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  1. South Korea Expresses Concern About New Fukushima Water Release Plan

    30 Mar 2020- 08:15 by Staff- Water Diplomat SEOUL, South Korea South Korea has expressed concern about a new draft plan from Japan to release contaminated Fukushima water from its disabled Fukushima nuclear power plant into the sea. The country’s Office f ...

    Staff - Water D... - 04/02/2020 - 10:54

  2. Japan Government Fukushima Water Release Plan Has IAEA Support

    3 Mar 2020- 08:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TOKYO, Japan The Director of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Rafael Grossi, has indicated support for the Japan government’s proposal to release contaminated water from the Fukushima nuclear plan ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/03/2020 - 10:39

  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. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. South Korea: Police Questions City Officials Over Contaminated Tap Water

    2 Aug 2019- 11:12 by Local Press Report INCHEON The Korea Herald Police said Wednesday they had called in Incheon city officials for questioning in connection with the reddish tap water problem that has swept through parts of the city over the past few mo ...

    Local Press Report - 08/02/2019 - 11:12

  8. Climate Change: National Adaptation Plans Technical Guidelines Launched

    8 Apr 2019- 08:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden Global Water Partnership (GWP) has launched a new publication, "Addressing Water in National Adaptation Plans (NAP) – Water Supplement to the UNFCCC NAP Technical Guidelines". A laun ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/08/2019 - 08:21

  9. South Korea Turns On Tap Water For Region Of North Korea, Denies Breach Of International Sanctions

    12 Oct 2018- 08:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SEOUL, South Korea South Korea has announced the reopening of water treatment plants to service a new Inter-Korean Joint Liaison Office in Kaesong; tap water will also be provided to North Korean residents in ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/12/2018 - 08:57

  10. IPCC Report: "The Next Few Years Are Probably The Most Important In Our History"

    8 Oct 2018- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent INCHEON, South Korea On October 6, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) issued its “Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5 degrees C”. The report   to assess the differences between allowing te ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/08/2018 - 10:08

  11. Seoul Signs Skills Deal with Parana State

    28 Sep 2017- 08:15 by Local Press Report SEOUL Korea JoongAng Daily The Seoul city government announced Wednesday an agreement with Parana, Brazil, to share Seoul’s waterworks skills to improve the local water supply and reduce the level of non-revenue wa ...

    Local Press Report - 09/28/2017 - 08:15

  12. North Korea Releases Dam Water Without Notice

    23 Aug 2017- 08:45 by Local Press Report YEONCHEON Korea Herald The North opened the floodgates of Hwanggang Dam on the western inter-Korean border, sending water into the Imjin River flowing to the South and causing water levels under the river's no ...

    Local Press Report - 08/23/2017 - 08:45

  13. Record Rainfall Hits South Korean City

    19 Jul 2017- 12:53 by Local Press Report CHEONGIU South China Morning Post According to the Korea Meteorological Administration (KMA), the city had 290.1 millimeters of rain, the most in 22 years since August 1995 when it had 293 millimeters of rain. The ...

    Local Press Report - 07/19/2017 - 12:53

  14. Water Issue Can Escalate Inter-Korean Tensions

    29 Jun 2017- 07:15 by Local Press Report SEOUL Korea Times Climate change is creating water scarcity around the world, and Korea is not an exception, especially considering inter-Korean relations. In 2009, North Korea released water from a dam on the Imji ...

    Local Press Report - 06/29/2017 - 07:15

  15. South Korea Reservoir Recognized As Heritage Structure

    24 Oct 2016- 08:21 by Local Press Report GIMJE Yonhap News Agency An international non-governmental organization on water management technology has decided to recognize the Byeokgol Reservoir, the oldest and largest reservoir on the Korean Peninsula locat ...

    Local Press Report - 10/24/2016 - 08:21