing Japan’s planned release of contaminated water, its neighbours are now pressing Tokyo to be transparent about the discharge
  • Analysts believe South Korea, Russia and Taiwan are more concerned about sacrificing bilateral ties with Japan – but China is still seething

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Tanks store treated radioactive water at the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, which Japan plans to release into the sea in 2023. Photo: Kyodo Tanks store treated radioactive water at the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, which Japan plans to release into the sea in 2023. Photo: Kyodo
Tanks store treated radioactive water at the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, which Japan plans to release into the sea in 2023. Photo: Kyodo
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