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Japan to dump Fukushima radioactive water into Pacific Ocean

Peter Symonds:  The decision has provoked opposition and protests in Japan itself, as well as in neighbouring countries including China and South Korea, over the potential impact on the environment and human health … the plan, the radioactive water would be diluted using sea water to levels of tritium within international standards then discharged over several decades through a kilometre-long pipe into the sea … it was “choosing the easiest, cheapest, status quo way of simply dumping the contaminated water into the sea.” … Read here