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  • 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 materials at the tsunami-wrecked Fukushima
  • 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 critisism of Japan, however, for lack of specific
  • 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 measured near the release point would be very
  • 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 Central Asia's Aral Sea Basin, according
  • 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 pesticides caused the collapse of the fishery,
  • 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 rainfall due to global warming. The
  • 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 Protocol meeting. The London Convention, to
  • 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 drain it into the sea and dilute it".
  • 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 damage to Fukushima nuclear power plant which was
  • 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 summer of 2022 if produced at its current rate.
  • 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 the world’s rivers, creeks, and streams is a
  • 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 Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) said the
  • 13 May 2019- 11:45 by Local Press Report TOKYO The Japan Times Plans are in place to increase water levels in reservoirs serving Tokyo and surrounding areas in a bid to meet demand during the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics. With more than 10 million people expected to arrive for the games, the
  • 5 May 2019- 11:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEWARK DE, United States Tapping into water found in the continental shelf beneath oceans for oil recovery could lead to adverse impacts onshore, according to new research. The research by scientists from the University of Delaware, US and Sun-Yat Sen
  • 19 Apr 2019- 12:11 by Local Press Report TOKYO NHK World The operator of the Fukushima Daiichi power plant will soon begin removing nuclear fuel from a storage pool inside one of the damaged reactor buildings at the complex. Tokyo Electric Power Company will start removing fuel from the pool of the

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