Scientists challenge Japan ocean dumping plan

Dr Arjun Makhijani
Dr Arjun Makhijani

In early 2023, Japan plans to begin dumping 1.3 million tonnes of treated radioactive wastewater from the Fukushima nuclear reactor into the Pacific Ocean. Fiercely opposed by local fishermen, seaweed farmers and residents near Fukushima, the nuclear dumping plan has also been challenged by the Pacific Islands Forum and neighbouring states like China and South Korea.

Japan’s Nuclear Regulation Authority has given the initial go ahead for construction of pipelines to dump the waste. However a growing number of scientists are raising their voice about . . .

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