Fukushima’s Treated Water Release Sparks Controversy and Affects Trade Relations

Fukushima’s Treated Water Release Sparks Controversy and Affects Trade Relations
# 20 November 2023 09:34 (UTC +04:00)

Following the devastating earthquake and tsunami in March 2011, decommissioning of the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant has been a pressing issue, APA reports citing BNN Breaking.

Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) recently announced the third release of treated water into the ocean, a critical step in this process. Despite the removal of most radioactive materials from the water, the decision has sparked significant opposition.

TEPCO’s ongoing efforts to safely decommission the plant involve a long-term strategy to handle the vast amounts of contaminated water accumulated since the disaster. The treated water release is a fundamental part of this plan. Regulatory authorities are closely monitoring the process to ensure the protection of public health and the environment.

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THE OPERATION IS BEING PERFORMED