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Storage tanks for contaminated water stand at the Tokyo Electric Power Company's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant on Feb. 3, 2020 in Okuma, Japan. (Photo: Kazuhiro Nogi/AFP via Getty Images) News
'An Appalling Environmental Crime': Japan to Dump Radioactive Fukushima Water Into Pacific Ocean
"The moment that I hear the word 'treated' being used instead of 'contaminated,' I can't think differently than this is a kind of newspeak," said one Greenpeace official.
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Storage tanks for radioactive water stand at Tokyo Electric Power Co.'s (Tepco) Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant on January 29, 2020 in Okuma, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan. News
'An Appalling Act of Industrial Vandalism': Japanese Officials Do PR for Plan to Dump Fukushima Water Into Ocean
The Japanese government told embassy officials from nearly two dozen countries that releasing the water into the ocean was a "feasible" approach that could be done "with certainty."
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Fukushima Reactor Cleanup Delayed by Five Years as Japanese Public Demands End to Nuclear Energy
The delay comes days after Japan's government proposed releasing contaminated water from the plant into the ocean.
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'What Corporate Impunity Looks Like': Court Acquits Tepco Executives for Role in Fukushima Nuclear Disaster
"I had braced myself that we might not get a clean victory, but this is too awful."
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Japan's New Environmental Minister Calls for Closing Down All Nuclear Reactors to Prevent Another Disaster Like Fukushima
"We will be doomed if we allow another nuclear accident to occur."
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Plan to Release Radioactive Fukushima Wastewater Into Pacific Ocean Panned by Critics
"Another reason to not build nuclear power plants."
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Climate change itself works against nuclear power; severe droughts have led to the shutting down of reactors as the surrounding waters become too warm to provide the vital cooling function. (Photo: Reinhard Marscha - stock.adobe.com) Views
The False Promise of Nuclear Power
We must free ourselves from the false hope that a technology designed for ultimate destruction could be transmogrified into ultimate life-enhancement.
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Diablo Canyon Power Plant. (Photo: Wikimedia) Views
The Quake to Make Los Angeles a Radioactive Dead Zone
Nothing significant has been done to improve safety at two coastal reactors upwind of ten million people that are surrounded by earthquake faults in a tsunami zone like the one where the four Fukushima reactors have already exploded
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Japanese Prosecutors Demand 5 Years in Prison for Executives Facing Trial for Fukushima Nuclear Disaster
"It was easy to safeguard the plant against tsunami, but they kept operating the plant heedlessly."
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Local Fury and Health Concerns as Japan Plans to Dump a Million Tons of Radioactive Fukushima Water Into Ocean
One nuclear specialist argued that the Japanese government's reported plan "cannot be considered an action without risk to the marine environment and human health"
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