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  1. Radioactive Fukushima Waste Destined For Pacific?

    13 Jan 2020- 09:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SEOUL, South Korea The government of Japan looks likely to proceed with a controlled ocean-release of radioactive wastewater associated with the Fukushima disaster, a move criticised by environmental groups in ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/14/2020 - 09:31

  2. Japan Considers Options For Disposal Of Radioactive Fukushima Water

    27 Dec 2019- 07:05 by Local Press Report TOKYO The Japan Times The economy and industry ministry has proposed gradually releasing or allowing to evaporate massive amounts of waste liquid that has been treated but is still contaminated with radioactive mat ...

    Local Press Report - 12/30/2019 - 08:34

  3. South Korea Seeks Additional Data On Release Of Contaminated Fukushima Water

    2 Dec 2019- 08:08 by Staff- Water Diplomat TOKYO, Japan The government of Japan government has sought to reassure neighboring countries that contaminated water from the Fukushima nuclear power plant will be dealt with “appropriately”. There has been criti ...

    Staff - Water D... - 12/05/2019 - 09:23

  4. Japan Authorities Say It's Safe To Dump Radioactive Fukushima Water Into Pacific

    20 Nov 2019- 05:27 by Local Press Report TOKYO The Japan Times The industry ministry said Monday it would be safe to release water contaminated by the Fukushima nuclear disaster into the ocean, stressing that on an annual basis the amount of radiation mea ...

    Local Press Report - 11/20/2019 - 05:27

  5. Mystery Of Saltwater Intrusion That Disrupted Tokyo Airport

    10 Nov 2019- 09:49 by Local Press Report TOKYO The Japan Times Water has been fully restored to Haneda airport following a three-day disruption caused by saltwater intrusion, the operator of its domestic terminals said Friday. Japan Airport Terminal Co. s ...

    Local Press Report - 11/10/2019 - 09:57

  6. Water Shortage Risk For 70 Million People In Aral Sea Basin

    7 Nov 2019- 07:27 by Local Press Report TOKYO UN University Unless well-funded and coordinated joint efforts are stepped up, ongoing over-withdrawals compounded by climate change will cause dangerous water shortages for some 70 million people living in Ce ...

    Local Press Report - 11/07/2019 - 07:27

  7. Japan Fisheries Failures Associated With Pesticides

    4 Nov 2019- 07:17 by Local Press Report TOKYO EcoWatch Scientists announced today that pesticide use on rice fields led to the collapse of a nearby fishery in Lake Shinji, Japan, according to a new study. While it is impossible to say that the use of pest ...

    Local Press Report - 11/04/2019 - 07:17

  8. Japan Addresses Disastrous Floods Associated With Climate Change

    27 Oct 2019- 09:20 by Local Press Report TOKYO The Japan Times In the wake of a recent series of increasingly severe rain-caused disasters, the infrastructure ministry is discussing new steps to prevent river flooding, with an eye on expected increases in ...

    Local Press Report - 10/27/2019 - 09:20

  9. Japan Rail Project Stalled By Water Concerns

    25 Oct 2019- 12:05 by Local Press Report SHIZUOKA Japan Times Construction of a new maglev line connecting Tokyo and Nagoya has come to a standstill, with Shizuoka Prefecture refusing to give the green light to the full-scale drilling of a tunnel under th ...

    Local Press Report - 10/25/2019 - 12:05

  10. South Korea Raises Fukushima Water Release Concerns To London Convention

    14 Oct 2019- 07:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TOKYO, Japan The fishing industry of South Korea has& brought its concerns over the release of the contaminated water at Japan's Fukushima nuclear power plant into the sea to the London Convention and ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/10/2019 - 10:55

  11. Dumping Radioactive Fukushima Water Into The Pacific May Be "Only Option": Minister

    15 Sep 2019- 07:29 by Staff- Water Diplomat TOKYO, Japan Yoshiaki Harada, Japan’s environment minister, commenting on Tokyo Electric Power's (TEPCO) lack of storage capacity for contaminated Fukushima water, has said "The only option will be to ...

    Staff - Water D... - 10/10/2019 - 09:32

  12. Still No Japan Plan For Fukushima Water Disposal

    7 Sep 2019- 08:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TOKYO, Japan The government of Japan has told diplomats that it is still considering options for handling contaminated toxic radioactive water stored as part of contamination management measures following damag ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/07/2019 - 08:36

  13. Fukushima Radioactive Water Storage Capacity Will Hit Limit In 2022

    13 Aug 2019- 04:46 by Local Press Report TOKYO The Japan Times Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings Inc. has found that treated water from the meltdown-hit Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant is expected to reach full storage capacity by around the summe ...

    Local Press Report - 08/13/2019 - 05:00

  14. New Data Enhances Accuracy Of Global River Maps

    28 Jul 2019- 06:39 by Staff- Water Diplomat TOKYO, Japan Research studies of river hydrology and hydrodynamics can now be enhanced by new hydrography data developed by scientists at the University of Tokyo and released earlier this month. Mapping all of t ...

    Staff - Water D... - 08/27/2019 - 09:08

  15. Tinkle, Tinkle, Little Star

    26 Jul 2019- 11:01 by Local Press Report TOKYO Space Daily Japan's astronauts could be drinking water distilled from their own urine in the near future, thanks to the latest innovation from Japan's space agency. Satoshi Matsumoto of Japan Aerosp ...

    Local Press Report - 07/26/2019 - 11:12

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