Japan Will Dump Radioactive Wastewater In Pacific

TOKYO

Running out of space to store water contaminated by fuel that escaped during the Fukushima meltdown, the Japanese government is preparing to release it into the Pacific Ocean – despite the presence of radioactive elements. The government claims that radioactive material is being reduced to non-detectable levels through the Advanced Liquid Processing System procedure, but there is evidence that this process does not remove many radioactive elements. Tepco, which operates the plant, admits the water contains tritium, but insist the levels are “safe.”

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